Archive for July 25th, 2009

  • Brignac Pulled In 3rd Inning, Forgot To Hustle

    July 25, 2009 at 1:33 pm 9 comments

    [Update 2:53pm] Marc Lancaster is reporting that Brignac was pulled for not hustling to first on the pop up. [2:33pm] In today’s matchup between Durham and Norfolk, Reid Brignac was pulled from the game in the top of the 3rd. This does not appear to be injury related. He did […]

  • The Elias Free Agency Rankings And The Rays

    July 25, 2009 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

    At the end of each season, The Elias Sport Bureau ranks every player at each position based on stats from the previous two seasons. These rankings are then used to determine compensation* that teams will receive, if any, for losing a free agent. Detroit Tigers Thoughts has cracked the Elias […]

  • Latest On Rays Trade Rumors

    Latest On Rays Trade Rumors

    July 25, 2009 at 11:52 am 19 comments

    Last we checked in on the Rays trade deadline possibilities, we heard that the Rays were showing interest in Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee, a couple of relievers, and Victor Martinez. Halladay is probably off the table as it looks like he is headed to the Phillies, and the Indians […]

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Dirtbag’s Bat, Garza’s Arm And A Fox Sports Typo

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Dirtbag’s Bat, Garza’s Arm And A Fox Sports Typo

    July 25, 2009 at 11:08 am 2 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Evan Longoria. A sac fly and the go-ahead 2-run double in the 10th proved to be the game-winner. It was only Dirtbag’s second 3-RBI […]

  • Down On The Farm: Hellickson Wins Triple-A Debut

    July 25, 2009 at 9:37 am 0 comments

    Durham 4, Norfolk 2. Jeremy Hellickson made his first triple-A start and held Norfolk to 2 runs on 5 hits and an uncharacteristic 3 walks. He struck out 6 in 6 innings…Justin Ruggiano gave Hellboy an early lead with a 2-run home run in the first…Chris Richard finished 2-3 and […]