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  • Rays Acquire Minor League Pitcher From Angels

    Rays Acquire Minor League Pitcher From Angels

    March 27, 2013 at 5:23 pm 7 comments

    The Rays have announced that they traded reliever Dane De La Rosa to the Angels for right-handed pitcher Steve Geltz. Geltz, who was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2008, made two appearances for the Angels in 2012. he spent most of the 2012 season split between double-A and triple-A […]

     
  • Jamey Wright Will Be The Rays’ Seventh Reliever, Will Make $1.0 Million

    Jamey Wright Will Be The Rays’ Seventh Reliever, Will Make $1.0 Million

    March 26, 2013 at 10:09 am 0 comments

    Brandon Gomes has been demoted and the Rays have told Jamey Wright that he will make the team (via Joe Smith). He will make $1.0 million. The Rays will have to clear somebody from the 40-man roster before Wright can be officially added to the opening day roster.

     
  • Rays Trade For Minor League Catcher

    Rays Trade For Minor League Catcher

    March 25, 2013 at 2:19 pm 4 comments

    The Rays have acquired catcher Curt Casali from the Detroit Tigers in a trade. Casali, a 10th round pick in the 2011 draft, split the 2012 season between single-A and high-A where he hit .270 with a .365 OBP, 9 home runs, and a solide 46-to-38 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Casali was […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss More Cuts, More Injuries, And Wright’s Future

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss More Cuts, More Injuries, And Wright’s Future

    March 25, 2013 at 8:30 am 5 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Yankees 7, RAYS 6 (boxscore) No GBT today THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… Nick Weglarz and Jack Cust have been released. Also, Cole Figueroa, Leslie Anderson, Rich Thompson, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Cobb’s Control, A Near No-No, And Flash’s Hot Spring

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Cobb’s Control, A Near No-No, And Flash’s Hot Spring

    March 18, 2013 at 8:30 am 19 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Red sox 5, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Alex Cobb. Cobb gave up some runs, that’s going to happen. But what is great is that he […]

     
  • More Cuts For The Rays, Including Wil Myers And Some Clarity For The Bullpen

    More Cuts For The Rays, Including Wil Myers And Some Clarity For The Bullpen

    March 16, 2013 at 12:28 pm 13 comments

    The Rays today announced that they have optioned Brandon Guyer and Josh Lueke to the minors and reassigned Wil Myers, Juan Sandoval, Wil Inman, and JD Martin to minor league camp*. Myers is not a surprise. The only question is when will he be back. Lueke’s demotion does clear up […]

     
  • Three More Pitchers Cut Including Chris Archer

    Three More Pitchers Cut Including Chris Archer

    March 12, 2013 at 12:43 pm 13 comments

    The Rays announced today that three more pitchers have been cut and reassigned to minor league camp, including Chris Archer, Alex Torres, and Jake Odorizzi (via Marc Topkin). Archer started four games for the Rays in 2012 and was considered a long-shot for the final spot in the rotation. Torres […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss McGee’s Arm, Scott’s Return, And More Cuts

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss McGee’s Arm, Scott’s Return, And More Cuts

    March 12, 2013 at 8:09 am 3 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Twins 6, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Jake McGee. Any concerns about McGee’s velocity have disappeared as he was hitting 95 yesterday…Luke Scott. Wolverine looked good […]

     
  • Rays Cut Eight Pitchers With More Cuts Coming

    March 11, 2013 at 3:29 pm 2 comments

    The Rays announced today another round of cuts before today’s game with more expected following the game (via Marc Topkin). From the 40-man roster, Alex Colome, Frank De Los Santos, Mike Montgomery, Felipe Rivero, and Enny Romero were reassigned to minor league camp. In addition, non-roster invitees Matt Buschmann, Marquis Fleming, […]

     
  • Rays Sign Another Left-Handed DH To A Minor League Deal

    Rays Sign Another Left-Handed DH To A Minor League Deal

    February 17, 2013 at 9:49 am 27 comments

    Marc Topkin is reporting that the Rays have signed Jack Cust to a minor league deal. Cust has spent parts of ten seasons with six different teams. Most recently, he played 67 games with the Mariners in 2011 as a DH. He hit .213 with a .344 OBP (.308 wOBA) […]