Archive for November, 2010

  • Would The Rays Be Interested In Dan Uggla?

    Would The Rays Be Interested In Dan Uggla?

    November 15, 2010 at 9:00 am 5 comments

    Yesterday it was announced that the Marlins have broken off contract talks with Dan Uggla and that they now plan to trade their slugging second baseman. Uggla, who is arbitration-eligible and made $7.8 million last season, will be eligible for free agency following the 2011 season. In the last three […]

     
  • Projecting The Rays 2014 Lineup And Rotation

    Projecting The Rays 2014 Lineup And Rotation

    November 15, 2010 at 8:30 am 1 comment

    Last week Baseball America posted their list of the top 10 Rays prospects. In the same post, they also projected the Rays lineup, rotation and closer for the 2014 season… C — John Jaso 1B — Ben Zobrist 2B — Sean Rodriguez 3B — Evan Longoria SS — Reid Brignac LF […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Spring Dates, Upton’s Future And Keeping The Pitchers

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Spring Dates, Upton’s Future And Keeping The Pitchers

    November 15, 2010 at 7:24 am 1 comment

    Marc Topkin has the Rays 2011 Spring Training schedule. The Rays will play their first game at home on February 26 against the Pirates and will conclude Spring Training on March 30 against Toronto at The Trop. The schedule also includes a split-squad game at Al Lang Field against the […]

     
  • Three Years Ago On Rays Index

    November 12, 2010 at 3:30 pm 1 comment

    Three years ago on Rays Index we discussed the Rays new plans for a waterfront stadium. The Tampa Bay Rays Distract Fans With Plans For New Stadium [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    November 12, 2010 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    Two years ago on Rays Index we learned that Joe Maddon had been named the AL Manager of the Year. Joe Maddon Wins AL Manager Of The Year Award [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Award For Crawford

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Award For Crawford

    November 12, 2010 at 7:28 am 3 comments

    Carl Crawford picked up his second award of the off-season yesterday, the Silver Slugger award for being one of the three best hitting outfielders in the AL. Previously, Crawford won a Gold Glove for his defensive play. THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Braves need an outfielder, but they are not […]

     
  • Soriano Drawing Interest From White Sox; Phillies Pursuing Benoit

    Soriano Drawing Interest From White Sox; Phillies Pursuing Benoit

    November 11, 2010 at 11:54 am 8 comments

    Interest in the Rays two best free agent relief pitchers is starting to heat up. First we have Ken Rosenthal reporting that the White Sox are looking at Rafael Soriano… The White Sox are checking into free-agent closer Rafael Soriano, yet another indication they may trade or non-tender Bobby Jenks. […]

     
  • Carl Crawford Is Angels’ Primary Target

    Carl Crawford Is Angels’ Primary Target

    November 11, 2010 at 8:30 am 4 comments

    It is no surprise that the Angels have Carl Crawford on their shopping list this winter. But now we know exactly how serious they are. Bill Shaikin of the LA Times, calls Crawford the Angels’ top priority… The Angels have identified Crawford as their primary target in free agency, and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Minor League Free Agents, Crawford’s LA Fantasy And Zim Chiming In

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Minor League Free Agents, Crawford’s LA Fantasy And Zim Chiming In

    November 11, 2010 at 7:34 am 5 comments

    Baseball America has the complete list of Rays minor league free agents. The list includes Winston Abreu (right), Dale Thayer, Carlos Hernandez, Brian Shouse and Joe Dillon. THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… Buster Olney lists the Angels, Red Sox and Tigers as the three teams that need Carl Crawford the most. […]

     
  • Two Years Ago On Rays Index

    November 10, 2010 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

    Two years ago on Rays Index we learned that Evan Longoria had been named the AL Rookie of the Year. Evan Longoria Wins AL Rookie Of The Year Award [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)