Just a few quick links on Sammy Sosa’s birthday. He is 41. His face is not.
DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA…
- We did a Q&A about the Rays off-season for Simon on Sports. [Simon on Sports]
- Michel Hernandez has signed a minor league deal with the Orioles. With 4 catchers on the 40-man roster and the chance the Rays will add another veteran, there was little or no hope of Hernandez seeing any big league time with the Rays in 2010. [Baltimore Sun]
- Chris Richard has declined his triple-A assignment and has chosen to become a free agent.
- The Rays and Cubs continue to discuss trading Pat Burrell for Milton Bradley, but nothing sounds hopeful as both sides are still far apart on the most important issue, money. [MLB Trade Rumors]
- John Romano addresses Carl Crawford’s future with the Rays and says a long-term extension “will probably never happen.” [St. Pete Times]