Andrew Friedman

  • More Speculation That Astros New Owner Wants Andrew Friedman

    More Speculation That Astros New Owner Wants Andrew Friedman

    May 17, 2011 at 9:00 am 4 comments

    More Speculation That Astros New Owner Wants Andrew Friedman

     
  • Joel Sherman Says Low Payroll Gives Rays Advantage Over Yankees, Red Sox

    Joel Sherman Says Low Payroll Gives Rays Advantage Over Yankees, Red Sox

    May 16, 2011 at 8:00 am 7 comments

    With all due respect, Joel Sherman is an idiot.

     
  • If Top Players Fall To Rays In Draft, Will They Pull The Trigger?

    If Top Players Fall To Rays In Draft, Will They Pull The Trigger?

    May 12, 2011 at 10:01 am 4 comments

    The 2011 Major League Baseball Amateur (Rule 4) Draft is considered by some to be one of the “strongest and deepest” in years. And it just so happens that the Rays own one of the biggest pool of draft picks in draft history, with 12 of the top 89 picks. […]

     
  • Andrew Friedman’s Father Will Not Own Astros

    May 10, 2011 at 2:19 pm 1 comment

    A week ago we were a little worried when we learned that Andrew Friedman’s father, Kenny Friedman had put together a group to purchase the Houston Astros. Now it looks like they won’t even get a chance to bid on the team. A local ABC television affiliate in Houston is […]

     
  • Friedman: I’m very happy in my job

    May 4, 2011 at 1:04 pm 0 comments

    Yesterday we learned that Andrew Friedman’s father, Kenny Friedman, has put together an investment group to purchase the Houston Astros. Today, Marc Topkin caught up with Friedman the younger, and Andrew offered up exactly what we would expect him to say…Not much. [THE HEATER] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Andrew Friedman’s Father Wants To Buy Astros

    May 3, 2011 at 11:55 am 5 comments

    Recently we learned that Jim Crane, who is currently in negotiations to purchase the Astros, has Andrew Friedman at the top of his list of potential General Managers should he acquire the team. While we dismissed that as wishful thinking, the plot has suddenly thickened. Andrew Friedman’s father, Kenny Friedman, […]

     
  • Which Executive Emailed Buster Olney Worried About Rays’ Trading Rep?

    April 26, 2011 at 3:42 pm 13 comments

    Buster Olney recently wrote that other teams now “warily approach trades” with the Rays because they are viewed as a “savvy organization” and seem to know just when to dump their players (e.g. Scott Kazmir). This raised our eyebrows because the Rays have also given away some solid players with little to […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Cream Rises To The Top

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Cream Rises To The Top

    April 23, 2011 at 3:23 pm 5 comments

    Well, it was a little too close for comfort, but the reason Joe loves the Rays this year shined in this game. * Ace David Price continued his dominance over the Jays, throwing a strong eight innings (Joe will try to forget that ninth inning… with the help of some […]

     
  • Potential Astros Owner Wants Andrew Friedman As His GM

    April 18, 2011 at 9:00 am 1 comment

    Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane is reportedly close to selling the team to Houston businessman Jim Crane. And according to Phil Rgoers, if Crane does complete the purchase, one of his first moves will be to try to lure Andrew Friedman away from the Rays (via Chicago Tribune)… Assuming he succeeds in […]

     
  • Olney: Other Teams Now Hesistant To Deal With Rays

    Olney: Other Teams Now Hesistant To Deal With Rays

    April 11, 2011 at 8:00 am 12 comments

    In his ESPN Insider piece, Buster Olney is hearing that other teams may be hesitant to deal with the Rays in the future because they seem to know exactly when to dump players… Matt Garza got hit hard again, and he vows to make changes. Already hearing from other teams […]