Archive for December 7th, 2010

  • Rays And Orioles Trade Talks May Have Hit A Snag

    December 7, 2010 at 4:55 pm 2 comments

    Now Brittany Ghiroli is reporting (via Twitter) that there will not be a trade today and that it is starting to look “less likely to happen at all.” We are still very early in the process and the Rays are operating from a position of power. Is this was March, this […]

     
  • Four Years Ago On Rays Index

    December 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

    Four years ago on Rays Index we learned that the Rays had lost future AL MVP Josh Hamilton in the Rule 5 draft. Josh Hamilton Selected By Cubs in Rule 5 Draft [Rays Index] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Bartlett Could Be Traded To Orioles As Early As Today [UPDATE]

    Bartlett Could Be Traded To Orioles As Early As Today [UPDATE]

    December 7, 2010 at 1:30 pm 12 comments

    [Update] Brittany Ghiroli is reporting that a deal is not imminent and that the “names vary.” She adds that a potential deal is not necessarily Reimold for Bartlett straight up. This adds strength to the rumors that the Rays are asking for Reimold and possibly a relief a pitcher. [1:30pm] […]

     
  • The 2010 Rays Were Built Through Trades And The Draft

    The 2010 Rays Were Built Through Trades And The Draft

    December 7, 2010 at 9:30 am 4 comments

    Yesterday over at Business Insider, I showed that the Giants built their championship roster by drafting pitchers and signing free agent hitters. Very little of their roster was built through trades. This got us wondering, how were the 2010 Rays built? Here is the full roster breakdown… What we see […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford (Again), The Pumkin’s New Deal And Pena’s Future

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford (Again), The Pumkin’s New Deal And Pena’s Future

    December 7, 2010 at 7:26 am 4 comments

    Yesterday we argued that Carl Crawford’s price went up with Jayson Werth’s new contract. Jayson Stark takes the contrarian view. He argues that if Crawford’s price has gone up, then his options have gone down. In fact, Stark argues that Crawford’s options may now be limited to just the Yankees. […]