Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • Rays ‘Very Close’ To Trading Wil Myers To Padres

    Rays ‘Very Close’ To Trading Wil Myers To Padres

    December 16, 2014 at 7:12 pm 14 comments

    [Update] A trade with the San Diego Padres is “very close” according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports. Passan adds that there is “significant optimism” that the deal will get done. Earlier we heard that catching prospect Austin Hedges could be part of the deal. Now Jon Heyman of CBS […]

     
  • Matt Joyce Traded To Angels For Relief Pitcher

    Matt Joyce Traded To Angels For Relief Pitcher

    December 16, 2014 at 3:24 pm 4 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays finally pulled the trigger on trading Mat Joyce, sending him to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim near Disneyland for right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen. Originally a second-round pick in the 2002 draft, Jepsen did not make his big league debut until 2008 and has made 315 […]

     
  • Kevin Cash Introduced As Manager Of The Rays

    Kevin Cash Introduced As Manager Of The Rays

    December 15, 2014 at 1:07 pm 7 comments

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  • Rays Lose Catching Prospect With 1st Pick In Rule 5 Draft

    Rays Lose Catching Prospect With 1st Pick In Rule 5 Draft

    December 11, 2014 at 12:29 pm 4 comments

    Rays minor league catcher Oscar Hernandez was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the first pick of the Rule 5 draft. The Rule 5 draft is designed to protect players who may be “stuck” in one team’s farm system. If a player has been in the minors for a certain […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 11, 2014 at 9:25 am 5 comments

    The biggest news in the Raysiverse yesterday is what is going on with some former Rays, or more specifically, the former GM and manager. It should be no surprise to most Rays fans, but Andrew Friedman has been very busy early on with the Dodgers. He was busy with the […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg Is Still Bitter About How Joe Maddon Ended Up With The Cubs

    Stuart Sternberg Is Still Bitter About How Joe Maddon Ended Up With The Cubs

    December 9, 2014 at 3:15 pm 7 comments

    Earlier today we talked about Stuart Sternberg’s appearance on the MLB Network and his comments regarding the new stadium. Later in the interview Sternberg was also asked if he was still bitter about how Joe Maddon left the Rays and ended up as the manager of the Chicago Cubs. Straight […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg Says He Will Not Move The Rays But Somebody Else May

    Stuart Sternberg Says He Will Not Move The Rays But Somebody Else May

    December 9, 2014 at 2:52 pm 13 comments

    The big news this week is the agreement reached between the Rays and the City of St. Pete that grants the team permission to look for a new stadium in Hillsborough county and also sets the price the Rays would have to pay to get out of their contract with […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg: Rays Will Be At The Trop At Least 5 More Years

    Stuart Sternberg: Rays Will Be At The Trop At Least 5 More Years

    December 9, 2014 at 2:14 pm 1 comment

    Earlier today, Stuart Sternberg was a guest on the MLB Network’s “High Heat,” and was asked about a number of topics including the new agreement that would allow the Rays to buy their way out of their contract with the city of St. Pete to use Tropicana Field. Sternberg was […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 9, 2014 at 8:23 am 2 comments

    Marc Topkin has more on the Rays’ search for a new bench coach which turns out may not be a bench coach at all. One possibility being considered is to just hire another coach with somebody on the staff already moving to the bench. Topkin says one candidate to move […]

     
  • The Price For The Rays To Get Out Of The Trop Contract Is A Lot Smaller Than We Feared

    The Price For The Rays To Get Out Of The Trop Contract Is A Lot Smaller Than We Feared

    December 8, 2014 at 6:00 pm 11 comments

    $20 million. That’s the most the Rays would have to pay to get of their contract with the city of St. Pete for using Tropicana Field. The Rays have reached an agreement with the city of St. Petersburg that will allow the Rays to explore potential stadium sites in Hillsborough […]