Archive for December, 2012

  • 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 […]

     
  • Rays Payroll Now More Than $10 Million Below The 2012 Level

    Rays Payroll Now More Than $10 Million Below The 2012 Level

    December 11, 2012 at 12:23 pm 17 comments

    Let’s take a look at how the recent trade of James Shields and Wade Davis impacts the 2013 opening day roster and payroll. Some notes on the payroll can be seen below… Notes on the projection… As the roster stands now, the opening day payroll ($53.0 million) would be a […]

     
  • James Shields And His Beard Discuss Being Traded To The Royals

    James Shields And His Beard Discuss Being Traded To The Royals

    December 11, 2012 at 10:42 am 2 comments

    Earlier this week, the Rays traded James Shields, Wade Davis, and a player to be named later to the Royals. And after seeing Shields yesterday, I am wondering if the third piece in the trade is Shields’ beard. Shields appeared on the MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” and revealed an impressive […]

     
  • More Reaction To James Shields Trade And Why Rays Fans Need To Temper Their Excitement

    More Reaction To James Shields Trade And Why Rays Fans Need To Temper Their Excitement

    December 11, 2012 at 10:02 am 14 comments

    Now that we have had a full day to digest the trade that sent James Shields and Wade Davis to the Royals for Wil Myers and three other prospects, let’s take a moment to see what others are saying about the deal. But before that, one more observation. I don’t […]

     
  • What Everybody Is Saying About The James Shields Trade

    What Everybody Is Saying About The James Shields Trade

    December 10, 2012 at 10:45 am 21 comments

    Late last night, the Tampa Bay Rays traded James Shields and Wade Davis to the Royals for Wil Myers and three other prospects. In addition to Myers, who was the Minor League Player of the Year, the Rays also received two other players ranked among ESPN.com’s top 100 prospects, including lefty […]

     
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    Need An Auto Accident Attorney In St. Petersburg?

    December 10, 2012 at 9:31 am 0 comments

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  • Rays Trade James Shields And Wade Davis To Royals

    Rays Trade James Shields And Wade Davis To Royals

    December 9, 2012 at 11:20 pm 33 comments

    The Royals and Rays have finally completely their long-rumored deal and it is much bigger than anybody anticipated. The Rays are sending James Shields, Wade Davis, and a player to be named later to the Royals for Minor League Player of the Year Wil Myers, and three other prospects. The […]

     
  • Score A Tampa Limo, Outback Bowl Transportation & More

    Score A Tampa Limo, Outback Bowl Transportation & More

    December 7, 2012 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

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