Archive for December 12th, 2012

  • Rays Close To Signing Free Agent Pitcher With A Familiar Name

    Rays Close To Signing Free Agent Pitcher With A Familiar Name

    December 12, 2012 at 1:59 pm 6 comments

    Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com is reporting that the Rays are close to signing another Roberto Hernandez. Only this time it is the starting pitcher formerly known as Fausto Carmona who pitched with the Indians the last seven seasons. After a promising 2010 season in which Carmona went 13-14 with a […]

     
  • David Price Wants ‘The Best Contract In Baseball’

    David Price Wants ‘The Best Contract In Baseball’

    December 12, 2012 at 12:58 pm 11 comments

    With all the buzz over the recent trade of James Shields and Wade Davis, this small item got pushed to the back burner. Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com spoke with David Price’s agent about the possibility of Price signing a long-term contract to remain with the Rays beyond the 2015 season when […]

     
  • Rays Have Shown Interest In Trading For N.L. Cy Young Winner

    Rays Have Shown Interest In Trading For N.L. Cy Young Winner

    December 12, 2012 at 11:45 am 6 comments

    In an interesting twist that probably won’t go very far, Joel Sherman reports (via Twitter) that “all 5 AL East teams” have contacted the Mets about RA Dickey, the knuckleballer and reigning NL Cy young winner. Dickey has one year left on his deal and negotiations for a long-term contract […]

     
  • James Shields And Wade Davis In Royals Jerseys Is A Jarring Sight

    James Shields And Wade Davis In Royals Jerseys Is A Jarring Sight

    December 12, 2012 at 10:39 am 4 comments

    Here is James Shields and Wade Davis being introduced this morning to the Royal media. Notice that Shields is wearing #24 (for now) as #33 is currently worn by Jeremy Guthrie and Davis is wearing #22 as #40 is worn by reliever Kelvin Herrera. So no more “WD40″ for Big […]

     
  • City of Tampa

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Bay Area War, The Last Of The Devil Rays, And More Hot Stove News

    December 12, 2012 at 9:24 am 3 comments

    Yesterday was David Price day in Tampa as he was awarded a key to the city (Astro also received his own key). While that is a nice little gesture, it is more interesting to speculate on what it means for the relationship between Tampa and St. Pete and the battle […]