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  • Rays Claim Infielder Off Of Waivers From The Brewers

    June 21, 2012 at 1:13 pm 5 comments

    According to MLBTradeRumors.com, the Rays have claimed infielder Brooks Conrad off of waivers from the Brewers. Conrad had been designated for assignment two days ago. Conrad appeared in 25 games for the Brewers this season, playing all four infield positions. He was just 3-40 (.075). In 256 career big league […]

     
  • Jeremy Hellickson Goes On The DL; Chris Archer To Make Big League Debut Wednesday

    Jeremy Hellickson Goes On The DL; Chris Archer To Make Big League Debut Wednesday

    June 19, 2012 at 3:03 pm 5 comments

    Jeremy Hellickson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with what is being called “shoulder fatigue” (via Marc Topkin). There is no structural damage, and he is only expected to miss two starts. Chris Archer, who was part of the trade that sent Matt Garza to the Chicago Cubs, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Niemann’s Future And Zorilla’s Present

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Niemann’s Future And Zorilla’s Present

    June 18, 2012 at 8:16 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 3, Marlins 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb. Serious question: Does Jeff Niemann automatically re-enter the rotation when he comes back from the DL? Is […]

     
  • Rays Promote Relief Pitcher To Replace Luke Scott

    June 15, 2012 at 11:03 am 0 comments

    According to Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times, the Tampa Bay Rays have called up reliever Brandon Gomes to replace Luke Scott, who went on the DL yesterday with a bad back. This could just be a temporary move for the Marlins series, as it leaves Joe Maddon with […]

     
  • Brandon Allen Is No Longer On The DL And He May Be On His Way Out Of The Organization

    June 6, 2012 at 1:23 pm 2 comments

    The Rays now have one less player on the disabled list as Brandon Allen was activated. But he won’t be joining the Rays anytime soon. That’s because he was designated for assignment and placed on waivers. The Rays kept Allen on his rehab assignment as long as they could. But […]

     
  • Rays Acquire Infielder From Pirates

    May 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm 2 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have acquired Drew Sutton from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later or cash. Sutton was traded to the Pirates from the Braves yesterday, where he was in triple-A. Sutton was originally drafted by the Houston Astros in 2004 when Gerry […]

     
  • TRADE: Rays Acquire Triple-A Outfielder From Phillies

    TRADE: Rays Acquire Triple-A Outfielder From Phillies

    May 16, 2012 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

    The Rays have traded triple-A outfielder Kyle Hudson to the Phillies for triple-A outfielder Rich Thompson (via MLBTradeRumors). Hudson was acquired from the Rangers for “future considerations” just prior to the start of the season. Thompson, 33, has spent parts of 11 different seasons in triple-A, with four different organizations. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Giraffe’s Big Injury And Who Will Fill The Open Spot

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Giraffe’s Big Injury And Who Will Fill The Open Spot

    May 15, 2012 at 7:56 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 7, Blue Jays 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Bullpen. It is never good when you have to depend on the bullpen for 8 innings, but […]

     
  • Rays To Sign Hideki Matsui To Minor League Deal

    April 23, 2012 at 5:06 pm 6 comments

    Jack Curry of the Yes Network is reporting that the Rays will sign Hideki Matsui to a minor league deal. It is hard to believe Matsui is anything by insurance in case something happens to Luke Scott and his surgically repaired shoulder. Matsui hit .251 with 12 home runs and […]

     
  • Rays Sign Keppinger

    Rays Sign Keppinger

    January 25, 2012 at 10:24 pm 10 comments

    The Rays added the extra bat they were looking for tonight when they signed Jeff Keppinger to a one-year deal (via Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com). The agreement is a major league contract, so it would seem that Elliot Johnson’s chances of making the team just took a big hit. Keppinger […]