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  • [BIG MO] Snuffleupagus Moonlights As Minor League Mascot

    [BIG MO] Snuffleupagus Moonlights As Minor League Mascot

    June 17, 2008 at 11:21 am 4 comments

    The Montgomery Biscuits are regularly recognized as having one the coolest mascots in minor league baseball…or the worst. Well, apparently having “Biscuits” as a mascot doesn’t translate well to an on-field, furry, live-action mascot. Compared to the Biscuits mascot Big Mo, Raymond is Salma Hayek. We aren’t even sure what […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Queue The Dramatic Music: Lou Piniella Returns To The Trop

    [THE HANGOVER] Queue The Dramatic Music: Lou Piniella Returns To The Trop

    June 17, 2008 at 10:02 am 0 comments

    With the Red Sox loss last night, the Rays pull even with Pink Hat Nation in the loss column. The Rays still maintain their 2 game lead in the Wild Card race over the A’s. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Don’t forget to VOTE for Carl Crawford to start the all-star game. […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Rocco Baldelli Makes ’08 Debut

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Rocco Baldelli Makes ’08 Debut

    June 17, 2008 at 7:51 am 1 comment

    Durham @ Buffalo (ppd.). This game was called in the 3rd inning and will be concluded today. Joel Guzman hit his 14th home run to give the Bulls a 2-1 lead prior to the rain…Jeff Niemann had retired the first 6 batters before giving up a solo home run to […]

     
  • [ANDY SONNANSTINE] Andy Sonnanstine Struggles When He Changes Arm Angles

    [ANDY SONNANSTINE] Andy Sonnanstine Struggles When He Changes Arm Angles

    June 16, 2008 at 1:16 pm 3 comments

    In the beginning of May, Andy Sonnanstine’s record was 4-1 and we noticed that his emergence this season may have been due at least in part to a change in his mechanics. Specifically, Sonnanstine was no longer using different arm angles, one of his trademarks. Here is the plot we […]

     
  • [Carl Crawford] Carl Crawford Has Wheels…Literally

    [Carl Crawford] Carl Crawford Has Wheels…Literally

    June 16, 2008 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

    Carl Crawford is fourth in the American League with 19 stolen bases. The 4-time AL stolen base champ is currently on pace for what would be a career-low 45 steals. Well, it looks like CC is employing a little extra help on the basepaths these days… Personally, we would rather […]

     
  • [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    June 16, 2008 at 11:19 am 0 comments

    Last week’s Rays Confidence Graph results. Below you will see two polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. Please take a moment to answer each question. We will present these same polls every Monday. The results will be presented in graphical form on Wednesday, and will […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Lose, Sometimes It Rains

    [THE HANGOVER] Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Lose, Sometimes It Rains

    June 16, 2008 at 10:00 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: Give us a second….hold on….nope. We got nothin’. THE BAD: Losing 2 hours and 55 minutes of our lives that we will never get back. THE TELLING: The Rays drew 79,393 fans for the 3-game series against the Marlins. Last year, the Rays drew only 56,123 for the […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Chris Mason Picks Up 3rd Win

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Chris Mason Picks Up 3rd Win

    June 16, 2008 at 7:59 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Buffalo 3. Chris Mason gave up 3 runs in 6.2 innings and picked up his 3rd win in 10 decisions. He struck out 5 and walked one, but was touched for 2 home runs…Chris Richard hit his 12th home run and added a single in 4 at bats…Joel […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Garza Dominates Marlins For 5th Win

    [THE HANGOVER] Garza Dominates Marlins For 5th Win

    June 15, 2008 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

    THE GOOD: Matt Garza stepped up after his meltdown in his previous start. Garza gave up only 1 run on 3 hits. He walked a batter and hit another…Evan Longoria is once again showing that not only is he the front-runner for Rookie of the Year, but he also deserves […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] JT Hall Wins FSL Home Run Derby

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] JT Hall Wins FSL Home Run Derby

    June 15, 2008 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

    Durham 4, Buffalo 3. Ben Hendrickson improved to 5-4, holding Buffalo to 3 runs in 6.2 innings…Scott Dohmann struck out 5 in 2 perfect innings for the save…Dan Johnson was 3-4 with an RBI to improve his average to .292…Chris Richard’s 3-run home run, his 11th, gave the Bulls the […]