Archive for July 31st, 2014

  • The David Price Trade Isn’t Sexy But Here Are 3 Reasons It Was A Brilliant Move

    The David Price Trade Isn’t Sexy But Here Are 3 Reasons It Was A Brilliant Move

    July 31, 2014 at 6:51 pm 56 comments

    “Well, that sucked … There has to be more … The Rays got hosed … ” Those were some of my initial reactions to the trade that sent David Price to the Detroit Tigers in a 3-team deal for pitcher Drew Smyly, infielder Nick Franklin (from Seattle), and shortstop prospect […]

     
  • DONE DEAL! David Price Traded To Tigers

    DONE DEAL! David Price Traded To Tigers

    July 31, 2014 at 2:48 pm 69 comments

    Ken Rosenthal is reporting on MLB Network that David Price has been traded to the Tigers. Jon Heyman is reporting that the deal also involves the Seattle Mariners. The Rays are getting pitcher Drew Smyly from the Tigers as well as middle infielder Nick Franklin from the Seattle Mariners according […]

     
  • Report: David Price Will Be Traded

    Report: David Price Will Be Traded

    July 31, 2014 at 12:48 pm 20 comments

    [UPDATE] If you have been waiting for a mystery team, Bob Nightengale says the Yankees are now involved in talks for David Price. However, Ken Rosenthal says he is hearing “no chance” for the Yankees. Joel Sherman spoke to one executive who thinks the Rays are working on a 3-team […]

     
  • Rumors Of A David Price Trade Have Picked Up After Huge Red Sox Trade

    Rumors Of A David Price Trade Have Picked Up After Huge Red Sox Trade

    July 31, 2014 at 11:26 am 2 comments

    Earlier today, the Red Sox made a huge deal, sending Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to the A’s for Yoenis Cespedes. With Lester now off the market, several teams looking for a starting pitcher have now turned their attention to the Rays, among others. Here is the latest. If there […]

     
  • There Is A Scenario In Which The Rays Keep David Price Next Year And Everybody Wins

    There Is A Scenario In Which The Rays Keep David Price Next Year And Everybody Wins

    July 31, 2014 at 8:30 am 10 comments

    Let me preface this by saying I still think the Rays should trade David Price whenever Andrew Friedman thinks he can get the best deal. But what if there was a scenario in which Price stays with the Rays through next season and everybody wins? Follow me down the rabbit […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Trade Rumors And The Return Of The Ugly Offense

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Trade Rumors And The Return Of The Ugly Offense

    July 31, 2014 at 7:30 am 4 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Brewers 5, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD (I couldn’t come up with anything, so I outsourced today’s Good and asked some people on Twitter for something […]