Carl Crawford

  • 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.” […]

     
  • Josh Hamilton Wins AL MVP; 2 Rays In Top 7

    Josh Hamilton Wins AL MVP; 2 Rays In Top 7

    November 24, 2010 at 9:00 am 2 comments

    Former Rays prospect Josh Hamilton was voted the 2010 American League MVP. He took 22 of the 28 first-place votes. Evan Longoria finished sixth showing up on 27 of the 28 ballots including two fourth-place votes. Carl Crawford was seventh, receiving votes from 21 of the 28 voters including one […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss

    November 24, 2010 at 7:13 am 6 comments

    The Rays offered arbitration to free agents Grant Balfour, Carl Crawford, Rafael Soriano, Randy Choate, Brad Hawpe, Joaquin Benoit and Chad Qualls. The Rays declined to offer arbitration to Dan Wheeler or Carlos Pena. Offering a free agent arbitration is necessary if the Rays want to receive draft pick compensation […]

     
  • Cafardo: Angels And Crawford In “Serious Talks”

    Cafardo: Angels And Crawford In “Serious Talks”

    November 22, 2010 at 8:00 am 4 comments

    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is reporting that talks between the Angels and Carl Crawford have moved beyond informal discussions… Carl Crawford, LF, free agent — It’s been quiet on this front, but a major league source said the Angels have gotten into serious talks with Crawford, who seems […]

     
  • What The Rays Get When Crawford Signs With Another Team

    What The Rays Get When Crawford Signs With Another Team

    November 17, 2010 at 9:30 am 3 comments

    Carl Crawford is a Type A free agent. This means that if when Crawford signs with another team, the Rays will receive a compensation draft pick in the 2011 draft (between the first and second round) as well as a draft pick from the team that signs Crawford. Where exactly […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Rookie Voting, Victor Martinez And Crawford As Clemente

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Rookie Voting, Victor Martinez And Crawford As Clemente

    November 16, 2010 at 7:14 am 2 comments

    Wade Davis finished fourth in the AL Rookie of the Year voting, won by Rangers’ closer Neftali Perez. John Jaso finished fifth. Unfortunately, Peter Gammons’ preseason pick for the award, Sean Rodriguez, didn’t receive a single vote. Of course, he might have done better if he were actually a rookie. […]

     
  • Crawford Or Lee: Who Is The Better Free Agent

    November 15, 2010 at 1:55 pm 1 comment

    In one of my recent posts over at Business Insider I take a look who is the better free option, Carl Crawford or Cliff Lee. [Business Insider] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Spring Dates, Upton’s Future And Keeping The Pitchers

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Spring Dates, Upton’s Future And Keeping The Pitchers

    November 15, 2010 at 7:24 am 1 comment

    Marc Topkin has the Rays 2011 Spring Training schedule. The Rays will play their first game at home on February 26 against the Pirates and will conclude Spring Training on March 30 against Toronto at The Trop. The schedule also includes a split-squad game at Al Lang Field against the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Award For Crawford

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Award For Crawford

    November 12, 2010 at 7:28 am 3 comments

    Carl Crawford picked up his second award of the off-season yesterday, the Silver Slugger award for being one of the three best hitting outfielders in the AL. Previously, Crawford won a Gold Glove for his defensive play. THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Braves need an outfielder, but they are not […]