Archive for December 3rd, 2012

  • James Shields Can Now Add ‘Most Likely To Be Traded’ To His High School Yearbook

    James Shields Can Now Add ‘Most Likely To Be Traded’ To His High School Yearbook

    December 3, 2012 at 2:12 pm 5 comments

    Jayson Stark of ESPN.com polled 17 “prominent executives, agents and scouts” and asked them, among other things, who is the player most likely to be traded this week at the Winter Meetings. And in a narrow victory, James Shields takes home the honor, receiving five votes. One executive seems convinced […]

     
  • Some Odds And Ends As The Winter Meetings Get Started

    December 3, 2012 at 12:18 pm 3 comments

    As the winter meetings crank up, here are a few odds and ends… Marc Topkin reports that the Rays have had “some good discussions” about re-signing Kyle Farnsworth. [TampaBay.com] There has been some discussion of a trade with the Nationals for Danny Espinosa and Michael Morse with the Rays giving […]

     
  • Rays To Sign James Loney

    Rays To Sign James Loney

    December 3, 2012 at 8:06 am 21 comments

    Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting (via Twitter) that the Rays have reached an agreement with James Loney. Terms of the deal are not yet available. [Update: Jim Bowden of ESPN Radio is reporting that it is a 1-year deal for $2 million with $1 million in incentives.] Loney, who […]