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  • Down On The Farm: Joel Guzman And Wes Bankston Likely To Be Traded After Season

    Down On The Farm: Joel Guzman And Wes Bankston Likely To Be Traded After Season

    August 3, 2007 at 10:15 am 0 comments

    Durham 9, Columbus 8. Mitch Talbot struck out 7 in 5 innings, but allowed 6 runs (5 earned). Shawn Camp pitched the 9th inning for his first save. Evan Longoria made his AAA debut, playing third base and batting 6th. He was 0-3 with a strike out, but had a […]

     
  • The Hangover: So THIS Is What A Major League Bullpen Looks Like

    The Hangover: So THIS Is What A Major League Bullpen Looks Like

    August 2, 2007 at 12:40 pm 1 comment

    Devil Rays 6, Blue Jays 2. Thank you Mr. Friedman. Thank you. It’s not the ’96 Yankees or the ’02 Angels or the ’06 Tigers. Hell, it is still not even the ’06 Pirates. But for the first time in two years, it is not the Long Island Ducks either. […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Kinda Like Jose Canseco With Green Skin

    Down On The Farm: Kinda Like Jose Canseco With Green Skin

    August 2, 2007 at 9:39 am 0 comments

    Columbus 8, Durham 3. Jae Seo was touched for 6 runs in 5.1 innings on 10 hits and 2 walks. Brian Shackelford walked 3 in 1.2 innings and gave up a 3-run home run. Wes Bankston was 3-4 and drove in 3. Montgomery 3, Birmingham 2. Jonathon Barratt struck out […]

     
  • 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 […]