Tag Archives: John Jaso

Might the Astros Come Calling?

This morning, it was learned that projected Astros starting catcher Jason Castro is likely to miss most if not all of the 2011 season as doctors discovered a tear in his ACL. This leaves the Astros in a precarious situation … Continue reading

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Two Thoughts on Maddon

My second piece is up at ESPN1040.com entitled, “The Smartest Person in the Room,” in which I defend the decision to start Kelly Shoppach over John Jaso.¬†Along that same line, R.J. Anderson has a post on Maddon’s Gut Check over … Continue reading

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How Much Can You Handle?

I am not sure why Crawford felt he had to take that risk, but he must have had his reasons. Given the fact Mariano Rivera has a combined 15 wild pitches and balks over the course of his career, there … Continue reading

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Rays By The Numbers

I did not get to watch the game yesterday because I was out in the 105 heat index tailgating and watching college football so I can’t comment on the game although I did follow along on my phone with MLB … Continue reading

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Not Sure Which Was Worse…

My weekend or the Rays’ weekend. As I shared on Saturday, I have a nasty case of tonsillitis which makes talking and eating less than enjoyable experiences. On top of that, I had to travel back and forth to Dallas … Continue reading

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BHSN: Organizational Depth Paying Off

Before the season, many of the prognosticators had the Tampa Bay Rays picked to finish third in the American League East. Most said the defending champion New York Yankees only got¬†stronger by adding Curtis Granderson and Javier Vazquez, and the … Continue reading

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