Troy Percival

  • [PITCHING STAFF HANGOVER] Look At Toll Of 2008 On Rays Pitching Staff; Garza Could Take Step Back In ’09

    [PITCHING STAFF HANGOVER] Look At Toll Of 2008 On Rays Pitching Staff; Garza Could Take Step Back In ’09

    November 10, 2008 at 4:20 pm 1 comment

    This morning we linked to a story in which we learned that Jim Hickey has ordered the pitching staff to not even touch a baseball until January. Buster Olney references a number of recent teams that made deep October playoff runs and then suffered from a breakdown of the pitching […]

     
  • [CLIFF FLOYD] Cliff Floyd’s Injury Could Lead To Retirement

    [CLIFF FLOYD] Cliff Floyd’s Injury Could Lead To Retirement

    October 28, 2008 at 10:59 am 8 comments

    Cliff Floyd was removed from the World Series roster with a suspected tear of the labrum in his right shoulder. Now Floyd says the injury could end his career. “If I have any more surgeries, my career’s a wrap,” Floyd said. “If it’s something I can rehab from, we’ll see […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] ‘Blue Man Grandma’ Will Haunt Our Nightmares

    [HAPPY HOUR] ‘Blue Man Grandma’ Will Haunt Our Nightmares

    October 24, 2008 at 4:09 pm 2 comments

    Earlier today we discussed how a rainout in game 3 will leave the Rays and Phillies scrambling for a starter in a potential game 7. Now we want to hear your opinion… Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Some curious photos from game 2. The “Blue Man” Grandma […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Drop Opener; Big Guns Coming

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Drop Opener; Big Guns Coming

    October 23, 2008 at 10:13 am 26 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: It was a perfect game for the Phillies. They had their best pitcher on the mound against the Rays #3 starter. They got a number of breaks during the game, including a safe-call on […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Edwin Jackson Is Added To Playoff Roster

    [HAPPY HOUR] Edwin Jackson Is Added To Playoff Roster

    October 9, 2008 at 7:27 pm 2 comments

    THE TELLING: There was a lot of discussion as to whether Eric Hinske or Fernando Perez would be left off the roster in the ALCS. We are not sure why it was even a question. Joe Maddon needs Perez on the roster. When Jon Lester starts for the Red Sox, […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] The Best Cure For A Hangover? Happy Hour

    [HAPPY HOUR] The Best Cure For A Hangover? Happy Hour

    October 7, 2008 at 4:27 pm 13 comments

    A few afternoon links to get you through the last hour… DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… [Let's try this again with an actual link] YES! They’re baaaccckkkkkk on the bandwagon. [Mets Rays Geek] Joe Maddon would not answer directly but Troy Percival could be part of the ALCS roster, but Shawn Riggans […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Upton Rediscovered Stroke, Longoria May Have Lost His

    [THE HANGOVER] Upton Rediscovered Stroke, Longoria May Have Lost His

    October 6, 2008 at 10:08 am 0 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: Split against 2 tough lefties. It is no secret that the Rays do not handle lefties well. During the season, the Rays were only 25-24 against lefties. Prior to the series, if you were […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Maddon Still Undecided About RF And DH For Game 2

    [THE HANGOVER] Maddon Still Undecided About RF And DH For Game 2

    October 3, 2008 at 10:04 am 4 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, boxscores or schedule… Best and most telling quote we have read yet about the Rays first playoff game comes from Her Rays: You know what was really refreshing about this game. It was the playoffs and the Rays still looked […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Crawford To Start In Left Field In Game 1

    [HAPPY HOUR] Crawford To Start In Left Field In Game 1

    September 30, 2008 at 4:30 pm 6 comments

    [Update: 9:58pm] And the Rays opponent in the ALDS will be the Chicago White Sox after their 1-0 victory over the Twins. This season the Rays were 6-4 against the Sox, going 4-3 in two series at the Trop back in April and May and taking 2 of 3 in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Have To Choose Between Crawford And Percival

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Have To Choose Between Crawford And Percival

    September 30, 2008 at 9:26 am 20 comments

    Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… In case you missed it yesterday afternoon, we ran a bunch of “Webtopia” links in the evening “Happy Hour” feature. [Rays Index] If the Rays decide to carry Carl Crawford on the postseason roster, they could choose to go with only 10 […]