Articles by: Cork Gaines
 

  • [THE HANGOVER] Elijah Dukes Is The Nationals’ Headache Now

    [THE HANGOVER] Elijah Dukes Is The Nationals’ Headache Now

    December 4, 2007 at 12:18 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)As we mentioned yesterday, Elijah Dukes was traded to the Nationals and Josh Wilson was placed on waivers and claimed by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Glenn Gibson, who was acquired for Dukes is not a member of the 40-man roster. The moves leave the Rays with only 38 […]

     
  • [ELIJAH DUKES] Elijah Dukes Has Been Traded To The Nationals

    [ELIJAH DUKES] Elijah Dukes Has Been Traded To The Nationals

    December 3, 2007 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

    [Update 6:22pm] The Rays traded Elijah Dukes for one of the pitchers that they coveted from the Nationals. The player acquired by the Rays is Glenn Gibson. According to earlier reports, Gibson was one of the pitchers that the Nationals were refusing to part with. Gibson, a tall lanky (6’4″ […]

     
  • [ELIJAH DUKES] Elijah Dukes Really Doesn’t Want To Play For The Tampa Bay Rays

    [ELIJAH DUKES] Elijah Dukes Really Doesn’t Want To Play For The Tampa Bay Rays

    December 3, 2007 at 1:57 pm 5 comments

    Last Wednesday, The Rays traded Delmon Young to the Minnesota Twins leaving the Rays without an obvious choice to play right field in 2008. Elijah Dukes could have potentially been the Rays opening-day right fielder…If only he could have kept out of trouble. After his latest incident, we have a […]

     
  • [DEVIL RAYS BLOGS] New Rays Blogger Looks At The Raysiverse Through Pinstripe-Tinted Glasses

    [DEVIL RAYS BLOGS] New Rays Blogger Looks At The Raysiverse Through Pinstripe-Tinted Glasses

    December 3, 2007 at 1:10 pm 2 comments

    That new Rays blogger over at MVN and Rays Anatomy that we mentioned last week? He is a Yankees fan. Sweet Fancy Moses! Eric SanInocencio was actually born in the Bronx. Having lived in the Bronx ourselves for a time, we can tell you…this is going to be fun…Well, it […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Winter Meetings Are Underway In Nashville

    [THE HANGOVER] Winter Meetings Are Underway In Nashville

    December 3, 2007 at 9:39 am 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)Correction: On Friday we mentioned that Saturday was the deadline for offering arbitration to all players that are arbitration eligible. In fact, the deadline was only for teams to offer arbitration to their free agents. Players with at least three years, but less than six years of […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR HANGOVER] Nationals Land Lastings Milledge, May Still Seek Elijah Dukes

    [HAPPY HOUR HANGOVER] Nationals Land Lastings Milledge, May Still Seek Elijah Dukes

    November 30, 2007 at 4:39 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)What is the best cure for The Hangover? Happy Hour! There was just too much going on in the Raysiverse that we couldn’t wait until tomorrow morning when nobody turns on their computers. Without further ado… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Nationals traded Ryan Church to the Mets […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Four Rays Prospects Make Top 20

    [THE HANGOVER] Four Rays Prospects Make Top 20

    November 30, 2007 at 9:45 am 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)It takes three things to win in baseball: Pitching, Pitching and Pitching. On Wednesday, the Rays added Matt Garza to a rotation that already features two of the best young pitchers in baseball, in Scott Kazmir and James Shields. Garza, one of the top pitching prospects in […]

     
  • [DELMON YOUNG TRADE] What The Delmon Young Trade Means For The Rays 25-Man Roster

    [DELMON YOUNG TRADE] What The Delmon Young Trade Means For The Rays 25-Man Roster

    November 29, 2007 at 1:30 pm 7 comments

    This trade was not Delmon Young-for-Matt Garza. This trade was not a 3-for-3 deal. Make no mistake this was a 3-for-1 deal and one could make a very strong argument that this was a 5-for-1 deal (we will get back to that in a moment). Both Brendan Harris and Jason […]

     
  • [TROY PERCIVAL] Rays Agree To Contract With Free Agent Troy Percival

    [TROY PERCIVAL] Rays Agree To Contract With Free Agent Troy Percival

    November 29, 2007 at 11:52 am 0 comments

    Buster Olney is reporting this morning that the Tampa Bay Rays and free agent Troy Percival have agreed on a two-year contract which will be announced once Percival passes a physical. The odds of the Tampa Bay Rays winning the AL pennant are 75-1, and their six-player trade with Minnesota […]

     
  • [TRADE HANGOVER] What They Are Saying In The Blogosphere About Young-For-Garza

    [TRADE HANGOVER] What They Are Saying In The Blogosphere About Young-For-Garza

    November 29, 2007 at 10:22 am 0 comments

    What the bloggers are saying about the trade between the Minnesota Twins and the Tampa Bay Rays, in which the Twins received Delmon Young, Brendan Harris and Jason Pridie for Matt Garza, Jason Bartlett and Eduardo Morlan…. Breaking Down The Blockbuster: [GM Bill] Smith’s first risk is a doozy. Originally […]