Carl Crawford

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Screwing The Fans, Ignorant Chicago Media And Keeping Garza

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Screwing The Fans, Ignorant Chicago Media And Keeping Garza

    December 9, 2010 at 7:25 am 15 comments

    In case you missed it late last night, Carl Crawford agreed to a seven-year, $142 million contract with the Boston Red Sox. Yes, the Red Sox. —- Why did the Rays raise the ticket prices for an entire section by 65 percent? Was it because that section is filled with […]

     
  • Carl Crawford To Sign With Red Sox

    December 8, 2010 at 11:52 pm 23 comments

    Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe is reporting that Carl Crawford has agreed to a deal with the Boston Red Sox. The deal is seven-years and $142 million. OK, Crawford was leaving. We could deal with that. The Angels, Tigers or Rangers? That would have been nice. The Yankees? Could […]

     
  • Winter Meetings Tidbits: Crawford, Garza

    December 8, 2010 at 11:49 am 3 comments

    Here are a couple of minor notes from the Winter Meetings… Buster Olney is reporting that Brian Cashman and the Yankees had a long “Carl Crawford-related” meeting yesterday and that Crawford may have been in attendance. [Twitter] Bruce Levine of ESPN.com adds the Cubs to the list of teams that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena Signing With The Cubs

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena Signing With The Cubs

    December 8, 2010 at 7:26 am 14 comments

    Carlos Pena’s days with the Rays are officially over. Ken Rosenthal, who apparently never sleeps, reported at 3:00 this morning that Pena has agreed on a contract with the Cubs. The deal is for one-year and $10 million. The deal comes on the heels of Scott Boras’ second meeting with […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford (Again), The Pumkin’s New Deal And Pena’s Future

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford (Again), The Pumkin’s New Deal And Pena’s Future

    December 7, 2010 at 7:26 am 4 comments

    Yesterday we argued that Carl Crawford’s price went up with Jayson Werth’s new contract. Jayson Stark takes the contrarian view. He argues that if Crawford’s price has gone up, then his options have gone down. In fact, Stark argues that Crawford’s options may now be limited to just the Yankees. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford’s New Value, Dirtbag’s Old Value And Adios Carlos

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford’s New Value, Dirtbag’s Old Value And Adios Carlos

    December 6, 2010 at 7:10 am 13 comments

    The Nationals signed Jayson Werth to a seven-year $126 million (avg. $18M per season) contract, a move that will have a big impact on Carl Crawford’s future. When the off-season started, we predicted Crawford would sign for seven years and $105 million. Well, Werth’s new deal means teams looking to […]

     
  • Carl Crawford Update: Six Teams In The Running

    Carl Crawford Update: Six Teams In The Running

    December 5, 2010 at 2:39 pm 6 comments

    Let’s take a team-by-team look at the latest news and rumors surroungding Carl Crawford… New York Yankees: Joel Sherman of the New York Post feels the Yankees may be talking to Crawford “to make sure the Red Sox pay a premium should he go to Boston.” He adds that Crawford […]

     
  • Olney: Yankees Having Conversations With Crawford

    Olney: Yankees Having Conversations With Crawford

    December 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm 13 comments

    Buster Olney is reporting that the Yankees are indeed having talks with Carl Crawford… Sources: the Yankees are very much engaged in conversations with free agent outfielder Carl Crawford. What is unknown is whether they could sign Cliff Lee and still stay in the mix for Crawford, who figures to […]

     
  • Red Sox Meeting With Crawford In Houston

    December 1, 2010 at 4:28 pm 2 comments

    via Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports… Red Sox source: They’re serious about Carl Crawford; they’ve been in Houston meeting with Crawford and his reps. Crawford with the Red Sox for the next seven or eight years? Remember how painful it was to see Rocco in a Sox uniform for 62 […]

     
  • Red Sox Want Crawford Or Werth; Crawford Wants 8 Years

    Red Sox Want Crawford Or Werth; Crawford Wants 8 Years

    December 1, 2010 at 1:03 pm 6 comments

    We have heard before that the Red Sox are interested in signing Carl Crawford, but now we get a better idea of the level of interest. A lot… By all accounts, the Red Sox are working hard behind the scenes to sign one of the two elite free agent outfielders, […]