01. Players

  • Catcher Acquired From Padres Is Jose Molina 2.0

    Catcher Acquired From Padres Is Jose Molina 2.0

    December 17, 2014 at 8:47 pm 3 comments

    If you were one of the many Rays fans relieved to learn that the Rays had cut Jose Molina earlier this off-season, I have some good news and some bad news. The Bad News Rene Rivera, a catcher that is part of the Wil Myers trade with San Diego, sounds […]

     
  • Rays Trade Wil Myers And Ryan Hanigan To Padres In Massive 10-Player, 3-Team Deal

    Rays Trade Wil Myers And Ryan Hanigan To Padres In Massive 10-Player, 3-Team Deal

    December 17, 2014 at 7:10 pm 24 comments

    The Rays have traded Wil Myers to the San Diego Padres in a deal that also involves the Washington Nationals and ten players in total according to several reports including Jim Bowden of ESPN. The trade is pending physicals, but has been confirmed by at least one general manager of […]

     
  • Rays Targeting Nationals Prospect And Triple-A MVP In Wil Myers Trade Talks

    Rays Targeting Nationals Prospect And Triple-A MVP In Wil Myers Trade Talks

    December 17, 2014 at 2:06 pm 3 comments

    The Rays still have not reached a deal with the Padres for Wil Myers but we are starting to get a better idea of what the trade might look like and who the third team is. If the Rays can complete the trade for Myers they would then turn around […]

     
  • Trading Wil Myers Makes Perfect Sense If You Make Two Assumptions

    Trading Wil Myers Makes Perfect Sense If You Make Two Assumptions

    December 17, 2014 at 12:56 pm 7 comments

    The Rays appear to be close to trading Wil Myers to the San Diego Padres for prospects and the deal could happen at any minute. This has left many wondering why the Rays would give up so quickly on a young player they gave up a lot to acquire and […]

     
  • Wil Myers Trade ‘Nearing The Finish Line’

    Wil Myers Trade ‘Nearing The Finish Line’

    December 17, 2014 at 11:23 am 5 comments

    It sounds like Wil Myers is about to be the latest piece from the 2013 season to leave the Rays. According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, the trade with the Padres is “nearing the finish line.” Hearing that the Wil Myers trade is nearing the finish line. #rays #padres — […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 17, 2014 at 8:49 am 8 comments

    The big news is the trade being discussed between the Rays and the Padres for Wil Myers which is reportedly “very close” to happening. The one major update that came overnight was several reports that a third team could be involved. Marc Topkin heard it is a 3-team deal. Others […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]