Archive for January 23rd, 2014

  • Rays Have Signed Grant Balfour

    Rays Have Signed Grant Balfour

    January 23, 2014 at 1:38 pm 21 comments

    Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Rays have reached an agreement with reliever Grant Balfour. Marc Topkin reports that the deal is 2-years, $12 million. According to Marc Topkin, this is the major announcement that is scheduled to be made later today. Balfour originally agreed to a 2-year, $15 million […]

     
  • Let’s Speculate On Rays’ ‘Significant Baseball-Related Announcement’ To Be Made Today

    Let’s Speculate On Rays’ ‘Significant Baseball-Related Announcement’ To Be Made Today

    January 23, 2014 at 12:24 pm 17 comments

    [Update] Turns out the big announcement is the Grant Balfour signing. Seems weird that Silverman would be there and not Friedman, but oh well. That was fun for a little while. [Earlier] The Rays issued a press release today that was unusually short and secretive, referring to an announcement to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David Price Rumors, The Alex Torres Trade, And Jayson Nix’ Contract

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing David Price Rumors, The Alex Torres Trade, And Jayson Nix’ Contract

    January 23, 2014 at 10:50 am 2 comments

    Hidden amongst the news yesterday that the Rays somehow picked up five (5!) players for a middle reliever* was the signing of Masahiro Tanaka by the Yankees. This is important because the teams that lost out on the bidding may turn their attention to David Price. According to Jon Heyman, […]