Archive for November, 2012

  • David Price Is Leading PGA Tour Pro-Am Event

    David Price Is Leading PGA Tour Pro-Am Event

    November 8, 2012 at 10:12 am 3 comments

    David Price still has to wait another week before he will find out if he is the winner of the AL Cy Young Award. And how is he passing the time? Oh, you know, just leading the PGA Tour’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic.  And through 12 holes, Price is […]

     
  • Mets Have Released Jason Bay Who Could Be A Good Fit For The Rays

    Mets Have Released Jason Bay Who Could Be A Good Fit For The Rays

    November 7, 2012 at 3:30 pm 10 comments

    The New York Mets announced today that they have agreed to part ways with Jason Bay, allowing him to become a free agent despite having a year left on his deal. And you can be certain the Rays will be interested in signing Bay if the price is right. Bay […]

     
  • BJ Upton Is About To Win The Lottery

    BJ Upton Is About To Win The Lottery

    November 7, 2012 at 11:18 am 3 comments

    Back in September, we took a look at some similar players and speculated that BJ Upton might command a 5-year, $75 million contract ($15M per year) as a free agent. The feeling at the time was that if the numbers were correct, there is no reason to think Upton would […]

     
  • Will Rhymes And Henry Wrigley Now Free Agents

    November 6, 2012 at 2:22 pm 9 comments

    Baseball America (via Marc Topkin) has a big list of minor leaguers that have been granted free agency, including 16 players from the Rays’ organization. The biggest names are Will Rhymes, who spent much of the season with the Rays, and first basemann Henry Wrigley, whom many Rays fans were […]

     
  • Phillies Made Two Moves That Left Some Thinking They Will Definitely Sign BJ Upton

    Phillies Made Two Moves That Left Some Thinking They Will Definitely Sign BJ Upton

    November 5, 2012 at 4:38 pm 11 comments

    The Philadelphia Phillies recently hired Steve Henderson to be their hitting coach and Bart Braun as a special assistant to the General Manager. What is interesting about those to moves is that both men were formerly in the Rays organization. And according to Ken Rosenthal, some think the moves were […]

     
  • Teams Showing A Lot Of Interest In Jeremy Hellickson

    November 5, 2012 at 2:11 pm 6 comments

    This weekend we discussed the case for trading Jeremy Hellickson over James Shields. And now Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com weighs in, saying Hellickson is drawing more interest early on… Sources: Jeremy Hellickson, not James Shields, is the most popular rays trade target so far. Obviously Shields is the better pitcher […]

     
  • Chris Archer Is Named Rays’ Top Prospect By Baseball America

    November 5, 2012 at 1:09 pm 6 comments

    Baseball America has unveiled their list of the top ten prospects in the Rays organization and Chris Archer is on top. Here’s the top ten, along with their highest level, and ranking last year in parantheses… Chris Archer, SP, MLB (3) — 6th round, 2006 (CLE) Taylor Guerrieri, SP, low-A […]

     
  • Rays And Joel Peralta Agree To New Contract

    November 5, 2012 at 12:33 pm 4 comments

    Marc Topkin is reporting that the Rays and Joel Peralta have agreed to terms on a new contract (via Twitter). Topkin says there are no details yet on the new deal. However, there were reports earlier in the day out of the Dominican Republic that said it is a two […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss An Addition To The Roster, A New Home For Conrad, And A Sex Tape

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss An Addition To The Roster, A New Home For Conrad, And A Sex Tape

    November 5, 2012 at 10:53 am 1 comment

    Let’s start the week with some leftover links from the weekend. THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Rays have added pitcher Frank De Los Santos to the 40-man roster. The Rays now have 34 players on the 40-man roster. [TampaBay.com] Former Rays infielder Brooks Conrad will play in Japan next year. […]

     
  • Twins Interested In Trading For James Shields

    November 4, 2012 at 3:33 pm 7 comments

    We already heard that the Dodgers have pegged James Shields as their top target this winter. And now we can add the Minnesota Twins to the list of teams that are at least curious about the asking price. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Twins have already […]