Archive for December 17th, 2010

  • Bartlett Trade Now Official; Rays Receive 4 Players

    December 17, 2010 at 7:02 pm 21 comments

    Finally, the Jason Bartlett trade to the Padres is official. The Rays will send Bartlett and a player to be named later to the Padres for four players. In addition to Adam Russell and Cesar Ramos, who were the original participants, the Rays will also receive infielder Cole Figueroa and […]

     
  • Rays Finalists For Mota, One Of Most Classless Players In Baseball

    December 17, 2010 at 9:00 am 15 comments

    The Rays are one of five teams to offer Guillermo Mota a minor league contract. Of those teams, Mota is said to be deciding between the Dodgers, Giants and Rays. At this site we have always leaned more towards telling you what the Rays will likely do, rather that what […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A New Reliever That Looks A Lot Like An Old One

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A New Reliever That Looks A Lot Like An Old One

    December 17, 2010 at 7:41 am 5 comments

    The Rays found a relief pitcher. They signed Joel Peralta to a one-year deal for $900K. Peralta was non-tendered by the Nationals despite a 2.02 ERA (3.02 FIP) in 49 innings. And before anybody starts wondering if this is the next Joaquin Benoit, Sky Kalkman suggests he is more like […]