Olympic Update

Several Olympians with West Virginia University ties are in action in Beijing during the games of the 29th Olympiad.
August 15, 2008

Rays Sign Phillips To Minor League Deal

The Tampa Bay Rays signed minor league starting pitcher Heath Phillips on Thursday, ending the speculation that David Price will take the rotation spot of Olympian Jeremy Cummings.
July 29, 2008

Taking A Look At The US Olympic Roster

The roster for the USA Olympic Team was announced earlier this week. The following minor leaguers will travel to Beijing to represent their country at the 2008 Olympic Games. The group is filled with an interesting mix of stud prospects and career minor leaguers, all of whom have one goal: to take home the gold.
July 24, 2008

Price Check

Price is perhaps the missing link for Tampa Bay as the club attempts to make its first postseason appearance. He has the command, pitching sense and overall stuff—far beyond his years—to get hitters out at the highest level, says Tyler Hissey.
July 23, 2008

Bulls Fall To IronPigs

The Durham Bulls could not muster up anything off of Kris Benson on Monday night, falling to the Lehigh IronPigs, 4-2, in the opener of a four-game series in Pennsylvania.
July 21, 2008

Four Bulls Named All-Stars

Four Durham Bulls on Thursday were elected to the International League All-Star team. Infielders Reid Brignac and Chris Richard, starter Jeremy Cummings and closer Dale Thayer will represent the Bulls at the Triple-A All-Star game at Slugger Field in Louisville on July 16.
July 3, 2008

Rays Win Series, Take AL East Lead

The Tampa Bay Rays won their second consecutive road series on Sunday, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the rubber-match of a three-game set. Backed by Shawn Riggans' 3-for-4 performance and Andy Sonnanstine's seven effective innings, the Rays closed out their road trip with a 5-1 record. With the win and a Boston loss, Tampa Bay now has a one-half game lead in the American League East.
June 29, 2008