Archive for November 3rd, 2008

  • [RAYS HOT STOVE] Rays Decline Options On Floyd And Miller

    [RAYS HOT STOVE] Rays Decline Options On Floyd And Miller

    November 3, 2008 at 5:40 pm 5 comments

    In one somewhat surprising move and one not-so-surprising move, the Rays have declined the 2009 options on both Cliff Floyd and Trever Miller. The Floyd move is not surprising as we recently learned that he could be headed for retirement. Even if Floyd chooses to play again in 2009, $2.75 […]

     
  • [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] The 2008 Preseason Mathematical Projections: A Look Back

    [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] The 2008 Preseason Mathematical Projections: A Look Back

    November 3, 2008 at 3:52 pm 1 comment

    Back in Spring Training we took a look at several different projection systems and how the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays could be expected to perform. Each of the systems (ZiPS, PECOTA, Diamond Mind, CHONE, The Hardball Times, CAIRO) uses a different set of projected stats and simulates the 2008 season […]

     
  • [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] The 12 Days Of Raysmas: A Look Back

    [2008 TAMPA BAY RAYS] The 12 Days Of Raysmas: A Look Back

    November 3, 2008 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

    Last winter, after the Rays posted their 10th 90-loss season, while sipping frozen margaritas in St. Lucia (or maybe we were just drinking a beer while watching “Cocktail” in our Manhattan apartment) we outlined 12 wishes for the 2008 season. Let’s see how many of those wishes came true… ONE […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Offseason Already In Full Swing For Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Offseason Already In Full Swing For Rays

    November 3, 2008 at 10:31 am 0 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Rocco Baldelli has filed for free agency. [MLB] Joe Maddon will be getting married on Saturday. [MLB] Eric Hinske has filed for free agency. [MLB] MLB Trade Rumors has posted their annual “offseason lookout” for the Rays, taking a look at the ’09 roster and payroll commitments. […]