Jeff Bennett

  • Jeff Bennett Released

    Jeff Bennett Released

    May 13, 2010 at 3:00 pm 4 comments

    Jeff Bennett, who made 11 appearances for the Rays last year, has been released by the club. Bennett made three starts with Durham this year including Tuesday in which he walked 7 in 4.2 innings. Bennett was originally designated for assignment and removed from the 40-man roster when the Rays […]

     
  • Zaun And Shouse Offered Arbitration; Bennett Designated For Assignment

    Zaun And Shouse Offered Arbitration; Bennett Designated For Assignment

    December 1, 2009 at 8:37 pm 3 comments

    [Update] The Rays chose not to offer Russ Springer arbitration (via Marc Topkin’s Twitter). [7:37pm] Marc Topkin of the St. Pete Times is reporting that the Rays have offered arbitration to both Gregg Zaun and Brian Shouse. They are still undecided on Russ Springer. As we mentioned earlier today, offering […]

     
  • Rays Acquire Kelly Shoppach From Indians; Navarro To Be Let Go?

    December 1, 2009 at 2:40 pm 17 comments

    [Update] The Rays have designated Jeff Bennett for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster. [Update] The deal is now official (via Rays Press Release), with the Rays giving up a player to be named later. [2:40pm] We have just learned that the Rays are close to a deal […]

     
  • 2010 Tampa Bay Rays: In Or Out? The Relief Pitchers

    2010 Tampa Bay Rays: In Or Out? The Relief Pitchers

    October 16, 2009 at 9:00 am 28 comments

    Before we jump into the 25-man and 40-man roster projections next week, let’s take a look at the one area where we can expect the most change, the bullpen. But before we start thinking about who the Rays may add to the mix, let’s take a look at who might […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Big Wins, A Strange Lineup And The First Wave Of Reinforcements

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Big Wins, A Strange Lineup And The First Wave Of Reinforcements

    September 1, 2009 at 7:10 am 9 comments

    The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Needed Win. After the way the Rays lost on Sunday and considering how they have played most of the season on Getaway Day, the Rays needed to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The AL Rookie Of The Year Race

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The AL Rookie Of The Year Race

    August 2, 2009 at 11:14 am 3 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: Jeff Niemann. The AL Rookie of the Year race is going to be close (see below) but Niemann is making a late charge and […]

     
  • Rays Sign Bennet, Release Houser

    Rays Sign Bennet, Release Houser

    August 1, 2009 at 2:02 pm 2 comments

    The Rays filled their bullpen vacancy by signing Jeff Bennett, who was recently released by the Braves. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Rays released James Houser, who had recently been demoted to the bullpen. The Rays have claimed righthanded reliever Jeff Bennett on waivers from the Braves […]