David Price

  • [HOT STOVE] Friedman Provides Some Clues To Off-Season Plans

    [HOT STOVE] Friedman Provides Some Clues To Off-Season Plans

    December 4, 2008 at 4:46 pm 4 comments

    Andrew Friedman met with the media today prior to heading to the winter meetings in Las Vegas. Marc Topkin gives us a few of the more interesting tidbits… * Their “two biggest focal points” of the off-season are improving their offense and strenghtening their bullpen. Nothing new here. * Though […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Mike DiFelice Interested In Replacing Joe Magrane In TV Booth

    [THE HANGOVER] Mike DiFelice Interested In Replacing Joe Magrane In TV Booth

    December 3, 2008 at 9:49 am 3 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Each member of the Rays’ postseason roster took home a $223K bonus for reaching the World Series. In all, 43 coaches, players and staff got a full-share, while the team also awarded partial shares to players that spent time with the Rays during the regular season…A $223K […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Would Be An Expensive Middle Reliever

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Would Be An Expensive Middle Reliever

    November 25, 2008 at 9:50 am 6 comments

    There has been much speculation about what the Rays will do with Edwin Jackson. Let’s assume for the moment that the Rays do not trade Andy Sonnanstine and both Sonny and David Price are in the rotation at the end of Spring Training. The Rays would then have two options. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Price Not A Candidate To Close In ’09

    [THE HANGOVER] Price Not A Candidate To Close In ’09

    November 19, 2008 at 10:00 am 14 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Not sure this needed to be clarified but Andrew Friedman made it clear yesterday that David Price will be a starting pitcher in 2009 and is not a candidate to be a closer. [MLB] Rays Prospects takes another look at how starting pitchers throughout the organization pitched […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Joe Magrane Leaving Rays TV Booth

    [THE HANGOVER] Joe Magrane Leaving Rays TV Booth

    November 18, 2008 at 10:37 am 5 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Joe Magrane is leaving the Rays TV booth and will join the new MLB Network. [The Heater] The Rays have raised ticket prices for the 2009 season. [St. Pete Times] Bobby Fenton of 1010 Sports pointed out that all the changes to ticket and parking prices (ie. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Michel Hernandez Dropped From 40-Man Roster, Granted Free Agency

    [THE HANGOVER] Michel Hernandez Dropped From 40-Man Roster, Granted Free Agency

    November 12, 2008 at 9:41 am 3 comments

    Just a couple of notes and links for now. Will be back in a little while with more… DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The AL Manager of the Year award will be announced today. Michel Hernandez has been granted free agency and removed from the 40-man roster. Stacy Long has his list […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] David Price One Of 4 Finalists For ESPN the Magazine’s ‘NEXT’

    [THE HANGOVER] David Price One Of 4 Finalists For ESPN the Magazine’s ‘NEXT’

    November 11, 2008 at 9:53 am 5 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… We mentioned last week that David Price was one of the four nominees for ESPN the Magazine’s “Next” honor. Now you can vote for the winner of the top honor and the cover of the annual “Next” issue. [ESPN] John Romano reflects on Evan Longoria’s Rookie of […]

     
  • [PITCHING STAFF HANGOVER] Look At Toll Of 2008 On Rays Pitching Staff; Garza Could Take Step Back In ’09

    [PITCHING STAFF HANGOVER] Look At Toll Of 2008 On Rays Pitching Staff; Garza Could Take Step Back In ’09

    November 10, 2008 at 4:20 pm 1 comment

    This morning we linked to a story in which we learned that Jim Hickey has ordered the pitching staff to not even touch a baseball until January. Buster Olney references a number of recent teams that made deep October playoff runs and then suffered from a breakdown of the pitching […]

     
  • [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 […]