Edwin Jackson

  • [HOT STOVE] Jayson Stark: Rays Still Interested In Bringing Delmon Young Back

    [HOT STOVE] Jayson Stark: Rays Still Interested In Bringing Delmon Young Back

    December 9, 2008 at 12:59 pm 5 comments

    Yesterday, Jayson Stark wrote that a source was saying the Rays would “never” take Delmon Young back. Not so fast. Today Stark is saying the talks are very much alive and might involve a third team. Stuff can change fast at the winter meetings. Contrary to what I reported Monday […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Be Leading Candidate To Land Milton Bradley’s .436 OBP

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Be Leading Candidate To Land Milton Bradley’s .436 OBP

    December 9, 2008 at 10:29 am 8 comments

    [Update: 10:05am] Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says Bradley is “in intense discussions with the Cubs.” That makes a little more sense. [9:29am] As we reported yesterday, Milton Bradley had lunch with Andrew Friedman and Joe Maddon. Maddon said Bradley was “very honest, open and intense. I liked all […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Milton Bradley Has Lunch With Andrew Friedman And Co.

    [HOT STOVE] Milton Bradley Has Lunch With Andrew Friedman And Co.

    December 8, 2008 at 5:48 pm 4 comments

    Ken Rosenthal is reporting that Milton Bradley got off a plane in Las Vegas at the Winter Meetings and went straight to lunch with Rays officials. Jon Heyman adds that the Rays may be considering several of the top right field/DH free agents including Milton Bradley, Pat Burrell, Bobby Abreu, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Speculate Haphazardly On What It Would Take For Rays To Land Brian Giles

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Speculate Haphazardly On What It Would Take For Rays To Land Brian Giles

    December 8, 2008 at 10:56 am 7 comments

    [Update: 3:40pm] Now it looks like the Cubs and Padres have figured out how to move Peavy without a third team. Of course, the Rays could still try to work with the Padres on a deal for Giles, but this seems less likely now. [9:56am]In case you missed it late […]

     
  • [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 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Griffey Could Be Good Fit For Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Griffey Could Be Good Fit For Rays

    December 1, 2008 at 10:57 am 0 comments

    According to Jim Street, six American League teams are among the group that has contacted free agent Ken Griffey Jr.. Based on some comments from Griffey’s agent, you can be sure the Tampa Bay Rays are one of those teams. “Kenny realizes that he probably would be a middle-ground guy […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Would Be An Expensive Middle Reliever

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Would Be An Expensive Middle Reliever

    November 25, 2008 at 9:50 am 6 comments

    There has been much speculation about what the Rays will do with Edwin Jackson. Let’s assume for the moment that the Rays do not trade Andy Sonnanstine and both Sonny and David Price are in the rotation at the end of Spring Training. The Rays would then have two options. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Morlan Eyed As Potential Rule 5 Draftee

    [THE HANGOVER] Morlan Eyed As Potential Rule 5 Draftee

    November 24, 2008 at 10:23 am 0 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Despite earlier reports that Trever Miller had signed with the Cardinals, the deal is not yet finalized but is expected to get done eventually. [MLB Trade Rumors] U.S.S. Mariner takes a look at some of the better players left available for the Rule 5 draft including Eddie […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Price Not A Candidate To Close In ’09

    [THE HANGOVER] Price Not A Candidate To Close In ’09

    November 19, 2008 at 10:00 am 14 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Not sure this needed to be clarified but Andrew Friedman made it clear yesterday that David Price will be a starting pitcher in 2009 and is not a candidate to be a closer. [MLB] Rays Prospects takes another look at how starting pitchers throughout the organization pitched […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] David Price One Of 4 Finalists For ESPN the Magazine’s ‘NEXT’

    [THE HANGOVER] David Price One Of 4 Finalists For ESPN the Magazine’s ‘NEXT’

    November 11, 2008 at 9:53 am 5 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… We mentioned last week that David Price was one of the four nominees for ESPN the Magazine’s “Next” honor. Now you can vote for the winner of the top honor and the cover of the annual “Next” issue. [ESPN] John Romano reflects on Evan Longoria’s Rookie of […]