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Rays vs. White Sox

"It's great to be in the great state of Chicago."- former Vice-President Dan Quayle

 

Your Tampa Bay Rays are 10-3 moving down the map to the Windy City to take on the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox limp into the three-game set sporting a 4-9 record and having been swept away in a three game series against the Indians.  

Probable Starters

Tue, Apr 20 Tampa Bay 8:10 PM Danks (1-0) Price (2-0)
Wed, Apr 21 Tampa Bay 8:10 PM Buehrle (2-1) Davis (0-1)

Thu, Apr 22 Tampa Bay 8:10 PM Peavy (0-0) Shields (1-0)

Count to 10...

Here is a nice look at how long it took past (Devil) Rays teams to reach the 10 game win mark

1998: 16 games

1999: 17 games

2000: 27 games

2001: 32 games

2002: 35 games

2003: 24 games

2004: 33 games

2005: 28 games

2006: 23 games

2007: 23 games

2008: 21 games

2009: 24 games

2010: 13 games

Blast from the Past

Today we will take a look at 2002. Now, not a lot went right for the 2002 Devil Rays but they managed to beat the White Sox in Comiskey to the sound of 8-2 win with Tanyon Sturtze earning a complete game win. Take a look a the IBB to Toby Hall, wow.

 

Friday, August 23, 2002, Comiskey Park II
Attendance: 27,988, Time of Game: 2:40

Devil Rays 8 43-85  Won 1  5th, 37 GB Hal McRae
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Devil Rays      0  1  0   2  0  2   2  0  1    8 12  2
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2 11  1
W: Tanyon Sturtze (3-13), L: Jon Garland (8-10)
White Sox 2 59-69  Lost 1  2nd, 17 GB Jerry Manuel

Tampa Bay Devil Rays

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Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Randy Winn CF 4 1 2 0 1 1 .308 .825 25 14 .007 0.45 .040 -.033 0.5 4 0
Carl Crawford LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .299 .767 9 8 -.035 0.50 .008 -.042 0.3 3 0 HBP
Aubrey Huff 1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 .304 .865 16 10 -.014 0.47 .032 -.046 0.8 4 0
Jared Sandberg 3B 5 1 1 0 0 3 .230 .747 32 21 -.077 0.58 .000 -.078 -1.3 3 2
Steve Cox DH 2 2 1 1 2 0 .264 .754 17 5 .099 0.43 .099 .000 0.9 0 0 2B,SF
Toby Hall C 4 1 3 3 1 0 .248 .652 13 6 .137 0.75 .216 -.078 3.0 6 0 HR,2B,GDP,IW
Ben Grieve RF 5 1 3 3 0 1 .239 .749 14 12 .112 0.30 .124 -.012 1.9 6 0 HR
Chris Gomez SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 .262 .722 18 12 -.005 0.22 .012 -.017 -1.4 0 1
Felix Escalona 2B 5 0 0 0 0 2 .216 .558 17 13 -.046 0.33 .000 -.046 -1.7 1 1
Tanyon Sturtze P 0 1
Team Totals 38 8 12 7 5 7 .316 .926 161 101 .178 0.45 .531 -.352 3.0 27 5

2B: S Cox (25, off J Garland); T Hall (14, off A Osuna). HR: B Grieve (14, off J Garland; 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF); T Hall (5, off J Garland; 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF). SF: S Cox (5, off M Porzio). IBB: T Hall (2, by M Porzio). HBP: C Crawford (1, by M Ginter). TB: T Hall 7; B Grieve 6; S Cox 2; R Winn 2; J Sandberg; A Huff; C Crawford. GIDP: T Hall (9). RBI: T Hall 3 (31); B Grieve 3 (48); S Cox (65). 2-out RBI: B Grieve. Team LOB: 10. With RISP: 4 for 14. Fielding DP: 1. C Gomez-F Escalona-A Huff. E: B Grieve (3); T Sturtze ().

Chicago White Sox

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Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Aaron Rowand CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 .242 .637 10 9 .001 0.70 .042 -.042 0.8 3 0 SH
Jose Valentin SS 5 0 2 0 0 2 .247 .775 18 12 .058 0.74 .110 -.052 -0.0 4 3
Carlos Lee LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 .258 .795 17 10 -.112 0.74 .004 -.116 -1.3 1 0
Magglio Ordonez RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .323 .981 14 8 -.119 0.80 .000 -.119 -1.8 0 0
Paul Konerko DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .894 9 7 -.088 0.77 .000 -.088 -1.5 0 0
Jeff Liefer 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .214 .591 8 7 -.016 0.40 .015 -.031 0.8 10 0 HR
Joe Crede 3B 3 1 1 1 1 1 .221 .575 15 9 .002 0.43 .024 -.023 0.8 0 2 HR
Mark Johnson C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .212 .576 10 7 -.058 0.61 .004 -.062 -0.6 7 0
Willie Harris 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .216 .556 11 8 .009 0.62 .045 -.035 -0.2 2 6 GDP
Jon Garland P 0 0
   Rocky Biddle P 0 0
   Mike Porzio P 0 0
   Matt Ginter P 0 0
   Antonio Osuna P 0 0
Team Totals 37 2 11 2 1 6 .297 .775 112 77 -.323 0.65 .244 -.568 -3.0 27 11

HR: J Liefer (4, off T Sturtze; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF); J Crede (2, off T Sturtze; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF). SH: A Rowand (7, off T Sturtze). TB: J Liefer 5; J Crede 4; A Rowand 2; W Harris 2; J Valentin 2; C Lee; M Johnson. GIDP: W Harris (2). RBI: J Crede (4); J Liefer (12). Team LOB: 10. With RISP: 0 for 10. Fielding DP: 1. W Harris-J Valentin-J Liefer. E: W Harris (3).

Tampa Bay Devil Rays

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Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tanyon Sturtze, W (3-13) 9 11 2 2 1 6 2 5.00 39 112 77 47 5 25 5 24 9 3 62 .323 0.65 3.0
Team Totals 9 11 2 2 1 6 2 2.00 39 112 77 47 5 25 5 24 9 3 62 .323 0.45 3.0

Chicago White Sox

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Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jon Garland, L (8-10) 5.1 6 5 5 4 4 2 5.17 25 89 54 29 4 21 8 7 5 2 36 -.172 0.74 -2.6
Rocky Biddle 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 4.78 6 28 16 9 0 7 2 3 2 0 2 0 -.004 0.23 -0.7
Mike Porzio 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.34 3 9 4 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 -.001 0.00 0.2
Matt Ginter 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.91 5 13 11 4 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 .001 0.02 0.6
Antonio Osuna 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.73 6 22 16 12 2 2 1 5 3 0 0 0 -.001 0.01 -0.4
Team Totals 9 12 8 6 5 7 2 6.00 45 161 101 55 9 37 14 16 10 2 36 4 1 -.177 0.65 -3.0

Balks: None. WP: None. HBP: M Ginter (1; C Crawford). IBB: M Porzio (1; T Hall). Pickoffs: None

All-Time Series: 38-56

. So, Draysbay, I turn to you. What do you think will happen when the Tampa Bay Blue take on the White Sox?

This post was written by a member of the DRaysBay community and does not necessarily express the views or opinions of DRaysBay staff.

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