Just the links today, Jason Giambi’s birthday. We don’t think David Chalk will be sending any gifts. Also, on this day 7 years ago, the [Devil] Rays were involved in a three-team swap that sent Roberto Hernandez to the Royals. The Rays received Ben Grieve from Oakland and the A’s received Johnny Damon from the Royals.
DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA…
- In a strange twist, Jayson Stark is reporting that Cliff Floyd’s agents continue to have discussions with the Rays about returning, and that returning to the Rays is his first choice…Not sure if there is enough ice in the state of Florida for both of Floyd’s knees and we have no idea where the Rays would fit Floyd’s bat. [MLB Trade Rumors]
- The Rays Party of America wonders if Ben Zobrist is an infielder or an outfielder. [Rays Party of America]
- Another look at how undervalued Andy Sonnanstine is. [Drays Bay]
- Pat Burrell is just the fifth player since 1970 to play on a World Series team and then play for the opposing team the next season. [St. Pete Times]