THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA…
- Juan Sandoval resolved his visa issue and has reported to camp. Juan Carlos Oviedo and Wilson Betemit have not.
- The Rays play their spring training opener today. Erik Bedard will start for the Rays. Here are the lineups for the game.
- Eight regular season games are not scheduled to be televised this season. Here are those eight. [TampaBay.com]
- Players in their first 3 seasons make close to the major league minimum ($500,000 in 2014). The teams can go above the minimum if they choose. The Rays use a formula based on sabermetrics to determine that salary. [MLBTR]
- The players and coaches played in a charity golf tournament. David Price’s team won. However, this photo of Jake McGee suggests otherwise. [TampaBay.com]
- MTV and Major League Baseball are teaming up for a new TV show that will take a closer look at the lives of big leaguers. One of the first episodes will feature Wil Myers. He will be an executive producer for the episode. [MTV]
- In the video below, Grant Balfour talks some more about rejoining the Rays and wanting to win a World Series.