Jeremy Hellickson

  • Rays Rotation Appears Set With Roberto Hernandez In And Jeff Niemann Out

    Rays Rotation Appears Set With Roberto Hernandez In And Jeff Niemann Out

    March 13, 2013 at 11:21 am 20 comments

    This is the time of spring when Joe Maddon starts to prepare the starting pitchers for the regular season by using them on normal 4-days rest. And by looking at when the starting pitchers are being used now, we can look forward and see who will likely start the first […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss McGee’s Arm, Scott’s Return, And More Cuts

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss McGee’s Arm, Scott’s Return, And More Cuts

    March 12, 2013 at 8:09 am 3 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Twins 6, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake McGee. Any concerns about McGee’s velocity have disappeared as he was hitting 95 yesterday…Luke Scott. Wolverine looked good […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Starters In Mid-Season Form, First Cuts, And Predicting Myers’ Arrival

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Starters In Mid-Season Form, First Cuts, And Predicting Myers’ Arrival

    March 4, 2013 at 9:01 am 8 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Starting Pitchers. In the three games this weekend (Fri-Sun), David Price, Alex Cobb, and Chris Archer combined to throw 9 shutout innings, giving up just 3 […]

     
  • Some Odds And Ends As The Winter Meetings Get Started

    December 3, 2012 at 12:18 pm 3 comments

    As the winter meetings crank up, here are a few odds and ends… Marc Topkin reports that the Rays have had “some good discussions” about re-signing Kyle Farnsworth. [TampaBay.com] There has been some discussion of a trade with the Nationals for Danny Espinosa and Michael Morse with the Rays giving […]

     
  • Rays Suggest They Would Prefer To Trade Jeremy Hellickson Or Wade Davis

    Rays Suggest They Would Prefer To Trade Jeremy Hellickson Or Wade Davis

    November 15, 2012 at 10:15 am 5 comments

    From the same Danny Knobler story we discussed earlier, comes even more evidence that Jeremy Hellickson is the most likely starting pitcher to be traded. And not susprisingly, Wade Davis‘ name is also mentioned… The Rays have suggested to teams that they don’t want to trade either Price or James […]

     
  • Rays May Now Be The Favorites To Land Justin Upton

    Rays May Now Be The Favorites To Land Justin Upton

    November 10, 2012 at 3:17 pm 16 comments

    Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com is reporting that the Rangers may no longer be a serious bidder for Justin Upton. And if that is true, the Rays may now be the front-runner to trade for the Diamondbacks outfielder. Rosenthal notes that the Rays matchup well as a trade partner, as the […]

     
  • Is Jeremy Hellickson As Good As His Numbers Suggest?

    Is Jeremy Hellickson As Good As His Numbers Suggest?

    November 9, 2012 at 10:55 am 12 comments

    The Hardball Times took a look at Jeremy Hellickson’s stats to see if he has just been “lucky” the last couple of years, and whether now is a good time to trade the young hurler. The argument centers around Helly’s Batting Average on Balls in Play (BABIP). Hellickson’s BABIP has […]

     
  • Cubs Interested In Trading For Another Rays Starting Pitcher

    November 8, 2012 at 11:57 am 2 comments

    Jon Heyman mentioned earlier this week that Jeremy Hellickson is drawing a lot of interest from other teams looking to trade for a starting pitcher. And now he specifically mentions the Cubs as one team that would love to have Hellboy in their rotation. However, Heyman is also quick to […]

     
  • Teams Showing A Lot Of Interest In Jeremy Hellickson

    November 5, 2012 at 2:11 pm 6 comments

    This weekend we discussed the case for trading Jeremy Hellickson over James Shields. And now Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com weighs in, saying Hellickson is drawing more interest early on… Sources: Jeremy Hellickson, not James Shields, is the most popular rays trade target so far. Obviously Shields is the better pitcher […]

     
  • More Speculation That Rays Would Prefer To Trade Hellickson

    More Speculation That Rays Would Prefer To Trade Hellickson

    November 3, 2012 at 10:07 am 16 comments

    I have speculated on here that if the Rays do trade a starting pitcher, Jeremy Hellickson is the one most likely to be moved. Hellickson is the one pitcher that has a good mix of peaking talent and a pricetag that might not scare away other teams. Well, Rays’ consigliere […]