Ben Zobrist

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    January 5, 2015 at 9:10 am 1 comment

    The Ben Zobrist trade market is heating up. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Giants, Nationals, Angels, and Cubs are all “seriously” pursuing the utility man. Cafardo adds that the Rays are asking for a top prospect and a “mid-level” prospect. One thing that makes Zobrist so […]

     
  • Asdrubal Cabrera

    Rays Sign Veteran Infielder And Now Ben Zobrist Is One Step Closer To Being Gone

    December 30, 2014 at 3:58 pm 32 comments

    The Rays have signed veteran free agent middle infielder Asdrubal Cabrera according to several reports. The contract is a 1-year deal worth about $8 million according to Joel Sherman. Asdrubal played the last seven seasons with the Cleveland Indians but was traded at this year’s deadline to the Washington Nationals. […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 29, 2014 at 10:16 am 6 comments

    They played a bowl game at The Trop this weekend and all anybody wanted to talk about was how crappy the AstroTurf looked and, well, they were right. The word “KNIGHTS” in the endzone looks like it is rendered in camouflage. There was some thought that it just looks different […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    November 17, 2014 at 10:15 am 10 comments

    Ben Zobrist did it again. While playing for the MLB team in Japan, Zobrist went to bat in the sixth inning of a game and used the wrong helmet. Batting right-handed, Zobrist wore his left-handed hitting helmet which of course has the flap on the wrong side. Zobrist faced three […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    November 4, 2014 at 8:25 am 7 comments

    Andrew Friedman has put his area home up for sale for $2.35 million. He apparently paid $1.75 million in 2010, so that would be a nice little profit. As for the house, check out that pool! And you can see Friedman’s office below which includes some champagne bottles among other […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Ben Zobrist’s Milestone And Yunel Escobar’s Tired Act

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Ben Zobrist’s Milestone And Yunel Escobar’s Tired Act

    September 11, 2014 at 8:46 am 4 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Yankees 8, RAYS 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Ben Zobrist. Zorilla became the 1,148th player in big league history to collect his 1,000th career basehit and just […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Hellickson’s Big Start, Zobrist’s New Gear, And Balfour’s Future

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Hellickson’s Big Start, Zobrist’s New Gear, And Balfour’s Future

    August 7, 2014 at 9:33 am 10 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 7, A’s 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jeremy Hellickson. That was the best Jeremy Hellickson we have seen in over a year, maybe since last April […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Drew Smyly’s Debut And A Team Acting Like They Have Given Up

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Drew Smyly’s Debut And A Team Acting Like They Have Given Up

    August 6, 2014 at 8:18 am 2 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. A’s 3, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Drew Smyly. It’s funny to think about this. What if David Price had been traded for a Drew Smyly […]

     
  • Insider Predicts David Price Will Be Traded To The Dodgers By Thursday

    Insider Predicts David Price Will Be Traded To The Dodgers By Thursday

    July 28, 2014 at 10:21 am 10 comments

    Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is Thursday and despite the Rays’ recent surge there are still rumors swirling around the team in general and David Price and Ben Zobrist specifically. What fans need to remember is that the front office knows that the Rays still only have a 10.9% […]

     
  • Rays Telling Teams David Price And Ben Zobrist Will Not Be Traded In Next 7 Days

    Rays Telling Teams David Price And Ben Zobrist Will Not Be Traded In Next 7 Days

    July 22, 2014 at 7:47 am 32 comments

    In an interview with WEEI in Boston, Peter Gammons said that “people in Seattle” thought they were close to a trade with the Rays for Zobrist, but that the Rays backed off. More importantly, the Rays are now telling teams that they will wait until the deadline to make a […]