01. Players

  • Andrew Friedman to interview Dave Martinez for Dodgers’ managerial job

    Andrew Friedman to interview Dave Martinez for Dodgers’ managerial job

    November 7, 2015 at 2:53 pm 2 comments

    Dave Martinez will get another shot at his first managerial gig and he is getting that opportunity from a former boss, Andrew Friedman. Martinez will interview to be the next manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. “Davey Martinez will be interviewed for dodgers managerial […]

     
  • Peter Gammons thinks Brad Miller will be the Rays’ next Brad Miller

    Peter Gammons thinks Brad Miller will be the Rays’ next Brad Miller

    November 7, 2015 at 10:04 am 4 comments

      If you do the Twitter, you know that Peter Gammons occasionally says something mind-boggling. Usually it can be chalked up to an accidental spell-check or butt tweet. But this one is well, peak pgammo. He thinks the Rays’ trade for the Mariners can be big for the Rays, as […]

     
  • Trade with Mariners is bad news for Tim Beckham

    Trade with Mariners is bad news for Tim Beckham

    November 6, 2015 at 1:33 pm 6 comments

    With Asdrubal Cabrera now a free agent and unlikely to re-sign with the Rays, it looked like Tim Beckham might finally have a shot to win the shortstop job, something he was drafted to do when the Rays used the first pick of the draft on him seven years ago. […]

     
  • Rays trade Nate Karns and 2 others to Mariners for 3 players

    Rays trade Nate Karns and 2 others to Mariners for 3 players

    November 5, 2015 at 9:14 pm 18 comments

    The Rays have announced their first trade of the offseason, sending starting pitcher Nate Karns, relief pitcher CJ Riefenhauser, and outfield prospect Boog Powell to the Mariners for three players, including first baseman Logan Morrison, The Rays also received utility man Brad Miller and reliever Danny Farquhar. Miller has to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    October 22, 2015 at 10:01 am 7 comments

    The World Series will start on Tuesday which means, the Rays’ off-season will start to ramp up in the next week or two. In the meantime, here are some tidbits from around the interwebs. First here are some minor leaguers who are now free agents: RHP Ernesto Frieri, Durham Bulls […]

     
  • Evan Longoria may have played his last game with the Tampa Bay Rays

    Evan Longoria may have played his last game with the Tampa Bay Rays

    October 19, 2015 at 1:37 pm 11 comments

    Remember when Evan Longoria signed his second long-term contract and it was assumed he would finish his career with the Rays? Not so fast. In what is just speculation at this point, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe weighs in on Longoria, his contract, and his future, suggesting the Angels […]

     
  • Evan Longoria is not fond of watching baseball on TV

    Evan Longoria is not fond of watching baseball on TV

    October 9, 2015 at 12:16 pm 13 comments

    Evan Longoria was a guest on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” show on Friday for a segment in which he was asked to pick the winners of some upcoming NFL games. But before that, Longo was asked about the MLB playoffs. Longoria was asked if he had any insight into […]

     
  • Surprise! Sean Rodriguez was punching things and a Joe Maddon team got into a beanball war

    Surprise! Sean Rodriguez was punching things and a Joe Maddon team got into a beanball war

    October 8, 2015 at 9:50 am 5 comments

    The Chicago Cubs won the NL Wild Card game on Wednesday night. But the win was overshadowed by a benches-clearing incident in which Jake Arrieta was hit by a pitch. While this was your typical pushing and shoving brawl, filled with sound and fury, but ultimately signifying nothing, the one […]

     
  • Today is the 10th anniversary of Stuart Sternberg taking control of the Tampa Bay Rays

    Today is the 10th anniversary of Stuart Sternberg taking control of the Tampa Bay Rays

    October 3, 2015 at 1:31 pm 11 comments

    On this date in 2005, Stuart Sternberg took control of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and while the Rays won’t be in the postseason this year, what a heckuva 10 years it has been The first thing Sternberg and his partners did was to buy out the final year of Lou […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg confirms he is still a Mets fan

    Stuart Sternberg confirms he is still a Mets fan

    September 30, 2015 at 1:46 pm 9 comments

    Stuart Sternberg, grew up a fan of the New York Mets, and on Wednesday he admitted that he still is. Sternberg is in New York this week for the 2015 Sports Diversity & Inclusion Symposium and was tasked with introducing rookie commissioner Rob Manfred. In comments to the audience at Citi […]