Carl Crawford

  • [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, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford Not In A Hurry And Balfour’s Big Deal

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford Not In A Hurry And Balfour’s Big Deal

    December 1, 2010 at 7:29 am 4 comments

    Ken Rosenthal suggests it is in Carl Crawford’s best interest to wait until after Cliff Lee finds a new home before signing a contract.. The Red Sox are interested. The big loser in the Lee sweepstakes — the Yankees or Rangers — could be, too…Thus, it’s in Crawford’s interest to […]

     
  • Three Of American League’s Ten Best Drafted By Lamar

    Three Of American League’s Ten Best Drafted By Lamar

    November 29, 2010 at 9:00 am 1 comment

    One last note about the 2010 American League awards that is worth noting. Four of the top 10 finishers for AL MVP were drafted by the Rays. And three of those were drafted by Chuck Lamar. 1. Josh Hamilton — 1999, #1 overall 6. Evan Longoria — 2006, #3 overall […]

     
  • Rays Off-Season Rumors, An Update

    November 24, 2010 at 10:00 am 5 comments

    Now that the GM meetings are over we are two weeks from the winter meetings. Let’s recap all the Rays rumors we have heard so far. If there are any we are missing, please let us know in the comments… Carl Crawford: Crawford and the Angels are in “serious talks.” […]