Archive for January 24th, 2008

  • [PROJECTING STATS] Right Field and DH To Be Much Improved In 2008

    [PROJECTING STATS] Right Field and DH To Be Much Improved In 2008

    January 24, 2008 at 2:26 pm 6 comments

    Bill Chastain has his latest installment of “Around the Horn” in which he previews the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays “positions”. This time it is the outfielders. The most telling statement in the piece is a quote from Joe Maddon in which he states that he would prefer to not use […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Tampa Bay Rays Reward James Shields With Long-Term Deal

    [THE HANGOVER] Tampa Bay Rays Reward James Shields With Long-Term Deal

    January 24, 2008 at 9:38 am 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (21 days until pitchers and catchers report)Yesterday the Tampa Bay Rays announced that they had reached an agreement with James Shields on a contract that could be for as long as seven years and worth just under $38 million. With incentives the deal could reach as much […]