Archive for December 8th, 2010

  • Carl Crawford To Sign With Red Sox

    December 8, 2010 at 11:52 pm 23 comments

    Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe is reporting that Carl Crawford has agreed to a deal with the Boston Red Sox. The deal is seven-years and $142 million. OK, Crawford was leaving. We could deal with that. The Angels, Tigers or Rangers? That would have been nice. The Yankees? Could […]

     
  • Bartlett Traded To Padres

    December 8, 2010 at 5:50 pm 25 comments

    [UPDATE] Jason Bartlett has been traded to the Padres for relief pitchers Cesar Ramos and Adam Russell. Joel Sherman says the Rays will trade Jason Bartlett and that it could happen tonight. He adds that it is down to the Padres or the Pirates. [Twitter]

     
  • Winter Meetings Tidbits: Crawford, Garza

    December 8, 2010 at 11:49 am 3 comments

    Here are a couple of minor notes from the Winter Meetings… Buster Olney is reporting that Brian Cashman and the Yankees had a long “Carl Crawford-related” meeting yesterday and that Crawford may have been in attendance. [Twitter] Bruce Levine of ESPN.com adds the Cubs to the list of teams that […]

     
  • Time For Annual “Sheff Wants To Play For The Rays” Stories

    Time For Annual “Sheff Wants To Play For The Rays” Stories

    December 8, 2010 at 9:30 am 5 comments

    This is not a new story. In fact, we heard this same story during last year’s winter meetings. And we will probably hear the same story next year… Despite not playing in 2010, Gary Sheffield wants to play in 2011 and he wants to play for the Rays. Sheff, who […]

     
  • Price: Rays Motivated To Trade Matt Garza

    Price: Rays Motivated To Trade Matt Garza

    December 8, 2010 at 8:30 am 11 comments

    It is not news that the Rays are willing to trade one of their starting pitchers. With Jeremy Hellickson deemed ready for the big leagues, he Rays have an opportunity to move one of their veterans and not lose a step. But for the first time we are hearing that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena Signing With The Cubs

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena Signing With The Cubs

    December 8, 2010 at 7:26 am 14 comments

    Carlos Pena’s days with the Rays are officially over. Ken Rosenthal, who apparently never sleeps, reported at 3:00 this morning that Pena has agreed on a contract with the Cubs. The deal is for one-year and $10 million. The deal comes on the heels of Scott Boras’ second meeting with […]