Archive for January 11th, 2010

  • Rays Bring Back September ’08 Hero

    Rays Bring Back September ’08 Hero

    January 11, 2010 at 1:43 pm 3 comments

    [Update] Marc Topkin reports that the deal is worth $500K and suggests that Johnson still has a minor league option that would allow the Rays to send Johnson to triple-A. [1:33pm]The Rays have re-signed Dan Johnson to a one-year big league contract according to a team press release. Although he […]

     
  • Mrs. Professor: Tampa Bay Rays Pin-Up Model

    Mrs. Professor: Tampa Bay Rays Pin-Up Model

    January 11, 2010 at 11:00 am 4 comments

    One of my “must-read” websites is Uniwatch, and some of my favorite features over the years have been the illos of Rob Ullman. So as a recent gift for Mrs. Professor, I commissioned Rob to create an illustration of Mrs. Professor wearing a Rays jersey in the style of classic […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Shinji’s Anniversary, Aybar’s Limp Wrist And The Ray Way

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Shinji’s Anniversary, Aybar’s Limp Wrist And The Ray Way

    January 11, 2010 at 8:46 am 2 comments

    On this date four years ago, the Devil Rays signed Shinji Mori to a two-year, $1.4 million contract plus $1 million for the negotiating rights. In his first spring training, Mori injured his shoulder. He was designated for assignment in January of 2007 to make room for Scott Dohmann. He […]