Archive for January 28th, 2011

  • Rays Sign Kotchman To Minor League Deal; Claim Delaney

    January 28, 2011 at 4:07 pm 7 comments

    The Rays today signed first baseman Casey Kotchman to a minor league deal for $750 thousand. Kotchman, who played with the Mariners last year, is a career .259 hitter that hit 6 home runs in 96 games last year. He is considered an good defensive first baseman. As a left-handed bat, […]

     
  • No Turf At The Trop? JP Howell Will Not Abide

    January 28, 2011 at 1:05 pm 4 comments

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  • 8 Rays Prospects Among ESPN.com’s Top 100

    8 Rays Prospects Among ESPN.com’s Top 100

    January 28, 2011 at 9:30 am 8 comments

    Yesterday we learned that ESPN.com had the Rays organization ranked second. Today we get their top 10 Rays prospects and the overall top 100 (player’s overall rank is in parentheses). 1. Jeremy Hellickson, RHP (14) 2. Matt Moore, LHP (16) 3. Desmond Jennings, CF (20) 4. Chris Archer, RHP (40) 5. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss New Turf, Game Times And Jennings Potential

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss New Turf, Game Times And Jennings Potential

    January 28, 2011 at 7:12 am 8 comments

    Yesterday, AstroTurf and the Rays announced that Tropicana Field would be outfitted with AstroTurf for the 2011 season. Of course, we knew this last April when AstroTurf became the official turf of Major League Baseball. And it was confirmed by Marc Topkin (link?) earlier this off-season. The picture at right […]