Juan Salas

  • Rays Find Taker For Juan Salas

    February 19, 2009 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    The Rays have traded Juan Salas to the Indians for minor league infielder Isaias Velasquez. Salas was designated for assignment last week to make room for Brian Shouse. Velasquez hit .281/.368/.343 in 64 games in the short-season New York-Penn League as a 19-year old. Cleveland Indians drop Andy Marte; trade […]

     
  • Trade In The Works

    Trade In The Works

    February 12, 2009 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    [Update: 7:04pm] It was VinSalas all along…Marc Lancaster is reporting that Juan Salas has been designated for assignment to make room for Shouse. Why wait a week? Because that is what the Rays do. Shouse will make $1.35 million this season and the team has an option for $1.9 million […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Crawford Participates In Instructional League Game, Reports No Pain

    [HAPPY HOUR] Crawford Participates In Instructional League Game, Reports No Pain

    September 29, 2008 at 6:01 pm 4 comments

    [Update: 8:24pm] The White Sox put away the Tigers 8-2. The Rays post-season opponent will now be determined tomorrow at 7:30 ET in a 1-game playoff. [Update: 7:26pm] Gary Glover’s first pitch was a grand slam for Chicago. About right. 6-2 White Sox. [Update: 7:24pm] White Sox have tied the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] ‘Productive’ Players Meeting Leads To Zero Runs, Another Loss

    [THE HANGOVER] ‘Productive’ Players Meeting Leads To Zero Runs, Another Loss

    September 9, 2008 at 10:58 am 2 comments

    THE GOOD: Something good? Something good? Guess we could say the Rays chances of making the playoffs are now 99.4% according to Baseball Prospectus and 98.4% according to CoolStandings…That’s good, right? THE BAD: Of course what the hell does it matter if the team makes the playoffs if they are […]

     
  • [SEPTEMBER CALL-UPS] Fernando Perez Promoted; John Jaso To Follow

    [SEPTEMBER CALL-UPS] Fernando Perez Promoted; John Jaso To Follow

    August 31, 2008 at 10:56 pm 0 comments

    [Update: 11:29pm] Marc Lancaster is reporting that the Rays will recall Salas in time for Tuesday’s game. At this point, Salas will not be eligible for the post-season roster, since he will not be on the active roster at midnight tonight. However, the Rays also put the injured JK Ryu […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Garza Saves Overworked Bullpen With 2-Hit Shutout

    [THE HANGOVER] Garza Saves Overworked Bullpen With 2-Hit Shutout

    August 16, 2008 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

    THE GOOD: The “Good” starts and ends with Matt Garza who pitched a 2-hitter for his second shutout of the season. One night after Joe Maddon was forced to use all 7 of his relief pitchers in an extra-inning contest, it was imperative Garza work deep into the night and […]

     
  • [TRADE DEADLINE] What Do You Like Better..Christmas Or Trading Season?

    [TRADE DEADLINE] What Do You Like Better..Christmas Or Trading Season?

    July 23, 2008 at 3:03 pm 9 comments

    Yesterday we presented our updated Trade Value Index (TVI). With a little over a week until next Thursday’s trade deadline, rather than take a look at the players the Rays may target we will take a look at the players most likely to be sent packing should Andrew Friedman and […]

     
  • [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Chicago White Sox

    [SHOWER-SHOE FUNGUS] Playing A Little Pepper: Chicago White Sox

    May 29, 2008 at 3:31 pm 4 comments

    ODDSMAKERS Trading David Price to the Cardinals for Albert Pujols? We understand the temptation. The Cardinals are in rebuilding mode and are pitching-thin. The Rays have a set rotation, and a top pick that so far appears to be toying with minor league hitters. A Pujols in the Rays lineup […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeff Niemann And Juan Salas Make Appearances For Durham

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] Jeff Niemann And Juan Salas Make Appearances For Durham

    May 10, 2008 at 7:01 am 1 comment

    Syracuse 7, Durham 2. Jeff Niemann made his first start since being demoted on April 20th. He was limited to 3 innings, and allowed only 1 hit. He struck out 4 and did not walk a batter…Juan Salas made his first appearance of 2008, giving up 5 runs in 2 […]

     
  • [DOWN ON THE FARM] There Will Soon Be A Juan Salas Sighting In Durham

    [DOWN ON THE FARM] There Will Soon Be A Juan Salas Sighting In Durham

    May 9, 2008 at 7:09 am 5 comments

    Pawtucket 3, Durham 2. After scoring 2 in the 6th, the Bulls’ last 10 batters went down in order…Mike Prochaska started and gave up 3 runs in 4.1 innings…Reid Brignac was 1-3…The Bulls only managed 5 hits total…Fernando Perez was 0-3 with a walk. Birmingham @ Montgomery, ppd. rain. The […]