In the latest, “Joe Maddon will sign an extension soon, we swear” story, Marc Topkin reports that the two sides are closing in on a three-year extension.
THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA…
- Carlos Pena turned down an $8 million offer from the Indians (he took a $7.25M deal with the Rays). [Cleveland.com]
- JB Long interviewed Matt Joyce recently for Bay News 9. Admits he was not looking forward to playing first base, so he was happy the team signed Carlos Pena. [Video]
- Rocco Baldelli is happy and comfortable with the way his career ended. [HeraldNews.com]
- Here are some pics from a recent fundraising event Jeremy Hellickson attended at his high school. [Des Moines Register]
- BRaysBall Talk looks at how to survive FanFest. [BRaysBall Talk]
- Rays Colored Glasses takes a look at the history of professional baseball in the Bay Area prior to the Rays. [Part 1, Part 2]