01. Players

  • [HOT STOVE] Rays Talked To Twins About Bringing Back Delmon Young

    [HOT STOVE] Rays Talked To Twins About Bringing Back Delmon Young

    December 2, 2008 at 5:00 pm 12 comments

    According to Danny Knobler of CBS Sportline, a baseball official says the Rays talked to the Twins about reacquiring Delmon Young. …the Rays have also discussed trying to reacquire Delmon Young, the outfielder who they traded to the Twins last winter to get Bartlett and Matt Garza…It doesn’t appear that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Percival Set For Surgery, Out Until At Least March

    [THE HANGOVER] Percival Set For Surgery, Out Until At Least March

    December 2, 2008 at 10:03 am 1 comment

    Troy Percival will have surgery on his back after all. The surgery is scheduled for today and he should be back throwing by early March. In other words, Percy took a month to figure out if he needed surgery. Two months if you consider he was back home in California […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Griffey Could Be Good Fit For Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Griffey Could Be Good Fit For Rays

    December 1, 2008 at 10:57 am 0 comments

    According to Jim Street, six American League teams are among the group that has contacted free agent Ken Griffey Jr.. Based on some comments from Griffey’s agent, you can be sure the Tampa Bay Rays are one of those teams. “Kenny realizes that he probably would be a middle-ground guy […]

     
  • [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] Morlan Eyed As Potential Rule 5 Draftee

    [THE HANGOVER] Morlan Eyed As Potential Rule 5 Draftee

    November 24, 2008 at 10:23 am 0 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Despite earlier reports that Trever Miller had signed with the Cardinals, the deal is not yet finalized but is expected to get done eventually. [MLB Trade Rumors] U.S.S. Mariner takes a look at some of the better players left available for the Rule 5 draft including Eddie […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Leave Flexibility In Roster Following 40-Man Roster Additions

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Leave Flexibility In Roster Following 40-Man Roster Additions

    November 21, 2008 at 9:58 am 18 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Yesterday, the Rays added Wade Davis, Jake McGee and Dale Thayer to the 40-man roster. The moves give the Rays 39 players on the 40-man roster.This is significant because with an open slot on the 40-man roster, the Rays will be able to make a selection in […]

     
  • [40-MAN ROSTER] Rays Make Additions To 40-Man Roster

    [40-MAN ROSTER] Rays Make Additions To 40-Man Roster

    November 20, 2008 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

    Joe Smith of the St. Pete Times is reporting that the Rays have added Wade Davis, Jake McGee and Dale Thayer to the 40-man roster. Thayer is a bit of a surprise as the Rays left him unprotected last season and he went undrafted in the Rule 5 draft. However, […]

     
  • [CARLOS PENA] The Curious Case Of Carlos Pena’s Lucky Wristband

    [CARLOS PENA] The Curious Case Of Carlos Pena’s Lucky Wristband

    November 20, 2008 at 2:41 pm 3 comments

    Earlier today we linked to a video of several Rays receiving their Mohawks during the World Series from a stylist named LMontro. While looking around LMontro’s website, we came across another Rays-related item. On Montro99’s website is this photo of Carlos Pena wearing a “Montro 99″ wristband. According to this […]

     
  • [ROOKIE HAZING] Rays 2009 Rookie Hazing Could Get Very Interesting

    [ROOKIE HAZING] Rays 2009 Rookie Hazing Could Get Very Interesting

    November 20, 2008 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

    Remember those high-end, SoHo t-shirts that Joe Maddon had all the players wearing towards the end of the season? They were “Ed Hardy” t-shirts and run about $200 a pop. Well, apparently “Ed Hardy” makes more than t-shirts. The fashion clothier recently debuted their new line of lingerie with a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Today Is Deadline For 40-Man Roster Additions

    [THE HANGOVER] Today Is Deadline For 40-Man Roster Additions

    November 20, 2008 at 10:22 am 1 comment

    Today is the deadline for teams to add minor leaguers to the 40-man roster in order to protect them from being eligible for the Rule 5 draft. Wade Davis will be added, as will Jake McGee. Eddie Morlan is also likely to be added. Other players that will be eligible […]