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  • Tailgating With The Rays: A New Reliever And A New Leadoff Hitter For Game 35

    Tailgating With The Rays: A New Reliever And A New Leadoff Hitter For Game 35

    May 10, 2013 at 4:32 pm 4 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… The Rays placed Brandon Gomes on the DL today with a strained lat muscle. To take his spot on the roster, the Rays promoted Josh Lueke. And if you were paying attention this morning in The Hangover, you already know that Lueke was tearing up the […]

     
  • Rays Designate Shelley Duncan For Assignment To Make Room For Luke Scott

    Rays Designate Shelley Duncan For Assignment To Make Room For Luke Scott

    April 30, 2013 at 3:05 pm 4 comments

    Luke Scott has been activated from the disabled list. At to make room for him on the roster, Shelley Duncan has been designated for assignment. Duncan was 10-55 with two home runs in 20 games. The Rays will have ten days to either trade Duncan or more likely expose him […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Dominance, Yunel’s Big Bat, And When Hitting Home Runs Is Bad

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Dominance, Yunel’s Big Bat, And When Hitting Home Runs Is Bad

    April 23, 2013 at 8:10 am 13 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 5, Yankees 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Pitching. Everybody is excited about the suddenly surging offense. But let’s not forget that this team will succeed if […]

     
  • Rays Acquire Left-Handed Reliever From The Rangers

    Rays Acquire Left-Handed Reliever From The Rangers

    April 16, 2013 at 1:27 pm 3 comments

    The Rays have acquired left-handed reliever Jeff Beliveau from the Rangers in exchange for cash. Beliveau was recently designated for assignment by the Rangers. Beliveau has been assigned to triple-A. To make room on the 40-man roster, Jeff Niemann was moved to the 60-day disabled list. Beliveau appeared in 22 games […]

     
  • Rays Trade Second Catcher In A Week, Are Still Chasing Posey

    Rays Trade Second Catcher In A Week, Are Still Chasing Posey

    April 8, 2013 at 1:14 pm 18 comments

    According to Jon Heyman, the Rays have traded Robinson Chirinos to the Texas Rangers for a player to be named later. Chirinos was designated for assignment last week to make room on the roster for Jamey Wright and Shelley Duncan. Chirinos follows in the footsteps of fellow catcher Stephen Vogt […]

     
  • Rays Add Wright And Duncan To Roster, DFA Chirinos And Vogt

    Rays Add Wright And Duncan To Roster, DFA Chirinos And Vogt

    March 31, 2013 at 2:12 pm 10 comments

    As expected Luke Scott was placed on the 15-day disabled list. In his place, the Rays have added Shelley Duncan to the roster. Also as expected, Jamey Wright was added to the roster as the seventh member of the bullpen. To make room on the 40-man roster for Duncan and […]

     
  • 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. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • 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, […]