Archive for November, 2012

  • Rays Identify Rangers As Ideal Trade Partner

    November 15, 2012 at 12:12 pm 7 comments

    One more relevant topic from Knobler and his speculation on the possibility of trading David Price… Some Rays people have even identified the Rangers as the team that could provide them with the biggest return in the areas they need most. What if the Rangers, always in search of a true No. […]

     
  • Rays Suggest They Would Prefer To Trade Jeremy Hellickson Or Wade Davis

    Rays Suggest They Would Prefer To Trade Jeremy Hellickson Or Wade Davis

    November 15, 2012 at 10:15 am 5 comments

    From the same Danny Knobler story we discussed earlier, comes even more evidence that Jeremy Hellickson is the most likely starting pitcher to be traded. And not susprisingly, Wade Davis‘ name is also mentioned… The Rays have suggested to teams that they don’t want to trade either Price or James […]

     
  • Baseball Executive Says David Price Is Worth ‘A Lot More’ Than $20 Million Per Year

    Baseball Executive Says David Price Is Worth ‘A Lot More’ Than $20 Million Per Year

    November 15, 2012 at 9:45 am 1 comment

    Danny Knobler of CBSSports.com is the latest to weigh in on the possibility of trading David Price, weighing the pros (“They could ask for a three- or four-player package that could address almost all of their needs [a shortstop, a catcher, a big hitter at first base or in the […]

     
  • BJ Upton Is Now The ‘Top Free Agent Target’ Of The Braves

    BJ Upton Is Now The ‘Top Free Agent Target’ Of The Braves

    November 15, 2012 at 9:15 am 2 comments

    There was some concern that BJ Upton would have a tough time in free agency because there were several other center fielders on the market. But as we mentioned before with the Rangers, several of the teams losing a center fielder will also be in the market for a replacement. […]

     
  • Finally, A David Price Headline We Can Get Behind

    Finally, A David Price Headline We Can Get Behind

    November 15, 2012 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    If you have been around these parts for a while, you know that one of my biggest pet peeves when it comes to the Rays is the use of the headline “The Price is Right.” It is lazy. It is cheesy. And it is overused. A good search for “David […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss David Price’s Cy Young And Will Rhymes’ New Home

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss David Price’s Cy Young And Will Rhymes’ New Home

    November 15, 2012 at 8:28 am 2 comments

    The Rays have announced that most ticket prices will stay the same or go down. Of course, that means some (~25% of tickets) will go up. For example, the cheapest ticket in the house is now $10, up from $9. Marc Topkin has more details at TampaBay.com. THE JUNKYARD DOGS […]

     
  • David Price Wins A.L. Cy Young Award [VIDEO]

    David Price Wins A.L. Cy Young Award [VIDEO]

    November 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm 0 comments

    David Price was named the winner of the American League’s Cy Young Award, narrowly beating Justin Verlander by four points. Price received 14 of the 28 first-place votes. Verlander received 13 first-place votes. The final first-place vote went to Rays closer Fernando Rodney, who finished fifth. You can see the […]

     
  • National Media Continues To Ignore Most Important Factor In Rays Stadium Situation

    National Media Continues To Ignore Most Important Factor In Rays Stadium Situation

    November 14, 2012 at 12:39 pm 9 comments

    Keith Olbermann is the latest to pile on the state of Florida and what is perceived as a lack of support for baseball. In his reaction to the Marlins latest payroll-slashing trade, Olbermann unleashes a cluster bomb over the entire state… …the Marlins are officially the Montreal Expos of the […]

     
  • Chipper Jones Releases Picture Of Leg Mangled By BJ Upton

    Chipper Jones Releases Picture Of Leg Mangled By BJ Upton

    November 14, 2012 at 9:25 am 3 comments

    Back in May when the Atlanta Braves visited The Trop, BJ Upton hit a hard line drive that went off the shin of Chipper Jones (see video below). Jones managed to stay in the game, a feat that seems even more remarkable now that we see the damage it caused. […]

     
  • Bucs Lineman Delivers The Worst Block You Will Ever See

    Bucs Lineman Delivers The Worst Block You Will Ever See

    November 13, 2012 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

    It’s a slow news day in the Raysiverse, and let’s face it, I’m getting giddy about the Bucs. And because the Bucs won this weekend, we can look back on this play and laugh. Check out the block delivered by Jamon Meredith on a crucial third-and-short situation in the first […]