Other News

  • Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano And Reid Brignac Lead Teams To Playoff Wins

    Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano And Reid Brignac Lead Teams To Playoff Wins

    September 7, 2007 at 8:57 am 3 comments

    Durham 9, Toledo 5 (Durham leads 2-0). The Bulls scored 5 in the first 2 innings, and eventually had a 9-2 lead after 6 innings. Justin Ruggiano backed up his 2 home run performance in game 1 with a 3-3 night, reaching base 5 times and 2 RBI. Ellliot Johnson […]

     
  • The Sporting News Ackowledges The Agony Of Devil Rays Fans

    The Sporting News Ackowledges The Agony Of Devil Rays Fans

    September 6, 2007 at 12:17 pm 1 comment

    We have a few big changes planned around these parts during the off-season. We figure if other people are going to start taking us seriously, we might as well start taking ourselves seriously. In his latest piece, Sean Deveney of The Sporting News explores what it means to be a […]

     
  • The Hangover: Would Juan Uribe At $3M Be An Upgrade?

    The Hangover: Would Juan Uribe At $3M Be An Upgrade?

    September 6, 2007 at 10:53 am 12 comments

    Devil Rays 17, Orioles 2.In last night’s offensive outburst, Brendan Harris hit his first home run since June 18. Teamed with Ben Zobrist and Josh Wilson, the Rays have been sporting below-average hitters and brick-glove defensemen at the shortstop position. With Reid Brignac still at least a year away from […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Durham And Columbus Open Playoffs With Wins

    Down On The Farm: Durham And Columbus Open Playoffs With Wins

    September 6, 2007 at 7:51 am 0 comments

    Durham 11, Toledo 8 (Bulls lead series 1-0). The Bulls got off to a fast start with Jon Weber, Jason Pridie and Justin Ruggiano hitting back-to-back-to-back home runs to start the game and giving Durham an early 3-1 lead. They stretched the lead to 6-2, including Ruggiano’s second home run […]

     
  • Carlos Pena Is Having A Great Year, But…

    Carlos Pena Is Having A Great Year, But…

    September 5, 2007 at 11:59 am 5 comments

    We mentioned this a while back but we need to mention it again that Carlos Pena is the Devil Rays nominee for The Hank Aaron Award. We have made our feelings about the award clear in the past. In short the award is severely flawed and was created as a […]

     
  • The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    September 5, 2007 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    Orioles 8, Devil Rays 4.If anybody is still wondering why the Rays struggle against the one team in the AL East that they should be able to compete with, they need look no further than Aubrey Friggin’ Huff. We are here to anoint Huff as Chuck LaMar’s replacement as the […]

     
  • The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    The Hangover: Aubrey Huff Takes Title of "Rays Killer" From Chuck LaMar

    September 5, 2007 at 10:34 am 1 comment

    Orioles 8, Devil Rays 4.If anybody is still wondering why the Rays struggle against the one team in the AL East that they should be able to compete with, they need look no further than Aubrey Friggin’ Huff. We are here to anoint Huff as Chuck LaMar’s replacement as the […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Latest Prospect Hot Sheet Littered With Rays Prospects

    Down On The Farm: Latest Prospect Hot Sheet Littered With Rays Prospects

    September 5, 2007 at 8:34 am 1 comment

    Hudson Valley 11, Aberdeen 5. NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… Five Rays minor leaguers have made the latest edition of Baseball America’s “Prospect Hot Sheet”. Evan Longoria (#6; He’s held his own in the International League), Wade Davis (#12; In many organizations, Davis would be the No. 1 prospect. […]

     
  • Bill Chastain Thinks Pitchers Are Like Cannibals And Pimps

    Bill Chastain Thinks Pitchers Are Like Cannibals And Pimps

    September 4, 2007 at 2:30 pm 1 comment

    Somebody at MLB.com is letting Bill Chastain make metaphors again, and we are all dumber for having read it… In recapping last night’s victory over the Baltimore Orioles, Mr. Chastain makes mention of James Shields reaching 200 innings on the season. A nice little accomplishment for Shields as he is […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rays Continue To Win With 4th Place In Sight

    The Hangover: Rays Continue To Win With 4th Place In Sight

    September 4, 2007 at 9:55 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays 9, Orioles 7.Could the Tampa Bay Devil Rays actually avoid last place for only the second time in their ten year existence? With last night’s come-from-behind victory over the Orioles, the Rays have moved within 3 games of Baltimore for 4th place in the AL East. And while […]