Archive for March 31st, 2009

  • Sheffield Released By Tigers, Wants To Join Rays

    Sheffield Released By Tigers, Wants To Join Rays

    March 31, 2009 at 12:30 pm 18 comments

    Gary Sheffield, who was released earlier today by the Detroit Tigers, told Jon Paul Morosi of the Detroit Free Press (via MLB Trade Rumors), that his first choice would be to join the Tampa Bay Rays. Once he clears waivers, Sheffield will be able to sign with another team. He […]

     
  • Six Teams Interested In Niemann And Hammel

    Six Teams Interested In Niemann And Hammel

    March 31, 2009 at 11:00 am 3 comments

    [UPDATE: 11:00am] Ken Rosenthal says  the Rays are in a “position of strenth,” noting that the Rays could choose to cut Lance Cormier and keep both Niemann and Hammel. Rosenthal is reporting that six teams, including the two listed below, have shown interest in either Niemann or Hammel or both. The Rays […]

     
  • Wade Davis’ Spring Performance Impressive

    Wade Davis’ Spring Performance Impressive

    March 31, 2009 at 10:00 am 7 comments

    Recently we wondered aloud if Wade Davis might actually be closer to being ready for the majors than David Price. Buster Olney spoke with one AL official who makes it sound as if Davis is ready for the big leagues right now. Wade Davis of the Rays was the most […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Fight For Pitching Jobs, Joyce’s Potential And Ensberg’s Short Rays Career

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Fight For Pitching Jobs, Joyce’s Potential And Ensberg’s Short Rays Career

    March 31, 2009 at 7:29 am 1 comment

    Time to bring back the GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Matt Garza. The Garza Complex rebounded from his dead arm issues to throw 6 strong innings, giving up 3 runs, […]