Delmon Young

  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Arbitration, Two New Players, And Delmon Young

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Arbitration, Two New Players, And Delmon Young

    January 15, 2014 at 10:49 am 0 comments

    All seven players eligible have filed for arbitration and have until Friday to avoid arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal with the Rays. After that, players can only negotiate long-term deals with the Rays. Players are eligible to have their salaries determined by an arbitrator if they are not […]

     
  • Hot Stove Odds And Ends: Delmon Young, Mark Reynolds, And Another Reliever

    Hot Stove Odds And Ends: Delmon Young, Mark Reynolds, And Another Reliever

    December 11, 2013 at 1:30 pm 4 comments

    Here are some more minor notes buzzing from the Winter Meetings… The Marlins are showing interest in Delmon Young. As I have stated before, with only four bench spots, it doesn’t make sense for the Rays to sign Young if his only job is to be a DH against left-handed […]

     
  • Off-Season Odds And Ends: Delmon Young, Jamey Wright, And Other Ex-Rays

    Off-Season Odds And Ends: Delmon Young, Jamey Wright, And Other Ex-Rays

    December 10, 2013 at 10:21 am 1 comment

    Let’s catch up on a few of the minor news and notes… Andrew Friedman says he does not expect to sign a free agent starting pitcher this winter, like the Rays did last year with Roberto Hernandez. [RaysRadio] The Orioles may be close to signing Grant Balfour. Lots of chatter […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Getting Ready For The Off-Season

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Getting Ready For The Off-Season

    October 10, 2013 at 8:49 am 23 comments

    Thing will be kinda light around here for the next couple of weeks as we start to gear up for the off-season. In the meantime, keep in mind that there are just 172 days until opening day. Get your rest, we’ll need it. THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Rays lost, […]

     
  • Getting a Delmon 2.0

    Getting a Delmon 2.0

    September 7, 2013 at 10:00 am 3 comments

    Our correspondent Jordi Scrubbings is back with his latest take on the Raysiverse… For the last years of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Delmon Young represented the future. He was Baseball America’s #3 Top Prospect in 2003, 2004, and 2006, and the number one prospect in Minor League Baseball in […]

     
  • Delmon Young Picked Double-A Over Triple-A Because Of All The Home Games

    Delmon Young Picked Double-A Over Triple-A Because Of All The Home Games

    August 26, 2013 at 11:12 am 6 comments

    Delmon Young raised a few eyebrows last week when he signed a minor league contract with the Rays and then chose to play for the double-A Montgomery Biscuits instead of the triple-A Durham Bulls. Well, it turns out he picked Montgomery because they don’t have any remaining road trips, according […]

     
  • Delmon Young May Be Rejoining The Rays

    Delmon Young May Be Rejoining The Rays

    August 16, 2013 at 2:07 pm 11 comments

    Ten years after the Rays made Delmon Young the top pick in the MLB Draft and six years after they traded him to the Twins, the much-maligned outfielder may be set to rejoin the franchise. Young was released by the Phillies earlier this week and according to Marc Topkin, the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss A Big Stadium Meeting, A New Home For The Great Pumpkin, And Delmon’s Weighty Deal

    January 24, 2013 at 10:58 am 2 comments

    Here are a few Thursday morning links… Stuart Sternberg is meeting with the Hillsborough County Commissioners today. If you want to follow along, check out Noah Pransky’s stadium twitter account. [@StadiumShadow] The Yankees have signed Dan Johnson to a minor league deal. [WFAN] Delmon Young signed with the Phillies for […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Lots Of Home Runs, The First Base Job And Scrap-Heap Targets

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Lots Of Home Runs, The First Base Job And Scrap-Heap Targets

    March 2, 2011 at 7:35 am 11 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: Long Balls. The baseballs were flying out of the Orioles renovated Spring Training home. Still, it was nice to see Manny Ramirez get his first […]

     
  • Garza To The Cubs: What They Are Saying

    Garza To The Cubs: What They Are Saying

    January 8, 2011 at 2:48 pm 6 comments

    In the last 24 hours, we have read so many pieces on the Matt Garza trade, that we now have a horrible goatee and have started calling our daughter Hak-Ju (she drops things a lot). Here is a sampling of what has been written… This is a must-see. The Chicago […]