Ty Wigginton

  • Bigger Rays All-Star Snub: Soriano Or Zobrist?

    Bigger Rays All-Star Snub: Soriano Or Zobrist?

    July 6, 2010 at 11:00 am 7 comments

    Since it was announced that Evan Longoria, Carl Crawford and David Price would represent the Rays in the 2010 All-Star game next week, many have cited Rafael Soriano as one of the bigger snubs in the American League. It is hard to argue with his 21 saves (in 22 opportunities, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss CC’s Golden Glove, Maddon’s Papi Reversal And The ’96 Yankees

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss CC’s Golden Glove, Maddon’s Papi Reversal And The ’96 Yankees

    July 6, 2010 at 6:46 am 16 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: John Jaso. Recently, any time the Rays would get the bases loaded with no outs, our initial reaction has been “oh crap.” But JJ […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Mark Teixeira Holding Up Free Agent Market

    [THE HANGOVER] Mark Teixeira Holding Up Free Agent Market

    December 18, 2008 at 10:08 am 7 comments

    Just the links today as we celebrate the 122nd birthday of Ty Cobb, spikes high. Which reminds us…If you are looking for a right-handed DH-type, with some positional flexibility and a 2008 OPS+ of 128, there is a certain familiar name available on the market. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… This afternoon, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Drop $2.9 Million On Seventh Inning Pitcher

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Drop $2.9 Million On Seventh Inning Pitcher

    January 16, 2008 at 8:55 am 7 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (29 days until pitchers and catchers report) The Rays came to an agreement with Dan Wheeler on a one year contract for $2.875 million, avoiding arbitration. The salary will give Wheeler the 5th highest salary on the Rays in 2008, behind only Carl Crawford ($5.25 million), Troy […]

     
  • The Hangover: Carl Crawford Saves The Day

    The Hangover: Carl Crawford Saves The Day

    July 31, 2007 at 11:21 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 5, Blue Jays 4. It was the type of game that can help a team salvage a little dignity in a lost season. It was the type of game that can remind team that they do know how to win a game. Andy Sonnanstine allowed 2 runs in […]

     
  • Did We Miss Something? Devil Rays Make Series Of Moves

    Did We Miss Something? Devil Rays Make Series Of Moves

    July 30, 2007 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    We are still not back from our self-imposed exile in the sunshine state, so the regular posts will not return until tomorrow, but in the meantime, we heard some rumors that Andrew Friedman may have made a move or two this weekend to improve the Rays relief corps. We have […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Ty Wigginton Rumors Start Heating Up

    The Hangover: The Ty Wigginton Rumors Start Heating Up

    July 26, 2007 at 8:17 am 2 comments

    Orioles 6, Devil Rays 1. Just the links today, with limited posts for the rest of the week as we trek back to the Sunshine State for some much-needed R&R and a 3-game set with the Red Sox and the Pink Hat Nation. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Joe Maddon was openly […]

     
  • The Hangover: Ben Franklin Thinks Joe Maddon Is Insane

    The Hangover: Ben Franklin Thinks Joe Maddon Is Insane

    July 10, 2007 at 11:40 am 2 comments

    Benjamin Franklin said that the definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” Today we introduce exhibit #1 that Joe Maddon and the Devil Rays front office are insane… If we don’t come back after the break better in the bullpen, we’re not. […]

     
  • What Do You Like Better..Christmas Or Trading Season?

    What Do You Like Better..Christmas Or Trading Season?

    June 25, 2007 at 1:02 pm 1 comment

    We are now only a little over two months from the trading deadline, but it is never too early to speculate on who the Devil Rays will move before July 31st. This past off-season, the Rays were expected to big players in the trade market with several of their young […]

     
  • The Hangover: Edwin Jackson Is The Big Tease

    The Hangover: Edwin Jackson Is The Big Tease

    June 19, 2007 at 10:08 am 5 comments

    Devil Rays 10, D-Backs 2. Last night was as frustrating as a 10-2 win can ever be. Edwin Jackson pitched 4.2 innings before being removed from the game for precautionary reasons. Jackson was experiencing cramping in the index finger of his pitching hand. Last night was frustrating because on the […]