Archive for November, 2013

  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Rookie Of The Year Award And Trading David Price

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing The Rookie Of The Year Award And Trading David Price

    November 11, 2013 at 11:46 am 1 comment

    The Rookie of the Year awards will be announced tonight and Wil Myers is the favorite to win in the American League. But does anybody care? Sure, Rays fans care. But thanks to Major League Baseball being Major League Baseball, the awards are being stretched out over several weeks, effectively […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Payroll Projected To Be $62.7 Million

    Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Payroll Projected To Be $62.7 Million

    November 7, 2013 at 11:42 am 18 comments

    If the season started today, the Tampa Bay Rays 2014 payroll would be approximately $62.7 million. This is based on raises already built into existing contracts, projected salaries for arbitration-eligible players (via MLBTradeRumors.com) and players in their first three seasons. At this point last year, the projected payroll was $61.4 […]

     
  • Wil Myers Named ‘World’s Worst Person’ By Keith Olbermann

    Wil Myers Named ‘World’s Worst Person’ By Keith Olbermann

    November 6, 2013 at 11:11 am 8 comments

    If you can get past the part where Keith Olbermann claims he is not a bully by making fun of somebody else on national television, Wil Myers makes an appearance in Olbermann’s “Worst Person” segment. Actually, it might be more accurate to say Wil Myers’ hair makes an appearance, causing […]

     
  • Projecting The Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Opening Day Roster

    Projecting The Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Opening Day Roster

    November 5, 2013 at 11:23 am 15 comments

    This “projected roster” is not what we expect the Rays to look like on opening day. Rather, this is what the roster might look like if the 2014 season started today. In other words, we are just considering players currently in the organization, and are using this as a way […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David DeJesus’ New Contract And Wil Myers’ New Hair

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David DeJesus’ New Contract And Wil Myers’ New Hair

    November 5, 2013 at 9:01 am 3 comments

    The Rays and David DeJesus are nearing an extension that will keep the outfielder with the club for at least the next two seasons. According to Marc Topkin, the new contract is for two years and there will be an option for 2016. The value of the deal is not […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Trade For David Price And Picking Up Options On Key Players

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A Trade For David Price And Picking Up Options On Key Players

    November 4, 2013 at 10:20 am 10 comments

    Peter Gammons raised some eyebrows with a column that led many to think that the Dodgers have a plan in place to trade for David Price, suggesting that a move was only a matter of time. But what Gammons really wrote was far from that. Gammons spoke with “industry sources,” […]