Troy Percival

  • [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    [THE HANGOVER] Elliot Johnson Has Real Shot At Making Roster

    March 17, 2008 at 8:36 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (14 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Tigers 2. The Good: James Shields was..well…he was James Shields. 2 hits, no runs in 4.2 innings. Andy Sonnanstine continues to lay claim to one of the final two spots in the rotation striking out 5 in […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evan Longoria Makes Yet Another Statement

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evan Longoria Makes Yet Another Statement

    March 15, 2008 at 9:28 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (16 days until opening day) DRG here again to cover my Devil Dogs while The Prof is covering competitive sledding in Canada… Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 8, Blue Jays 4. I know it is only spring training but it is a nice feeling to see the […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] All-Star Game Could Come To St. Pete As Early As 2014

    [HAPPY HOUR] All-Star Game Could Come To St. Pete As Early As 2014

    March 14, 2008 at 5:00 pm 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (17 days until Opening Day) With the Rays proposed stadium starting to feel like it could become a reality, we got to wondering when the new stadium might host a Major League All-Star game. The Rays are one of only three franchises that have never hosted the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Shelley Shirley Duncan Is The New A.J. Pierzynski (A Little Bitch)

    [THE HANGOVER] Shelley Shirley Duncan Is The New A.J. Pierzynski (A Little Bitch)

    March 13, 2008 at 9:49 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (18 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Spankees 6. Andy Sonnanstine got his first start of the spring and looked sharp going 3 scoreless and giving up only 1 hit. He did not walk a batter. Troy Percival pitched another perfect inning in the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Being Edwin Jackson

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Being Edwin Jackson

    March 10, 2008 at 8:37 am 10 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (21 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Reds 6, Tampa Bay Rays 4. Edwin Jacskon allowed all 6 runs in the second inning on 6 hits, 2 walks and 2 errors. Jackson retired the last 6 batters he faced in the 3rd and 4th and 5 other pitchers […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Another Rain-Shortened Game Means Less Work For Pitchers

    [THE HANGOVER] Another Rain-Shortened Game Means Less Work For Pitchers

    March 7, 2008 at 10:45 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (24 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 6, Philies 4. Akinori Iwamura and Carlos Pena went deep. James Shields started, going three innings. He allowed 6 hits and 2 runs, both on a home run. Willy Aybar came on late and played first base making […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Playing With New-Found Intensity

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Playing With New-Found Intensity

    March 6, 2008 at 1:49 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (25 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Houston 8, Tampa Bay Rays 4. Jason Hammel started. He worked three innings, allowing 2 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits, but did not walk a batter. Reid Brignac made his first spring appearance going 0-2. Scott Dohmann’s shot at a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Jeff Niemann Suffers In Spring Debut With Kazitus

    [THE HANGOVER] Jeff Niemann Suffers In Spring Debut With Kazitus

    March 3, 2008 at 9:52 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (28 days until Opening Day) Yesterday: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Pirates 5. The Rays are now 3-0 after starting the 2007 spring schedule 1-14. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Jeff Niemann did not allow a run yesterday in his first spring appearance, but it took him 33 pitches to […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Joe Maddon Didn’t Want Percival To Be A Pitcher

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Joe Maddon Didn’t Want Percival To Be A Pitcher

    February 23, 2008 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (37 days until opening day) DRG here again to get you through the weekend… DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… I love this story…In 1990 Joe Maddon was a minor league instructor for the Angels. Troy Percival was a single-A catcher that could barely hit .200. The team wanted […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] David Price Goes Live

    [THE HANGOVER] David Price Goes Live

    February 22, 2008 at 9:53 am 6 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (38 days until Opening Day)These links are starting to get out of hand. Is it just us or does it seem like the amount of Rays coverage has gone through the roof this Spring? We may have to make an executive decision to break up “The Hangover” […]