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  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] 10 Rays’ Prospects Named To AAA And AA All-Star Squads

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] 10 Rays’ Prospects Named To AAA And AA All-Star Squads

    July 3, 2008 at 7:32 am 0 comments

    Durham 7, Charlotte 1. Jeff Niemann may have used the motivation of Mitch Talbot’s promotion to fuel his best start of the year, a complete game effort in which he allowed 1 run while striking out 12 and walking only 1 batter. Niemann threw 107 pitches, 74 for strikes…Justin Ruggiano […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeremy Hall Named SAL Pitcher Of The Week

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeremy Hall Named SAL Pitcher Of The Week

    July 1, 2008 at 8:29 am 1 comment

    Durham 5, Richmond 2. Ben Hendrickson gave up 2 runs in 6 innings for his 7th win…Scott Dohmann picked up his 8th save…Jon Weber was 3-5 with his 10th home run and 9th steal…Joel Guzman went 0-3 with a sac fly and Reid Brignac went 1-4 with an RBI. Montgomery […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Boston Red Sox

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Boston Red Sox

    June 30, 2008 at 3:05 pm 1 comment

    FIRST INNING…Yesterday the Rays won the rubber-match against the Pirates and Andy Sonnanstine picked up his 9th win…Has The Duke secured himself a spot in the ’09 rotation? We are not sure about “secure” but he definitely has a leg up on Edwin Jackson even if Sonny’s peripheral numbers are […]

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

    [RI CONFIDENCE GRAPH] The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    June 30, 2008 at 11:35 am 1 comment

    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] 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, […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Rocco Baldelli Concludes Vero Beach Rehab Assignment

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Rocco Baldelli Concludes Vero Beach Rehab Assignment

    June 30, 2008 at 7:59 am 0 comments

    Durham 5, Richmond 1. Jeremy Cummings continues to impress with his 7th win in 9 decisions. This time he allowed 1 run in 7 innings. He struck out 6 and walked 2…Joel Guzman and Reid Brignac were each 2-4…Jon Weber led off and finished 2-4 with 2 doubles and 4 […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    June 29, 2008 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

    One year ago on Rays Index, The Professor visited Scott Kazmir at home to discuss his difficulty working deep in games. Kid K had a little trouble finishing the interview. Strikeouts Are Fascist, Groundballs Are More Democratic [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [RAYS BANDWAGON] Where In The World Is Jenn Sterger?

    [RAYS BANDWAGON] Where In The World Is Jenn Sterger?

    June 29, 2008 at 1:31 pm 7 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays have averaged 26,613 fans for their 10 home dates in June. That nearly doubles the 13,999 that the Devil Rays averaged in June of 2007. Unfortunately, as far as we can tell, none of the 836,453 fans that have attended Rays games at the Trop this […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays’ Hitters Went Home Early In Loss To Pirates

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays’ Hitters Went Home Early In Loss To Pirates

    June 29, 2008 at 10:20 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: The Bullpen in general and Gary Glover and Jason Hammel specifically. Yes Hammel gave up the walk-off home run, but we thought the game was over when both Glover entered the game in the 9th and when Hammel came on in the 12th. The two combined for 4.2 […]