Troy Percival

  • [THE HANGOVER] Percival Return From DL; Rays Drop Finale To Jays

    [THE HANGOVER] Percival Return From DL; Rays Drop Finale To Jays

    July 21, 2008 at 11:08 am 3 comments

    THE GOOD: The Red Sox were swept in Anaheim by the Angels, maintaining the Rays 1.5 game lead in the AL East. THE BAD: The Yankees swept the A’s. We suppose the good news there is that the Rays now have one less enemy in the wild card hunt. After […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Benny Boo Boo’s Shot That May Have Saved Rays Season

    [THE HANGOVER] Benny Boo Boo’s Shot That May Have Saved Rays Season

    July 19, 2008 at 11:50 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist. In the second inning, BenZo made a Jason Bartlett-esque play in the hole, turning and making a one-hop throw to first for the out. Later, with the Rays trailing 1-0 in the 7th and one of the game’s best pitchers on the mound, Eric Hinske drew […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Get Break At Much Needed Time

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Get Break At Much Needed Time

    July 17, 2008 at 1:17 pm 2 comments

    THE GOOD: We are back after a much-needed 7-day vacation and an even more needed 4-day mini-vacation for 22 of the players and all of the coaches and staff…The AL won the All-Star game with a little help from a couple of Rays. This is significant as it means if […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Take A Gigantic Dump On Hallowed Grounds Of Yankee Stadium

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Take A Gigantic Dump On Hallowed Grounds Of Yankee Stadium

    July 9, 2008 at 9:55 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Everything we threw last night somehow managed to miss the TV. THE BAD: That was the worst thing the Rays could have done in the opener of this 2-game set. They walked out on the field at Yankee Stadium and took a gigantic dump right on the hallowed […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Sweep Red Sox, Stretch Lead In East

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Sweep Red Sox, Stretch Lead In East

    July 3, 2008 at 10:20 am 5 comments

    THE GOOD: The 7th inning. Gary Glover was ginormous in the 7th with a man on second with no outs and Manny Being Manny up in a 4-1 game. There is a very big difference psychologically, between a 3-run lead and a 4-run lead. After working the count full on […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Punch The Bully Right In The Nose

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Punch The Bully Right In The Nose

    July 1, 2008 at 10:20 am 5 comments

    Updates will be limited over the next day or two. Mrs. Professor seems to think I need to hang out with friends and family just because they came all this way for some silly ceremony. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Evan Longoria was named AL Player of the Week. [MLB] Conveniently, Rocco […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Jump Back Into First Place; On Pace For 98 Wins

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Jump Back Into First Place; On Pace For 98 Wins

    June 30, 2008 at 10:20 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: Andy Sonnanstine worked into the 7th inning for the first time since May 16 in St. Louis, a span of 8 starts…Shawn Riggans was 3-4 and broke a 0-0 tie with a lonnnnggggg home run in the 4th inning…Troy Percival did walk a batter and needed 22 pitches, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Carl Crawford Is Starting To Look Familiar

    [THE HANGOVER] Carl Crawford Is Starting To Look Familiar

    June 26, 2008 at 10:21 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: The extra-base hits are coming more frequently for Carl Crawford. Last night CC drove in 5 with a pair of home runs. He has 5 extra-base hits in his last 7 games after only having 1 in the 10 previous games. He also has 6 multi-hit games in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Marlins Giftwrap The Rays 45th Win

    [THE HANGOVER] Marlins Giftwrap The Rays 45th Win

    June 25, 2008 at 10:35 am 6 comments

    THE GOOD: Aki Iwamura’s 2-run home run in the 3rd. How did that get out of the park? That looked like a lazy flyball off the bat. In fact, it was Aki’s 200th career home run…The Top of the 8th could very easily fall in the bad category if not […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Sonnanstine Survives Shaky First To Pick Up 7th Win

    [THE HANGOVER] Sonnanstine Survives Shaky First To Pick Up 7th Win

    June 14, 2008 at 1:46 pm 1 comment

    THE GOOD: Andy Sonnanstine was lucky he only gave up 2 runs in the first inning. A strike-‘em-out-throw-‘em-out, got the Rays out of the top of the first only down 2-0. And the Rays offense did exactly what they needed, scoring twice in the bottom half of the inning on […]