Andrew Friedman

  • [THE HANGOVER] Sabathia To Sign With Yankees For $160MM

    [THE HANGOVER] Sabathia To Sign With Yankees For $160MM

    December 10, 2008 at 10:26 am 0 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… CC Sabathia will sign with the Yankees for seven years and $160 million. Four or five games in 2009 just got a lot harder for the Rays. [MLB Trade Rumors] The Rays are adding a second rookie-level minor league team that will play in Port Charlotte as […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Silent Gerry Appears To Be Staying Put

    [THE HANGOVER] Silent Gerry Appears To Be Staying Put

    December 5, 2008 at 10:16 am 0 comments

    Back in September we heard rumblings that the Rangers might be interested in Gerry Hunsicker to be their new general manager. The feeling was that if the Rangers decided to make a change, team president Nolan Ryan, would look to Hunsicker, with whom he has worked in the past with […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Percival Set For Surgery, Out Until At Least March

    [THE HANGOVER] Percival Set For Surgery, Out Until At Least March

    December 2, 2008 at 10:03 am 1 comment

    Troy Percival will have surgery on his back after all. The surgery is scheduled for today and he should be back throwing by early March. In other words, Percy took a month to figure out if he needed surgery. Two months if you consider he was back home in California […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] George King Would Love To See Jason Giambi In A Rays Uniform

    [HOT STOVE] George King Would Love To See Jason Giambi In A Rays Uniform

    November 19, 2008 at 3:05 pm 2 comments

    George A. King III of the New York Post speculates today that free agent Jason Giambi could end up with the Rays as a left-handed hitting DH to replace Cliff Floyd. King does not list any sources. Rather, he is just matching needs. Also, keep in mind that the story […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Joe Resnick Knows Little About Rays, Still Pens Column

    [THE HANGOVER] Joe Resnick Knows Little About Rays, Still Pens Column

    November 6, 2008 at 9:46 am 16 comments

    Joe Resnick talked to Joe Maddon at the GM meetings about his upcoming honeymoon and about the Rays offseason plans. Joe Resnick didn’t do his homework. A couple of the idiotic things written by Resnick: “The Rays’ top priorities are to settle their bullpen, find a regular right fielder and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Friedman Takes Home Top Executive Honor

    [THE HANGOVER] Friedman Takes Home Top Executive Honor

    November 4, 2008 at 9:25 am 0 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Sporting News has named Andrew Friedman their Executive of the Year for 2008…So let this be a warning to all. If you are about to join a fantasy baseball league and one of the teams is named “World B. Friedmans”, don’t do it. He’ll kick your […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Offseason Already In Full Swing For Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Offseason Already In Full Swing For Rays

    November 3, 2008 at 10:31 am 0 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Rocco Baldelli has filed for free agency. [MLB] Joe Maddon will be getting married on Saturday. [MLB] Eric Hinske has filed for free agency. [MLB] MLB Trade Rumors has posted their annual “offseason lookout” for the Rays, taking a look at the ’09 roster and payroll commitments. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Crawford To Remain In 5th Spot Of Lineup

    [THE HANGOVER] Crawford To Remain In 5th Spot Of Lineup

    October 8, 2008 at 10:02 am 4 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: The Rays have won 4 of the last 5 against the Red Sox under playoff-like atmospheres. THE BAD: Those games no longer count. THE TELLING: Our best guess on the 25-man roster is that […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] The Best Cure For A Hangover? Happy Hour

    [HAPPY HOUR] The Best Cure For A Hangover? Happy Hour

    October 7, 2008 at 4:27 pm 13 comments

    A few afternoon links to get you through the last hour… DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… [Let's try this again with an actual link] YES! They’re baaaccckkkkkk on the bandwagon. [Mets Rays Geek] Joe Maddon would not answer directly but Troy Percival could be part of the ALCS roster, but Shawn Riggans […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Silence Doubters Once Again With Win #100, Win ALDS

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Silence Doubters Once Again With Win #100, Win ALDS

    October 7, 2008 at 9:49 am 4 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: Andy Sonnanstine. Sonny versus Edwin Jackson? Game, Set, Match. Is there any doubt that Sonnanstine will be in rotation in ’09 now? In the last month, The Duke has faced 3 crucial starts, 2 […]