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  • Writers That Cover The Devil Rays Have ADD

    Writers That Cover The Devil Rays Have ADD

    August 1, 2007 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

    Yesterday was the trading deadline for Major League Baseball. The Rays did not make any additional trades. The key word is “additional”. Over the course of this past weekend, Andrew Friedman made three trades moving Ty Wigginton, Seth McClung and Jorge Cantu to other clubs in order to strengthen the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Send Message To Elijah Dukes: You Are Not Welcome Back

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Send Message To Elijah Dukes: You Are Not Welcome Back

    August 1, 2007 at 10:20 am 1 comment

    Blue Jays 2, Devil Rays 0. If anybody was wondering whether or not we would see Elijah Dukes in a Devil Rays uniform again this season, the team made a very subtle move to indicate that it will not happen this year, and may not happen ever again. Dan Wheeler […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: The Dirtbag Is One Step Closer To The Majors

    Down On The Farm: The Dirtbag Is One Step Closer To The Majors

    August 1, 2007 at 8:53 am 1 comment

    Evan Longoria has been promoted to AAA Durham. He hit .307-21-76 with a .930 OPS in 105 games. He is tied with for the lead league in home runs and leads the SL in RBI and Runs (78). Despite a stellar glove, Joel Guzman will be moved permanently to first […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Removed From Start With Shoulder Fatigue

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Removed From Start With Shoulder Fatigue

    July 31, 2007 at 8:58 am 0 comments

    Durham 6, Indianapolis 3. Jeff Niemann started but was pulled after just 5 pitches due to an injury. We will have more on this later. Justin Ruggiano collected 3 hits and his 19th stolen base, while Jason Pridie was 2-5 to raise his average to .328. Joel Guzman was 2-5 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Makes Case For Spot In Devil Rays Rotation

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Makes Case For Spot In Devil Rays Rotation

    July 26, 2007 at 7:17 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Norfolk 0. Jeff Niemann pitched 6 scoreless innings, striking out 4 and walking 1 to pick up his 11th win. Three relievers combined to complete the shutout, with Chad Orvella pitching a 1-hit 9th with 2 strike outs for his 14th save. Jorge Cantu was 2-4 and hit […]

     
  • The Hangover: Devil Rays Lose The Old-Fashined Way

    The Hangover: Devil Rays Lose The Old-Fashined Way

    July 25, 2007 at 11:41 am 1 comment

    Orioles 3, Devil Rays 0. It was nice of the Devil Rays to get back to losing in a fashion with which we are more familiar. You know the kind where Scott Kazmir pitches lights out for 5 innings and then wears down in an effort to pitch just well […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Ben Zobrist Starting To Find His Groove Again

    Down On The Farm: Ben Zobrist Starting To Find His Groove Again

    July 25, 2007 at 9:40 am 1 comment

    Durham 7, Norfolk 2. Tony Peguero making just his 8th start for Durham, allowed 2 runs in 6 innings to pick up his 2nd win of the year. Jon Weber was 2-5 an hit his second home run since being acquired by the Devil Rays. He now has 7 RBI […]