Kelly Shoppach

  • Rays Avoid Arbitration With Shoppach

    Rays Avoid Arbitration With Shoppach

    January 5, 2010 at 1:40 pm 1 comment

    Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com is reporting that Kelly Shoppach and the Rays avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year deal for $5.5 million. There is also a team option for 2012 for an unknown amount. Catcher Kelly Shoppach has agreed to a guaranteed two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays […]

     
  • Baseball America’s Projected Rays 2012 Lineup

    Baseball America’s Projected Rays 2012 Lineup

    December 22, 2009 at 2:41 pm 20 comments

    For those that follow the minor league system, it always fun to project the Rays lineup 2-3 years down the road. Baseball America does just this with the release of their Top 10 Rays prospects list. And while projecting a lineup 2-3 years into the future is akin to guessing […]

     
  • 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 […]