Archive for March 27th, 2013

  • Rays Acquire Minor League Pitcher From Angels

    Rays Acquire Minor League Pitcher From Angels

    March 27, 2013 at 5:23 pm 7 comments

    The Rays have announced that they traded reliever Dane De La Rosa to the Angels for right-handed pitcher Steve Geltz. Geltz, who was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2008, made two appearances for the Angels in 2012. he spent most of the 2012 season split between double-A and triple-A […]

     
  • Hideki Matsui Is On Two Japanese Stamps Wearing A Rays Uniform

    Hideki Matsui Is On Two Japanese Stamps Wearing A Rays Uniform

    March 27, 2013 at 2:46 pm 2 comments

    Nippon TV is selling a Hideki Matsui commemorative retirement stamp collection. It appears from the images below that there are 22 stamps in all, with 11 featuring his time playing in Japan and the other 11 recounting his time with Major League Baseball. And yes, two of the stamps show […]

     
  • Super Sammy Is Back! [GIF]

    Super Sammy Is Back! [GIF]

    March 27, 2013 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

    Sam Fuld returned to the lineup today and is doing Sam Fuld things…

     
  • Rays Franchise Value Has More Than Doubled In Seven Years, Still Last Among MLB Teams

    Rays Franchise Value Has More Than Doubled In Seven Years, Still Last Among MLB Teams

    March 27, 2013 at 12:12 pm 5 comments

    Forbes.com has released their annual list of Major League Baseball team valuations, and the Rays posted the third-highest jump in franchise value over the last year. According to Forbes.com, the Rays franchise is now worth $451 million, up 40% from a year ago. Only the Oakland A’s (+46%) and Pittsburgh Pirates (+43%) posted […]

     
  • Here Is The 2013 Rays Opening Day Roster And Projected Lineups

    Here Is The 2013 Rays Opening Day Roster And Projected Lineups

    March 27, 2013 at 10:00 am 10 comments

    With Jamey Wright taking the last spot in the bullpen and Roberto Hernandez assumed to be the fifth starter, here is the Rays’ opening day roster and what the lineups could look like against righties and lefties… A few notes on the roster… The biggest question marks in the lineup […]

     
  • Coming Home to the Rays

    Coming Home to the Rays

    March 27, 2013 at 9:07 am 2 comments

    Here is the latest from our correspondent, Jordi Scrubbings… I’ll admit, when I first saw the Rays’ new season slogan I almost got emotional. “Welcome Home” Home. Home means much more to me than usual as I conclude nearly 14 months in Afghanistan. Home is more than where I lay […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Fausto’s Rough Outing, Scott’s Lingering Injury, And Kelly Nash’s Debut

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Fausto’s Rough Outing, Scott’s Lingering Injury, And Kelly Nash’s Debut

    March 27, 2013 at 8:10 am 2 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Phillies 10, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Spring Training Is Great, But…Thank god it’s almost over. Let’s start the season already! There are just four spring […]