Chad Qualls

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Mad Australian And Hunting Qualls

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Mad Australian And Hunting Qualls

    December 30, 2010 at 10:23 am 5 comments

    Might Grant Balfour be pitching in Baltimore next season? According to Roch Kubatko of MASN.com, that is a definite possibility. Kubatko says the Orioles have “definite interest” and notes that the compensation price must not be a deterrent. The Mad Australian is a Type A free agent, but since the […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crisp’s Revenge, Wheels Gone Bad And Cold Bats

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crisp’s Revenge, Wheels Gone Bad And Cold Bats

    August 20, 2010 at 7:52 am 19 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Hellboy IV. Tonight, the immovable object meets the unstoppable force. The Rays are 2-13 in their last 15 Friday games. But the Rays will […]

     
  • Rays Could Have 12 Of Top 70 Picks In 2011 Draft

    Rays Could Have 12 Of Top 70 Picks In 2011 Draft

    August 11, 2010 at 11:36 am 12 comments

    The Rays have nine potential free agents at the end of the year. The Elias rankings will determine whether the Rays will receive any compensation should these players sign with another team (see below for a detailed explanation of free agency compensation). MLB Trade Rumors has determined the formula used in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Yet Another Embarrassing Performance

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Yet Another Embarrassing Performance

    August 9, 2010 at 7:58 am 13 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: The Offense. Despite yesterday’s performance, the Rays still rank 3rd in the AL with 555 runs scored. Of course that is also 3rd in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Big Game, Zobrist-Lite And Tim Beckham’s Hot July

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Big Game, Zobrist-Lite And Tim Beckham’s Hot July

    August 2, 2010 at 6:56 am 12 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: James Shields. Joe Maddon said it was the best performance he had ever seen from James Shields. Ever. Shields faced 28 batters on Sunday, […]

     
  • Rays Trade For Chad Qualls

    Rays Trade For Chad Qualls

    July 31, 2010 at 6:27 am 33 comments

    [UPDATE] The Rays have placed Grant Balfour on the DL with a rib strain. Qualls will take Balfour’s spot on the roster. [UPDATE] The Rays just announced that Qualls will be in uniform tonight. They will announce a corresponding move prior to the game. [6:27am] The Rays have picked up relief pitcher […]

     
  • Trade Rumors Du Jour: Upton, Jennings, Rodriguez, Qualls

    Trade Rumors Du Jour: Upton, Jennings, Rodriguez, Qualls

    July 27, 2010 at 9:30 am 6 comments

    Here are the latest rumblings as we are now four days from the trade deadline… Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi report BJ Upton is unlikely to be traded. That is not surprising, but what is telling is that the Rays apparently don’t think Desmond Jennings is ready. They also cite […]