Friday, June 01, 2007

Rays to adjust rotation?

The St. Petersburg Times and Tampa Tribune are stoking the fires over a potential change in the Tampa Bay starting rotation and their writers have been dropping strong hints that Andy Sonnanstine could be in line for a promotion. Lesser hints have involved J.P. Howell and Jason Hammel.

Sonnanstine, who gave up 10 hits and four runs over six innings in a Thursday loss, isn't on the 40-man roster, so the Rays would have to make a move there to accomodate him. Waiving current starter Jae Seo may be that move.

Something to keep an eye on.

3 comments:

Brent said...

It's about time somebody in the inept TB organization considered it. With their records, Seo with his 8.13 ERA and Edwin Jackson with his 7.12 ERA and 0-6 record wouldn't even be kept on a AAA roster, let alone in a big league rotation.

Sonnanstine, on the other hand, has been a winner at EVERY level, leading Durham with a 2.66 ERA and a team-leading 66 Ks in 71 innings, and Hammel is right behind him with a 2.85 ERA.

Time to dump Seo and E.Jackson, and if they don't, time to dump Maddon and the GM!!

Bubba36109 said...

I second that!

Jim said...

It's official; Howell and Sonny to Tampa.