Archive for December, 2009

  • Projected 2010 Tampa Bay Rays 25-Man Roster

    Projected 2010 Tampa Bay Rays 25-Man Roster

    December 2, 2009 at 12:00 pm 5 comments

    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… LINEUP: The questions here are catcher, second base and right field. The catcher position only got more complicated by the addition of Kelly Shoppach. It seems unlikely […]

     
  • Wait…So Who Is Going To Be Rays Second Catcher?

    Wait…So Who Is Going To Be Rays Second Catcher?

    December 2, 2009 at 9:30 am 4 comments

    Yesterday, the Rays acquired Kelly Shoppach from Cleveland. The move did nothing to clear up the catching position for 2010. In fact, it just made the situation a bit more complicated. Assuming Shoppach is one of two catchers on the opening day roster, the question then becomes: Who will be […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Non-Tender Candidates, Carefully Worded Statements And Navi’s Future

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Non-Tender Candidates, Carefully Worded Statements And Navi’s Future

    December 2, 2009 at 8:33 am 0 comments

    If you missed it last night because your significant other was making you watch “The Biggest Loser,” the Rays did offer arbitration to Gregg Zaun and Brian Shouse, but not Russ Springer. Zaun and Shouse have until December 7 to accept or decline those offers. The next important dates for […]

     
  • Zaun And Shouse Offered Arbitration; Bennett Designated For Assignment

    Zaun And Shouse Offered Arbitration; Bennett Designated For Assignment

    December 1, 2009 at 8:37 pm 3 comments

    [Update] The Rays chose not to offer Russ Springer arbitration (via Marc Topkin’s Twitter). [7:37pm] Marc Topkin of the St. Pete Times is reporting that the Rays have offered arbitration to both Gregg Zaun and Brian Shouse. They are still undecided on Russ Springer. As we mentioned earlier today, offering […]

     
  • Rays Acquire Kelly Shoppach From Indians; Navarro To Be Let Go?

    December 1, 2009 at 2:40 pm 17 comments

    [Update] The Rays have designated Jeff Bennett for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster. [Update] The deal is now official (via Rays Press Release), with the Rays giving up a player to be named later. [2:40pm] We have just learned that the Rays are close to a deal […]

     
  • The Tampa Bay Rays Confidence Survey

    December 1, 2009 at 10:00 am 2 comments

    Below you will see three polls that ask about your confidence in the Tampa Bay Rays. We will present these same polls every Tuesday (and randomly during the off-season). The results will be presented in graphical form on Thursday, and will be displayed permanently in the sidebar. The goal of […]