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  • The Hangover: Upton Stolen Bases Down In 2007

    The Hangover: Upton Stolen Bases Down In 2007

    August 19, 2007 at 11:26 am 0 comments

    Indians 8, Devil Rays 1.BJ Upton is hitting .313 with a .397 OBP. By our count he has been on base 160 times, between Tampa Bay and his rehab stint earlier this season. Yet despite the number of the high number of times on base, he has only stolen 13 […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Ryan Royster Continues His Torrid Pace

    Down On The Farm: Ryan Royster Continues His Torrid Pace

    August 19, 2007 at 11:26 am 2 comments

    Louisville 8, Durham 7. Mitch Talbot was touched for 6 runs in 6.2 innings. He allowed 9 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 6. Shawn Camp entered the game with a 7-6 lead, getting the final out of the 7th inning, but blew the lead in the 8th giving […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rocco Baldelli Set To Resume Playing

    The Hangover: Rocco Baldelli Set To Resume Playing

    August 18, 2007 at 11:37 am 1 comment

    Indians 2, Devil Rays 1. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Stuart Sternberg spoke to reporters before the game last night, and he came down hard on the entire organization. He vowed to spend more money and improve the club. [USA Today] “I know we’re going to be spending more money,” Sternberg said. […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] James Houser Suspended 50 Games

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] James Houser Suspended 50 Games

    August 18, 2007 at 10:56 am 0 comments

    Turns out it was disciplinary and not a trade, with the discipline coming from Major League baseball and not the team. James Houser was suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. Pitching prospect Houser suspended [tampabay.com]Durham 3, Indianapolis 0. Jae Seo pitched 7.2 shutout innings. He […]

     
  • Devil Rays May Be Set To Announce A Trade

    Devil Rays May Be Set To Announce A Trade

    August 17, 2007 at 9:32 pm 1 comment

    The Devil Rays’ 2003 second round pick, James Houser, was scratched from his scheduled start for the Montgomery Biscuits on Friday night. This comes one night after he was involved in a lengthy closed-door meeting with Biscuit’s manager Billy Gardner, pitching coach Neil Allen and field coordinator Jim Hoff. The […]

     
  • The Hangover: Edwin Jackson Tries To Build On Last Start

    The Hangover: Edwin Jackson Tries To Build On Last Start

    August 17, 2007 at 10:59 am 2 comments

    Edwin Jackson takes the mound tonight in the first game of a three-game set with the Indians and we have no idea what to expect. Jackson could throw a 2-hit shutout, striking out 10 or he might get knocked out in the third inning. Therein lies the enigma that is […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Seven Rays To Appear In Arizona Fall League

    Down On The Farm: Seven Rays To Appear In Arizona Fall League

    August 17, 2007 at 9:58 am 0 comments

    Indianapolis 9, Durham 1. JP Howell was roughed up for 9 runs (7 earned) in only 4 innings. Calvin Medlock pitched 3 shutout innings, with no hits, but did walk 2 and struck out none. Evan Longoria hit his third home run since being promoted to AAA to account for […]

     
  • The Hangover: David Price Is Now A Very Rich Man

    The Hangover: David Price Is Now A Very Rich Man

    August 16, 2007 at 10:34 am 4 comments

    Devil Rays 6, Red Sox 5.Anybody else worried that the Rays closer next year will be 38 years old, with a history of Tommy John surgeries (emphasis plural) and throws 86 mph? Guess it could be worse. With only a few hours to go before the league’s new early deadline […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jake McGee Starts His Domination Of AA

    Down On The Farm: Jake McGee Starts His Domination Of AA

    August 16, 2007 at 9:45 am 1 comment

    Durham 15, Charlotte 5. The Bulls scored 12 runs in the 5th inning to turn a 4-3 deficit into a 15-4 lead. The big blow was a 3-run double by Jason Pridie who finished 2-5 with a home run and 5 RBI. Justin Ruggiano had 3 hits in 4 at […]

     
  • The Hangover: Somebody Pissed In Our Wheaties

    The Hangover: Somebody Pissed In Our Wheaties

    August 15, 2007 at 10:34 am 3 comments

    Red Sox 2, Devil Rays 1.Let that be a lesson to you kids out there. Don’t anger the baseball gods.Let’s all bow down and honor the best team of 2008. Let’s pay homage the greatest team in the history of baseball. Let’s sacrifice a decapitated cat to Ted Williams and […]