Gabe Gross

  • [THE HANGOVER] Arbitration Deadline Looms For Five Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Arbitration Deadline Looms For Five Rays

    January 7, 2009 at 9:31 am 0 comments

    The Rays have five players that are arbitration-eligible: Dioner Navarro, Jason Bartlett, Gabe Gross, Grant Balfour, Willy Aybar. The Rays will have until January 19 to reach an agreement with each of these players prior to filing arbitration numbers. The Rays have a strict “file-and-go” policy. Once arbitration numbers have […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Dan Johnson Sold To Japan

    [HOT STOVE] Dan Johnson Sold To Japan

    December 19, 2008 at 11:20 pm 6 comments

    [Update: 11:09pm] Marc Topkin comes through with the details (as usual). Johnson is being sold. The details are still being finalized and the Rays are likely to receive between $100K and $500K. Johnson will then sign a one-year deal with Yokohama with an option for 2010. [10:20pm] If we are […]

     
  • [JONNY TERRIFIC] Jonny Gomes Non-Tendered By Rays, Now A Free Agent

    [JONNY TERRIFIC] Jonny Gomes Non-Tendered By Rays, Now A Free Agent

    December 12, 2008 at 11:19 pm 12 comments

    Marc Topkin is reporting that Jonny Gomes has been non-tendered by the Rays and is now a free agent. The Rays did offer arbitration to the remaining five players that were arbitration-eligible (Willy Aybar, Grant Balfour, Jason Bartlett, Gabe Gross, Dioner Navarro). With the Rays offering Gross arbitration, it suggests […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] 2009 Might Be Much Less Jonny-Terrific

    [THE HANGOVER] 2009 Might Be Much Less Jonny-Terrific

    December 12, 2008 at 10:57 am 13 comments

    Tonight is the non-tender deadline for the Rays and their six arbitration-eligible players. So it might be a good time to say your good-byes to Jonny Gomes, as 2009 has a very good chance of being less Jonny-terrific. Willy Aybar, Dioner Navarro, Jason Bartlett and Grant Balfour will certainly be […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Measuring The Rays Offseason Needs Statistically

    [HOT STOVE] Measuring The Rays Offseason Needs Statistically

    November 12, 2008 at 11:58 am 2 comments

    There has been a lot of talk about what the Rays need to add to the mix this offseason, with most pointing to right field. That got us to wondering how Rays right fielders performed this past season and what they need to produce in 2009. In 2008 Joe Maddon […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Time To Start Looking At 2009

    [THE HANGOVER] Time To Start Looking At 2009

    October 31, 2008 at 9:20 am 25 comments

    Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Another day, another feature piece on the Rays in the New York Times. This time they take a look at the staying power of the team in the AL East, noting that core of the team could be unchanged in 2009 and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Drop Opener; Big Guns Coming

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Drop Opener; Big Guns Coming

    October 23, 2008 at 10:13 am 26 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: It was a perfect game for the Phillies. They had their best pitcher on the mound against the Rays #3 starter. They got a number of breaks during the game, including a safe-call on […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] And So It Begins: Rays-Phils, Game 1

    [THE HANGOVER] And So It Begins: Rays-Phils, Game 1

    October 21, 2008 at 8:54 pm 9 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: Say it with us. The Tampa Bay Rays are in the World Series and it starts TONIGHT! It never gets old. We will be mumbling that to our selves all day. THE BAD: Mrs. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Grant Balfour One Of Most Dominating Relievers In History Of Baseball

    [THE HANGOVER] Grant Balfour One Of Most Dominating Relievers In History Of Baseball

    October 16, 2008 at 9:51 am 0 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… How good was The Mad Australian this season? Grant Balfour put up some sick numbers this season. In 58.1 innings, Balfour allowed only 28 hits and 24 walks while striking out 82. He pitched to a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Power Past Lester The Invincible

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Power Past Lester The Invincible

    October 14, 2008 at 9:32 am 8 comments

    THE GOOD: Matt Garza was never dominating, but he was never in real trouble. Despite allowing at least 1 baserunner in each of the first 6 innings and a runner on at least 2nd base with less than 2 outs in each of the first 3 innings, Garza was able […]