Archive for January, 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. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Swings A Mighty Club

    January 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm 2 comments

    Here is a short clip of Evan Longoria at the driving range as he preps for this weeks Bob Hope Classic. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Straight Talk From Dolman Law Group

    January 20, 2011 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    Check out Clearwater injury attorney Matt Dolman of the Dolman Law Group in this video. Joe’s proud to be associated with this firm, where it’s really about helping people. Don’t be just another case. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Rays Won’t Let BJ Upton Make It Rain At The Trop

    January 20, 2011 at 9:30 am 11 comments

    BJ Upton is making the media rounds this week to promote his upcoming charity bowling event. Yesterday morning he was in studio for “The Morning X” show on 97X (you can see a portion of the interview below). During the interview, Upton was asked about his walk-up music (music picked […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Soriano In Pinstripes, Charts Of The Day And Friedman’s Comments

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Soriano In Pinstripes, Charts Of The Day And Friedman’s Comments

    January 20, 2011 at 8:20 am 4 comments

    Rafael Soriano was introduced to the New York media yesterday. And during the press conference, Brian Cashman admitted that he was not in favor of signing Soriano and that he had no hand in the negotiations. Also, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News appeared on WFAN in New […]

     
  • Buccaneers Slash Ticket Prices

    January 19, 2011 at 12:30 pm 12 comments

    Here is a novel concept: Have trouble selling tickets, lower prices. [Joe Bucs Fan] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Why David Price Might Regress In 2011

    Why David Price Might Regress In 2011

    January 19, 2011 at 11:00 am 6 comments

    We heard a lot during the 2010 season about Jeremy Hellickson and how many innings the Rays would let him throw. There are concerns among some that a young pitcher can have a poor season if in the previous season, they throw a lot of stressful pitches (pitches late in […]