Archive for January 21st, 2011

  • Rays To Sign Johnny Damon And Manny Ramirez

    January 21, 2011 at 8:14 pm 43 comments

    According to Jon Heyman (via Twitter), the Rays have reached an agreement with both Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez. Damon will get $5.25 million plus $750K in attendance bonuses. Manny will get $2.0 million. And now we all have a reason to celebrate. Hey-O! Beer is on us tonight.

     
  • Rays Sign A Book-Writing Fire-Breathing Half-Giraffe, Half-Moose To Minor League Deal

    Rays Sign A Book-Writing Fire-Breathing Half-Giraffe, Half-Moose To Minor League Deal

    January 21, 2011 at 11:01 am 6 comments

    The Rays have officially announced the signing of Dirk Hayhurst to a minor league deal. Hayhurst, who has seen limited action as a relief pitcher in the major leagues, is better known as the author of The Bullpen Gospels, a book some refer to as one of the better baseball books […]

     
  • Rays May Be Close To Signing Johnny Damon

    January 21, 2011 at 7:16 am 27 comments

    Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports (are we obligated to include the exclamation point?) reported late last night (via Twitter) that the Rays and Johnny Damon “appear to be closing in on a deal.” Brown adds that there is “still some work to be done.” We had heard the Rays were […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Garfoose, Free Agent DHs And An Unnamed Puppy

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Garfoose, Free Agent DHs And An Unnamed Puppy

    January 21, 2011 at 7:14 am 6 comments

    The Rays may have reached an agreement with Dirk Hayhurst, a journeyman minor league relief pitcher. Hayhurst is better known as the author of The Bullpen Gospels, a book he released last year about life in the minor leagues and the quest to make it to the big leagues. Hayhurst […]