Archive for February, 2013

  • Reid Brignac Has Been Traded To The Rockies

    Reid Brignac Has Been Traded To The Rockies

    February 14, 2013 at 1:23 pm 16 comments

    The Colorado Rockies have announced that they have acquired Reid Brignac from the Rays for cash and a player to be named later. Brignac was designated for assignment last week to make room on the 40-man roster. He was considered a long-shot to make the team in Spring Training. Unfortunately […]

     
  • Joel Peralta Hurt His Neck Getting Out Of His Car Leaving Several Unanswered Questions

    Joel Peralta Hurt His Neck Getting Out Of His Car Leaving Several Unanswered Questions

    February 13, 2013 at 12:32 pm 5 comments

    Oh boy, this is not a good start to the season for a 36-year-old pitcher… Via Roger Mooney, we learned today that Joel Peralta did not throw today because he injured his neck trying to get out of his camaro. Marc Topkin added that Peralta had stopped to get sandwiches. This leaves […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Fan Cave Voting, Longo’s Health, And Rodney’s Money

    February 13, 2013 at 11:13 am 1 comment

    THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… Today is the last day to vote for Stephanie Katz and get an actual Rays fan in the MLB Fan Cave. [MLB FAN CAVE] Evan Longoria says he feels like a “new man,” but concedes that he will take days off “here and there” if needed […]

     
  • Elliot Johnson Was The Last Player Remaining From The 2008 Opening Day Roster

    Elliot Johnson Was The Last Player Remaining From The 2008 Opening Day Roster

    February 13, 2013 at 8:30 am 11 comments

    On the one hand, it is hard to believe that it has been five years since the 2008 team started its miraculous run. But on the other hand, it is even more difficult to believe that Elliot Johnson was the last player remaining from that season’s opening day roster. Below […]

     
  • A Few Of Our Favorite Memories Of Elliot Johnson

    February 12, 2013 at 4:13 pm 17 comments

    We knew Elliot Johnson was a long-shot to remain with the Rays organization this year, but that doesn’t mean it is not sad to see him go. In addition to being one of those easy-to-root-for underdogs as an undrafted free agent, he was also one of the more colorful characters […]

     
  • Elliot Johnson Traded To Royals

    Elliot Johnson Traded To Royals

    February 12, 2013 at 3:19 pm 4 comments

    Elliot Johnson, who was designated for assignment and removed from the 40-man roster last week, has been traded to the Royals as the “player to be named later” in the James Shields-Wade Davis-Wil Myers trade (via Marc Topkin). Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • What We Have Learned About The Rays On The First Day Of Camp

    February 12, 2013 at 3:15 pm 1 comment

    A few notes from the first day of camp… The only thing Joe Maddon has decided about the batting order is that Desmond Jennings will bat leadoff, something he did 107 times in 2012. Joe Maddon says the top four pitchers in the rotation are pretty much set, with David […]

     
  • A Look At What We Can Expect From The Starting Pitchers In 2013

    A Look At What We Can Expect From The Starting Pitchers In 2013

    February 12, 2013 at 11:58 am 9 comments

    Even without James Shields, the Rays still have one of the best rotations in baseball. And while we all know these guys have high ceilings and think we know what they are capable of achieving, let’s see if we can come up with a realistic idea of what to expect, […]

     
  • David Price’s Latest Commercial

    February 12, 2013 at 9:30 am 0 comments

    We already knew David Price was this year’s coverboy for 2K Sports’ “MLB2K13″ video game. And here is one commercial with several other big leaguers…   Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A New Assignment For DDLR And A Giant Tattoo Of Evan Longoria’s Girlfriend

    February 12, 2013 at 8:49 am 0 comments

    Here are a few links to get our day started. And oh yeah…HAPPY PITCHERS AND CATCHERS DAY! THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… Dane De La Rosa cleared waivers and has been outrighted to triple-A Durham. He will be in big league camp to start the spring. [Marc Topkin] The Rays stadium […]