Archive for December 12th, 2008

  • [JONNY TERRIFIC] Jonny Gomes Non-Tendered By Rays, Now A Free Agent

    [JONNY TERRIFIC] Jonny Gomes Non-Tendered By Rays, Now A Free Agent

    December 12, 2008 at 11:19 pm 12 comments

    Marc Topkin is reporting that Jonny Gomes has been non-tendered by the Rays and is now a free agent. The Rays did offer arbitration to the remaining five players that were arbitration-eligible (Willy Aybar, Grant Balfour, Jason Bartlett, Gabe Gross, Dioner Navarro). With the Rays offering Gross arbitration, it suggests […]

     
  • [2009 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Projected 2009 Tampa Bay Rays 25-Man Roster

    [2009 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Projected 2009 Tampa Bay Rays 25-Man Roster

    December 12, 2008 at 4:31 pm 5 comments

    Earlier today we projected the 40-man roster and payroll. Now let’s take a look at the 25-man roster and lineup.25-Man Roster Projection and Lineup (notes and explanations on the projection can be found following the roster)… Notes on the 25-man roster projection Projection is based only on players currently in […]

     
  • [2009 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Projected 2009 Tampa Bay Rays 40-Man Roster And Payroll

    [2009 TAMPA BAY RAYS] Projected 2009 Tampa Bay Rays 40-Man Roster And Payroll

    December 12, 2008 at 3:27 pm 8 comments

    With a couple of recent changes to the 40-man roster let’s update the 2009 40-man roster projection. We will be back in a little while to look at the 25-man roster and lineup.40-Man Roster Projection (notes and explanations on the projection can be found following the roster)… Notes on the […]

     
  • [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    [THE ARCHIVES] One Year Ago On Rays Index

    December 12, 2008 at 2:20 pm 1 comment

    One year ago on Rays Index we speculated on what an alternate jersey and cap might look like for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2009. We have since learned that the alternate jersey would not feature “Tampa Bay” as originally reported. Possible Glimpse At Tampa Bay Rays Alternate Uniform To […]

     
  • ['TIS THE SEASON] Matt Garza And Jason Bartlett Got Married

    ['TIS THE SEASON] Matt Garza And Jason Bartlett Got Married

    December 12, 2008 at 12:22 pm 1 comment

    Almost exactly one year after being traded together from the Twins to the Rays, and a couple of weeks after Joe Maddon did the same, Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett got married…Not to each other, that would be illegal in most states. Bartlett married Kelly Chevez on November 15 (picture […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] 2009 Might Be Much Less Jonny-Terrific

    [THE HANGOVER] 2009 Might Be Much Less Jonny-Terrific

    December 12, 2008 at 10:57 am 13 comments

    Tonight is the non-tender deadline for the Rays and their six arbitration-eligible players. So it might be a good time to say your good-byes to Jonny Gomes, as 2009 has a very good chance of being less Jonny-terrific. Willy Aybar, Dioner Navarro, Jason Bartlett and Grant Balfour will certainly be […]