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  • Down On The Farm: Reid Brignac And His Bat Are Waking Up

    Down On The Farm: Reid Brignac And His Bat Are Waking Up

    July 12, 2007 at 8:10 am 0 comments

    Montgomery 8, Mississippi 7. With two outs in the bottom of the 9th, Reid Brignac hit a walk-off solo home run to give the Biscuits the win. He was 0-4 before the final at bat, but 13 hits and 3 home runs in his last 6 games. He did commit […]

     
  • The Hangover: Which Came First, The Crappy Pitching Or The Inept Defense?

    The Hangover: Which Came First, The Crappy Pitching Or The Inept Defense?

    July 11, 2007 at 11:08 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays (All-Star Break)The Devil Rays defense is a lot worse than we originally thought. Yesterday we linked to Vegas Watch which blames a lot of the team’s pitching woes on the team defense. We thought that was a bit of an anomaly and assumed the defense had at least […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano In AAA All-Star Game Tonight

    Down On The Farm: Justin Ruggiano In AAA All-Star Game Tonight

    July 11, 2007 at 9:08 am 0 comments

    Bristol 10, Princeton 5. NOTES FROM DOWN ON THE FARM… On Monday night, three Montgomery Biscuits participated in the Southern League All-Star game. Catcher John Jaso had two singles in two at bats but was also charged with 2 passed balls. Pitcher Chris Mason struck out 2 and walked 1 […]

     
  • The Hangover: Ben Franklin Thinks Joe Maddon Is Insane

    The Hangover: Ben Franklin Thinks Joe Maddon Is Insane

    July 10, 2007 at 11:40 am 2 comments

    Benjamin Franklin said that the definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” Today we introduce exhibit #1 that Joe Maddon and the Devil Rays front office are insane… If we don’t come back after the break better in the bullpen, we’re not. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Is Getting Closer To The Devil Rays

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann Is Getting Closer To The Devil Rays

    July 10, 2007 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Daytona 7, Vero Beach 6 (gm 1). Jake McGee struck out 11 in 6 innings but gave up 3 runs on 3 solo home runs. Greg Dupas gave up 4 unearned runs in the 7th to blow the lead, the final 3 coming on a 3-run home run with 2 […]

     
  • The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    July 9, 2007 at 11:16 am 2 comments

    Royals 12, Devil Rays 4. 5 innings, 100 pitches. When we look back on the 2007 season, that could be the opening line. 5 innings, 100 pitches. The rest of the rotation (outside of James Shields) has been awful, but that was no surprise. The bullpen has been vomit-inducing, but […]

     
  • When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    July 9, 2007 at 10:18 am 1 comment

    We had heard about this home run hit by Joel Guzman a couple of weeks ago, but we just now came across the video. If you have never seen a game at the new DBAP in Durham, it may be difficult to appreciate exactly how far Guzman hit this ball. […]

     
  • When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    When Joel Guzman Makes Contact, The Baseball Says "Ouch"

    July 9, 2007 at 10:18 am 1 comment

    We had heard about this home run hit by Joel Guzman a couple of weeks ago, but we just now came across the video. If you have never seen a game at the new DBAP in Durham, it may be difficult to appreciate exactly how far Guzman hit this ball. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Evan Longoria Perform On The Big Stage

    Down On The Farm: Jeff Niemann And Evan Longoria Perform On The Big Stage

    July 9, 2007 at 9:37 am 0 comments

    Durham 8, Buffalo 2. Tony Peguero gave up 1 run in 5 inning for his first win at AAA Durham. Juan Salas pitched the 6th and 7th allowing only 1 hit and no runs while striking out 5 of the 7 batters he faced. Jason Pridie was 3-5 with a […]

     
  • Summing Up The Red Sox Series In 39 Seconds

    Summing Up The Red Sox Series In 39 Seconds

    July 6, 2007 at 2:03 pm 1 comment

    It is fitting that Shawn Bleepin’ Camp is featured in a video in which the Devil Rays mascot is being de-pantsed…We also couldn’t help but notice the irony of each mascot’s jersey number. Wally is wearing #97 while Raymond is wearing #00. Those numbers happen to also be the number […]