Archive for January 24th, 2011

  • Three Years Ago On Rays Index

    January 24, 2011 at 3:00 pm 2 comments

    Three years ago on Rays Index we wrote about James Shields’ fancy new seven-year contract. Tampa Bay Rays Reward James Shields With Long-Term Deal [Rays Index]

     
  • The Manny-Damon Effect

    January 24, 2011 at 11:30 am 6 comments

    Certainly the primary reason for signing Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon is their impact on the baseball field. But the secondary reason is what they can do for the Rays off the field. In addition to converting some Red Sox (and possibly some Yankees) fans, the signings make the Rays […]

     
  • What They Are Saying About ManDam

    What They Are Saying About ManDam

    January 24, 2011 at 9:00 am 6 comments

    Here is a small collection of what various writers have written about the Rays’ newest acquisitions, Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon… It wasn’t really a prediction, but The Sports Banter actually suggested the Rays sign both Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez about a week before it happened. [The Sports Banter] […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss ManDam, McGee’s Role And A Word From Garfoose

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss ManDam, McGee’s Role And A Word From Garfoose

    January 24, 2011 at 7:04 am 5 comments

    Maybe the most interesting part of the Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon signings is that the Rays would not sign one if the other said “no” as reported by Ken Rosenthal. This suggests that Manny and Damon were the key to whether or not the Rays would make a push […]