Jason Bartlett

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena Signing With The Cubs

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Pena Signing With The Cubs

    December 8, 2010 at 7:26 am 14 comments

    Carlos Pena’s days with the Rays are officially over. Ken Rosenthal, who apparently never sleeps, reported at 3:00 this morning that Pena has agreed on a contract with the Cubs. The deal is for one-year and $10 million. The deal comes on the heels of Scott Boras’ second meeting with […]

     
  • Rays And Orioles Trade Talks May Have Hit A Snag

    December 7, 2010 at 4:55 pm 2 comments

    Now Brittany Ghiroli is reporting (via Twitter) that there will not be a trade today and that it is starting to look “less likely to happen at all.” We are still very early in the process and the Rays are operating from a position of power. Is this was March, this […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford (Again), The Pumkin’s New Deal And Pena’s Future

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Crawford (Again), The Pumkin’s New Deal And Pena’s Future

    December 7, 2010 at 7:26 am 4 comments

    Yesterday we argued that Carl Crawford’s price went up with Jayson Werth’s new contract. Jayson Stark takes the contrarian view. He argues that if Crawford’s price has gone up, then his options have gone down. In fact, Stark argues that Crawford’s options may now be limited to just the Yankees. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Jeter To The Rays, Howell Going Nowhere And Burrell’s New Deal

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Jeter To The Rays, Howell Going Nowhere And Burrell’s New Deal

    December 2, 2010 at 7:12 am 2 comments

    In one of my recent pieces at Business Insider, I examine the possibility of the Rays signing Derek Jeter. While the Rays usually shy away from players like Jeter, this is a special circumstance. He represents the one player that could help convert some of the local Yankees fans. The […]

     
  • Bartlett Trade To Giants May Now Be A Long Shot

    Bartlett Trade To Giants May Now Be A Long Shot

    December 1, 2010 at 8:30 am 0 comments

    The Giants yesterday signed Miguel Tejada to a one-year deal for $6.5 million. Does that take San Francisco out of the Jason Bartlett stakes? Maybe. Jon Paul Morosi was still reporting yesterday that not only were the Giants still looking at Bartlett, but that they had become “the most serious […]

     
  • Jason Bartlett Trade Could Happen Soon

    Jason Bartlett Trade Could Happen Soon

    November 30, 2010 at 10:00 am 13 comments

    Ken Rosenthal reports that the Rays are “closer” to trading Jason Bartlett… The Rays are closer to trading shortstop Jason Bartlett than ever before…The Dodgers’ three-year, $21 million agreement with free-agent infielder Juan Uribe on Monday sparked accelerated discussions involving Bartlett, major-league sources say…The Cardinals, Giants, Padres, Orioles and Pirates […]

     
  • Rays Off-Season Rumors, An Update

    November 24, 2010 at 10:00 am 5 comments

    Now that the GM meetings are over we are two weeks from the winter meetings. Let’s recap all the Rays rumors we have heard so far. If there are any we are missing, please let us know in the comments… Carl Crawford: Crawford and the Angels are in “serious talks.” […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss More Interest In Jason Bartlett

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss More Interest In Jason Bartlett

    November 23, 2010 at 6:50 am 2 comments

    We have previously heard that the Orioles, Nationals and Giants have shown interest in trading for Jason Bartlett. Now, Jon Paul Morosi adds the Cardinals and Padres to the mix. He also mentions that the demand for Bartlett could depend on a Japanese player… “[Tsuyoshi] Nishioka, a switch hitter with […]

     
  • Cafardo: Three Teams Interested In Trading For Bartlett

    Cafardo: Three Teams Interested In Trading For Bartlett

    November 22, 2010 at 9:30 am 3 comments

    In the same piece we linked earlier, Nick Cafardo is also reporting that three teams are showing interest in Jason Bartlett… Jason Bartlett, SS, Rays — He is drawing lots of interest from the Giants, Orioles, and Nationals. The Rays are dangling him in the hopes of acquiring bullpen help […]

     
  • Rays And Orioles Discussed Jason Bartlett Trade

    Rays And Orioles Discussed Jason Bartlett Trade

    November 19, 2010 at 8:30 am 8 comments

    Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Rays and Orioles have talked about a trade that would center around Jason Bartlett and relief pitcher David Hernandez. Hernandez, a right-hander, made 41 appearances for the O’s last year (8 starts) with a 4.31 ERA (4.48 FIP) with 72 strikeouts […]