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  • Will Rhymes And Henry Wrigley Now Free Agents

    November 6, 2012 at 2:22 pm 9 comments

    Baseball America (via Marc Topkin) has a big list of minor leaguers that have been granted free agency, including 16 players from the Rays’ organization. The biggest names are Will Rhymes, who spent much of the season with the Rays, and first basemann Henry Wrigley, whom many Rays fans were […]

     
  • Rays And Joel Peralta Agree To New Contract

    November 5, 2012 at 12:33 pm 4 comments

    Marc Topkin is reporting that the Rays and Joel Peralta have agreed to terms on a new contract (via Twitter). Topkin says there are no details yet on the new deal. However, there were reports earlier in the day out of the Dominican Republic that said it is a two […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss An Addition To The Roster, A New Home For Conrad, And A Sex Tape

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss An Addition To The Roster, A New Home For Conrad, And A Sex Tape

    November 5, 2012 at 10:53 am 1 comment

    Let’s start the week with some leftover links from the weekend. THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Rays have added pitcher Frank De Los Santos to the 40-man roster. The Rays now have 34 players on the 40-man roster. [TampaBay.com] Former Rays infielder Brooks Conrad will play in Japan next year. […]

     
  • Rays Decline Option, Let Luke Scott Become A Free Agent

    Rays Decline Option, Let Luke Scott Become A Free Agent

    October 31, 2012 at 2:30 pm 4 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have declined the $6 million option on Luke Scott’s contract, making him a free agent. In addition, they also announced that they have picked up the options on James Shields, Jose Molina, and Fernando Rodney, as expected. Declining the option on Scott is surprising […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Appreciating Meaningful Games, But Recognizing The End Is Near

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Appreciating Meaningful Games, But Recognizing The End Is Near

    September 17, 2012 at 8:30 am 11 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS (boxscore) THE GOOD: Meaningful Games. It is sometimes difficult to see the trees from the forest, or something. So it is difficult to appreciate that […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Owning The Yankees, Longoria’s Injury, And More Reinforcements

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Owning The Yankees, Longoria’s Injury, And More Reinforcements

    September 4, 2012 at 8:30 am 15 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 4, Yankees 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: James Shields. Defensively, the Rays tried to give this game away. But thanks to a workmanlike performance from James […]

     
  • Rays Put Will Rhymes On Waivers

    September 1, 2012 at 11:09 am 3 comments

    In addition to the September call-ups, the Rays also activated Jeff Niemann from the disabled list. And to make room on the roster, the Rays designated Will Rhymes for assignment (via Marc Topkin). Rhymes will now have to clear waivers in order to remain in the Rays organization. Players on […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Return Of Briggy Baseball And Yet Another Shutout

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Return Of Briggy Baseball And Yet Another Shutout

    August 31, 2012 at 10:08 am 7 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Blue Jays 2, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Give Me A Moment. Well, there was the. No. Oh yeah, Luke Scott had a. Noooo. Ummmm. Surely […]

     
  • Sean Rodriguez Demoted To The Minors

    August 21, 2012 at 10:02 am 4 comments

    As expected, Sean Rodriguez has been optioned to triple-A to make room for Luke Scott who will be activated later today. Hot Rod should be back in 11 days when rosters expand, but the Rays have not confirmed that yet. Rodriguez is hitting just .215 with six home runs and […]

     
  • The Rays Have Activated Evan Longoria From The Disabled List

    August 6, 2012 at 3:12 pm 19 comments

    Evan Longoria, who hasn’t played for the Rays since April, has been activated from the disabled list and will likely be in the lineup tomorrow night against the Blue Jays as the DH. To make room for Longoria on the roster, Will Rhymes has been sent back to Durham. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)