Cliff Floyd

  • Carl Crawford Is Lucky Cliff Floyd Is Not His Agent

    Carl Crawford Is Lucky Cliff Floyd Is Not His Agent

    February 26, 2010 at 3:16 pm 8 comments

    Cliff Floydwent on SIRIUS/XM’s “MLB Home Plate” with Jim Duquette today and was asked about Carl Crawford’s future with the Rays… “Well, my feeling is I think he will outprice himself in Tampa. Of course, it’s a win-win for CC. My advice to him would be to stay with Tampa because it […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford’s Next Deal, Burrell’s Neck And Cliff’s New Gig

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford’s Next Deal, Burrell’s Neck And Cliff’s New Gig

    February 23, 2010 at 9:27 am 10 comments

    Carl Crawford was asked yesterday if he would be willing to give the Rays a home-team discount. His answer was a less-than-emphatic “you never know,” in which he deferred to his agent. Maybe more telling was this quote from the St. Pete Times in which CC was asked about his […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Cal, Navi, Dr. Huxtable, Wade Davis And Hippos

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Cal, Navi, Dr. Huxtable, Wade Davis And Hippos

    February 5, 2009 at 8:00 am 0 comments

    Lots o’ linkety goodness today, so let’s get to it. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Cal Ripken Jr., co-founder of the Ripken Group, which owns the Charlotte Stone Crabs, will be in attendance on opening night (April 9) for the Stone Crabs inaugural season. No word yet if he will further distance […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Cliff Floyd Wants To Return To Rays; May Have To Hire Jeff Gillooly

    [THE HANGOVER] Cliff Floyd Wants To Return To Rays; May Have To Hire Jeff Gillooly

    January 8, 2009 at 9:02 am 0 comments

    Just the links today, Jason Giambi’s birthday. We don’t think David Chalk will be sending any gifts. Also, on this day 7 years ago, the [Devil] Rays were involved in a three-team swap that sent Roberto Hernandez to the Royals. The Rays received Ben Grieve from Oakland and the A’s […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Friedman Provides Some Clues To Off-Season Plans

    [HOT STOVE] Friedman Provides Some Clues To Off-Season Plans

    December 4, 2008 at 4:46 pm 4 comments

    Andrew Friedman met with the media today prior to heading to the winter meetings in Las Vegas. Marc Topkin gives us a few of the more interesting tidbits… * Their “two biggest focal points” of the off-season are improving their offense and strenghtening their bullpen. Nothing new here. * Though […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] George King Would Love To See Jason Giambi In A Rays Uniform

    [HOT STOVE] George King Would Love To See Jason Giambi In A Rays Uniform

    November 19, 2008 at 3:05 pm 2 comments

    George A. King III of the New York Post speculates today that free agent Jason Giambi could end up with the Rays as a left-handed hitting DH to replace Cliff Floyd. King does not list any sources. Rather, he is just matching needs. Also, keep in mind that the story […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Friedman Takes Home Top Executive Honor

    [THE HANGOVER] Friedman Takes Home Top Executive Honor

    November 4, 2008 at 9:25 am 0 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Sporting News has named Andrew Friedman their Executive of the Year for 2008…So let this be a warning to all. If you are about to join a fantasy baseball league and one of the teams is named “World B. Friedmans”, don’t do it. He’ll kick your […]

     
  • [RAYS HOT STOVE] Rays Decline Options On Floyd And Miller

    [RAYS HOT STOVE] Rays Decline Options On Floyd And Miller

    November 3, 2008 at 5:40 pm 5 comments

    In one somewhat surprising move and one not-so-surprising move, the Rays have declined the 2009 options on both Cliff Floyd and Trever Miller. The Floyd move is not surprising as we recently learned that he could be headed for retirement. Even if Floyd chooses to play again in 2009, $2.75 […]

     
  • [CLIFF FLOYD] Cliff Floyd’s Injury Could Lead To Retirement

    [CLIFF FLOYD] Cliff Floyd’s Injury Could Lead To Retirement

    October 28, 2008 at 10:59 am 8 comments

    Cliff Floyd was removed from the World Series roster with a suspected tear of the labrum in his right shoulder. Now Floyd says the injury could end his career. “If I have any more surgeries, my career’s a wrap,” Floyd said. “If it’s something I can rehab from, we’ll see […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Rocco Baldelli Will Start Game 2 In Right Field

    [HAPPY HOUR] Rocco Baldelli Will Start Game 2 In Right Field

    October 23, 2008 at 4:43 pm 5 comments

    Because the best cure for a bad “Hangover” is a good “Happy Hour”. That cute little Rayhawked, bespectacled fella is part of the new logo over “The Heater“, Marc Topkin’s blog at the St. Pete Times. He sure is cute. But he looks a little familiar. Hmmm? Where have we […]