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  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 10, 2015 at 9:14 am 4 comments

    The Rays committed $18.3 million to free agents or potential free agents this winter, less than 21 of the 29 other teams. However, that includes the $2.5 million option for Joel Peralta and the $7.5 million option for Ben Zobrist, two players who were later traded. So the real free […]

     
  • 14 Players From The 2014 Tampa Bay Rays Opening Day Roster Are Now Gone

    14 Players From The 2014 Tampa Bay Rays Opening Day Roster Are Now Gone

    January 10, 2015 at 4:10 pm 8 comments

    Earlier today the Tampa Bay Rays traded Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar to the Oakland A’s for John Jaso and a pair of prospects. The move was just the latest in the complete dismantling of the team that we knew as the 2014 Tampa Bay Rays. We still have more […]

     
  • Ben Zobrist And Yunel Escobar Traded To Oakland A’s

    Ben Zobrist And Yunel Escobar Traded To Oakland A’s

    January 10, 2015 at 3:34 pm 29 comments

    Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar have been traded to the Oakland A’s for catcher John Jaso, two prospects and cash (believed to be ~$1.5 million). And there it is. Zorilla is now an ex-Ray and the destruction of the 2014 Tampa Bay Rays continues. Except, instead of a sledgehammer, the […]

     
  • Asdrubal Cabrera

    Rays Sign Veteran Infielder And Now Ben Zobrist Is One Step Closer To Being Gone

    December 30, 2014 at 3:58 pm 32 comments

    The Rays have signed veteran free agent middle infielder Asdrubal Cabrera according to several reports. The contract is a 1-year deal worth about $8 million according to Joel Sherman. Asdrubal played the last seven seasons with the Cleveland Indians but was traded at this year’s deadline to the Washington Nationals. […]

     
  • Rays Trade Wil Myers And Ryan Hanigan To Padres In Massive 10-Player, 3-Team Deal

    Rays Trade Wil Myers And Ryan Hanigan To Padres In Massive 10-Player, 3-Team Deal

    December 17, 2014 at 7:10 pm 30 comments

    The Rays have traded Wil Myers to the San Diego Padres in a deal that also involves the Washington Nationals and ten players in total according to several reports including Jim Bowden of ESPN. The trade is pending physicals, but has been confirmed by at least one general manager of […]

     
  • Matt Joyce Traded To Angels For Relief Pitcher

    Matt Joyce Traded To Angels For Relief Pitcher

    December 16, 2014 at 3:24 pm 4 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays finally pulled the trigger on trading Mat Joyce, sending him to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim near Disneyland for right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen. Originally a second-round pick in the 2002 draft, Jepsen did not make his big league debut until 2008 and has made 315 […]

     
  • Rays Trade Joel Peralta To Andrew Friedman And The Dodgers

    Rays Trade Joel Peralta To Andrew Friedman And The Dodgers

    November 21, 2014 at 10:01 am 19 comments

    The Rays have announced that they have traded Joel Peralta and triple-A reliever Adam Liberatore to the Los Angeles Dodgers for relief pitcher Jose Dominguez and single-A starting pitcher Greg Harris. Dominguez made 14 appearances out of the bullpen for the Dodgers over the last two seasons. Harris was a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Promotions And Stadium Optimism

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing More Promotions And Stadium Optimism

    September 15, 2014 at 7:07 am 1 comment

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 6, Jays 5 (10; boxscore) [No GBT today] Nick Franklin, part of the David Price trade, will be called up today now that the Durham […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 137: First Round Of September Call-ups Announced

    Tailgating Game 137: First Round Of September Call-ups Announced

    August 31, 2014 at 11:49 am 0 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… In the first wave of September call-ups, the Rays will bring up Curt Casali and pitchers Steve Geltz and Brandon Gomes. David DeJesus will also be activated on Monday. There will be another round of call-ups after the Durham Bulls’ postseason run ends…Kelly Johnson has been […]

     
  • The Case Against The David Price Trade Shows The Rays Are A Victim Of Their Own Success

    The Case Against The David Price Trade Shows The Rays Are A Victim Of Their Own Success

    August 1, 2014 at 7:46 am 36 comments

    Last night I outlined three reasons why the David Price trade was a brilliant move. A lot of fans disagreed. But in shooting down my case, most of those were actually arguing something else. There are two different ways to look at the Price trade: 1) Did the Rays get […]