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  • Down On The Farm: Seth McClung Bests Josh Hamilton

    Down On The Farm: Seth McClung Bests Josh Hamilton

    June 4, 2007 at 8:56 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Louisville 3. With two pitchers recently promoted from the Bulls rotation, Durham did not have an available starting pitcher on Sunday. Relief pitcher Tony Peguero, who made 21 starts at Montgomery a year ago, was called on and pitched 3.2 innings and allowed 3 runs. Seth McClung pitched […]

     
  • The Hangover: Edwin Jackson’s Starts Are Numbered

    The Hangover: Edwin Jackson’s Starts Are Numbered

    June 3, 2007 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

    Royals 9, Devil Rays 4.Only Edwin Jackson could throw up a stinker and make the Kansas City Royals look like the ’75 Reds. After Saturday’s loss, Edwin Jackson is now 0-7 in 10 starts and has not won a game in 33 appearances since being acquired from the Dodgers. His […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Another Strong Outing By Josh Butler

    Down On The Farm: Another Strong Outing By Josh Butler

    June 3, 2007 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

    Louisville 7, Durham 5. Jason Hammel struck out 9 in 5 innings but allowed 7 hits and 3 walks that led to 4 runs. Justin Ruggiano and Wes Bankston contributed 2 hits apiece. Ruggiano is now 12-38 (.315) with 4 home runs and 3 doubles in the past 9 games. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Seo Long, Don’t Let The Door Hit You In The Ass

    [THE HANGOVER] Seo Long, Don’t Let The Door Hit You In The Ass

    June 2, 2007 at 10:46 am 0 comments

    Royals 4, Devil Rays 1. Only the Rays could throw up a stinker and make Brian Bannister look like Johan Santana. The Devil Rays finally made changes to the rotation that we all have patiently waited for. OK, maybe we weren’t very patient at times. Jae Seo has been designated […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Josh Hamilton, Right Place, Wrong Team

    Down On The Farm: Josh Hamilton, Right Place, Wrong Team

    June 2, 2007 at 10:45 am 4 comments

    Durham 5, Louisville 4 (10 inn). Mitch Talbot struck out 5 in 6 innings and allowed 3 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks. Ben Zobrist and Wes Bankston homered for the Bulls. Bankston’s 8th home run of the season came with 2 outs in the bottom of the 10th […]

     
  • The Hangover: ESPN Steps Out Of Their Tiny Little Universe

    The Hangover: ESPN Steps Out Of Their Tiny Little Universe

    June 1, 2007 at 10:34 am 4 comments

    Devil Rays (off day) Quick side note: You know what is great about yesterday’s off-day? At least one more day of people talking about how the Yankees are in last place tied with the Devil Rays. It is like informing a guy that his wife cheated on him with 5 […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: When Andy Sonnanstine Is Hittable, He is Very Hittable

    Down On The Farm: When Andy Sonnanstine Is Hittable, He is Very Hittable

    June 1, 2007 at 8:21 am 0 comments

    Ottawa 4, Durham 3. Huh? Andy Sonnanstine lost? That’s weird. Sonny got knocked around for 10 hits and 4 runs in 6 innings. He surrendered 2 home runs. We don’t mean to pile on Sonnanstine after one bad outing, because it is rare, but this is what we need to […]

     
  • The Hangover: That’s Why We Call Him ‘James The Greater’

    The Hangover: That’s Why We Call Him ‘James The Greater’

    May 31, 2007 at 10:53 am 3 comments

    Devil Rays 5, Tigers 3. James Shields proved last night that if he wants a W, he just going to have to go out and do it himself. Shields had not won since a May 3rd victory over the Twins. That’s a span of 4 starts including a start in […]

     
  • Down On The Farm: Heath Rollins Latest Prospect To Win Honor

    Down On The Farm: Heath Rollins Latest Prospect To Win Honor

    May 31, 2007 at 10:31 am 0 comments

    Durham 11, Ottawa 3. Two hits and two wild pitches led to a run in the first inning, but Jeff Niemann settled down and did not allow a run over the next 4 frames. Still, while Niemann was good, he was not dominating. He failed to record a 1-2-3 inning […]

     
  • The Hangover: We Smell A Devil Rays Battle Royal For Two Spots In The Rotation

    The Hangover: We Smell A Devil Rays Battle Royal For Two Spots In The Rotation

    May 30, 2007 at 10:07 am 0 comments

    Tigers 14, Devil Rays 2. Starting pitching can carry a team — or weigh it down. The Devil Rays are experiencing the latter, as three of the team’s five starting pitchers have been as inconsistent as their ERAs are high. Those are the first two sentences from Bill Chastain’s write-up […]