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  • Down On The Farm: Columbus Catfish Take SALY Title

    Down On The Farm: Columbus Catfish Take SALY Title

    September 14, 2007 at 11:27 am 0 comments

    Durham 3, Richmond 2 (Durham leads series 2-1). After six innings, the Bulls were hitless against Francisley Bueno, with only one batter reaching base, on a Justin Ruggiano 4th inning walk. Luckily for Durham, Bueno had reached his pitch limit. The Braves switched pitchers for the 7th inning. 3 hits […]

     
  • The Hangover: Big Papi Is Our Daddy

    The Hangover: Big Papi Is Our Daddy

    September 13, 2007 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

    Red Sox 5, Devil Rays 4. Was anybody surprised that Big Papi hit that home run? Just the links today as we are on our way to Austin City Limits. DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… With BJ Upton’s shift to center field, the Rays may now be sporting both the strongest right […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Impresses With Andrew Friedman Looking On

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Impresses With Andrew Friedman Looking On

    September 13, 2007 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

    Durham 5, Richmond 1 (Series tied 1-1). Jeff Niemann tossed a career-high 8 innings, striking out 9 and walking none in what may have been his best performance since he was drafted in 2004. He allowed 6 hits and 1 run. Niemann got stronger as the game progressed. Five of […]

     
  • The Hangover: Dioner Navarro Should Stop Swinging From Both Sides

    The Hangover: Dioner Navarro Should Stop Swinging From Both Sides

    September 12, 2007 at 9:22 am 0 comments

    Red Sox 16, Devil Rays 10.Thank you Red Sox. Thank you for reminding us that the team we root for is still the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. They aren’t the Twins, or the A’s or the Indians. They are indeed the Devil Rays. Thank you for erasing that warm and […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jon Weber Is The Bill Russell Of Minor League Baseball

    Down On The Farm: Jon Weber Is The Bill Russell Of Minor League Baseball

    September 12, 2007 at 7:22 am 1 comment

    Richmond 4, Durham 2 (Richmond leads series 1-0). JP Howell was a little lucky the first six innings, allowing two hits in an inning three times. Yet he managed to work his way out of each of those jams and entered the 7th inning, having not allowed a run and […]

     
  • The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Makes Mets Fans Cry

    The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Makes Mets Fans Cry

    September 11, 2007 at 10:21 am 10 comments

    Devil Rays 1, Red Sox 0.Reports that Scott Kazmir’s had relinquished the title of Rays’ Ace were apparently premature. If you missed last night’s Devil Rays game, you missed one of the best games of the season and more importantly you missed a defining moment in the young career of […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Columbus Takes Opening Game of SALY Finals

    Down On The Farm: Columbus Takes Opening Game of SALY Finals

    September 11, 2007 at 8:21 am 0 comments

    Columbus 5, West Virginia 2 (Columbus leads 1-0). Heath Rollins pitched the Catfish to a game 1 victory in the championship series of the South Atlantic League. In 6 innings, he struck out 4 and gave up 2 runs (1 earned) on 6 hits and 2 walks. The win was […]

     
  • The Hangover: Sweet Fancy Moses! What Has Gotten Into The Devil Rays?

    The Hangover: Sweet Fancy Moses! What Has Gotten Into The Devil Rays?

    September 10, 2007 at 10:25 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays 3, Blue Jays 2.Earlier this year we witnessed stretches of good offense and even a stretch or two of decent pitching (we are yet to see decent fielding). We wondered aloud on many occasions how good this team could be if both the hitting and pitching clicked at […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Montgomery Makes It Three Affiliates In Championship Series

    Down On The Farm: Montgomery Makes It Three Affiliates In Championship Series

    September 10, 2007 at 1:25 am 0 comments

    Montgomery 12, Mississippi 5 (Montgomery wins series 3-1). John Jaso got the Biscuits off to a good start with a 3-run home run in the first inning, and Montgomery broke things open with a 7-run sixth inning, to advance to the Southern League championship series for the second straight season. […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rays Eliminated From Postseason Contention Despite BJ Upton’s Heroics

    The Hangover: Rays Eliminated From Postseason Contention Despite BJ Upton’s Heroics

    September 9, 2007 at 12:07 pm 3 comments

    Devil Rays 5, Blue Jays 4.PLAYING A LIL’ PEPPER WITH LAST NIGHT’S GAME… My alma mater played a rare night game last night, so I was otherwise preoccupied and did not watch most of the game. Somehow I managed to avoid seeing the final score all night. I got to […]