You thought Joe Maddon liked to tinker with the lineup before? Well, we might finally see the Mad Scientist unleashed this year with his new roster.
Roger Mooney takes a look at the possibilities and some of the scenarios.
The recent signings of Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez may at first seem to answer the questions of who will bat leadoff (Damon) and who will hit cleanup (Ramirez)…In reality, those additions lead to more possibilities.
THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA…
- Andrew Friedman says he is still trying to acquire a “late-inning, kind of high-leverage, good reliever.” [TampaBay.com]
- The Rays signed a 16-year old Dominican pitching prospect. [MLB Trade Rumors]
- Marc Topkin has more on Justin Ruggiano and Leslie Anderson being DFA’d. [TampaBay.com]
- Here is an update of the Spring Training roster and the numbers each player will be wearing. [The Heater]
- It has only been a year, but the new Lightning owner seems to be doing and saying the right things. Now if we can just get him to sell his stake in the Red Sox. [TBO.com]