01. Players

  • [HOT STOVE] One Rays Prospect Is Guaranteed To Be Traded, Maybe

    [HOT STOVE] One Rays Prospect Is Guaranteed To Be Traded, Maybe

    November 10, 2008 at 11:43 am 1 comment

    Back in early August, the Rays added Chad Bradford from the Orioles for a Player To Be Named Later (PTBNL). It is two months later and the Rays have yet to send a player to the O’s to complete the deal. A couple of weeks ago, O’s GM Andy MacPhail […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] No Serious Talks For Jackson Or Sonnanstine; Many Teams Interested

    [THE HANGOVER] No Serious Talks For Jackson Or Sonnanstine; Many Teams Interested

    November 10, 2008 at 9:35 am 0 comments

    Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The AL Rookie of the Year Award will be announced today. Rocco Baldelli spoke to the Providence Journal about this past season (probably the worst year of my entire life, and it ended up being one of the best years), and about […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Pena Takes Home Franchise’s First Gold Glove

    [THE HANGOVER] Pena Takes Home Franchise’s First Gold Glove

    November 7, 2008 at 10:02 am 0 comments

    The season of firsts for the Rays is not over. Next up, Carlos Pena, the first winner of a Gold Glove award in franchise history as the best defensive first baseman in the American League. The American League champions had several players who could have won Gold Glove awards, [Pena] […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • [RAYS HOT STOVE] Rays Decline Options On Floyd And Miller

    [RAYS HOT STOVE] Rays Decline Options On Floyd And Miller

    November 3, 2008 at 5:40 pm 5 comments

    In one somewhat surprising move and one not-so-surprising move, the Rays have declined the 2009 options on both Cliff Floyd and Trever Miller. The Floyd move is not surprising as we recently learned that he could be headed for retirement. Even if Floyd chooses to play again in 2009, $2.75 […]

     
  • [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] Time To Start Looking At 2009

    [THE HANGOVER] Time To Start Looking At 2009

    October 31, 2008 at 9:20 am 25 comments

    Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Another day, another feature piece on the Rays in the New York Times. This time they take a look at the staying power of the team in the AL East, noting that core of the team could be unchanged in 2009 and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Phillies Fans On Edge

    [THE HANGOVER] Phillies Fans On Edge

    October 29, 2008 at 8:00 am 16 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… Just the links this morning and we will be off the grid most of the day. We will be back this evening with a “RIGO!”, so we will see you then… DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… We are […]

     
  • [WORLD SERIES] Continuation Of Game 5 Postponed

    [WORLD SERIES] Continuation Of Game 5 Postponed

    October 28, 2008 at 1:36 pm 6 comments

    The St. Pete Times is reporting that Major League Baseball has already postponed tonight’s continuation of game 5. According to the press release from MLB, the game is tentatively scheduled for 8:37pm tomorrow (Wednesday). Don’t think Fox TV’s desire to keep “House M.D.” from being postponed was not a factor […]