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  • [2008 ROSTER] 2008 40-Man Roster And Payroll Projections

    [2008 ROSTER] 2008 40-Man Roster And Payroll Projections

    January 22, 2008 at 2:08 pm 7 comments

    The 2008 40-man roster and payroll projection is based only players currently within the organization and will be updated when trades are consummated and free agents are signed. We are now less than a month away from Spring Training and after the recent flurry of contracts signings with the Rays […]

     
  • [CLIFF FLOYD] Rays And Cliff Floyd Agree On One-Year Deal

    [CLIFF FLOYD] Rays And Cliff Floyd Agree On One-Year Deal

    December 14, 2007 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

    [Ed. note (4:29pm): Eduardo Encina is reporting that the contract has not been finalized] Yahoo! Sports (are we the only ones that loathe the exclamation point?) is reporting that the Rays have signed Cliff Floyd to a 1-year contract with a team option in 2009. Floyd will make a base […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Pitchers Are Allergic To Strikes

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Pitchers Are Allergic To Strikes

    November 28, 2007 at 7:56 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays (66-96)Recondite Baseball recently did a little research on a simple pitching statistic and unwittingly may have stumbled upon one of the main reasons that the Rays pitching has been so awful and in turn, why the Devil Rays have been so bad. Since the year 2000 (encompassing all […]

     
  • The Hangover: Evan Longoria Picks Up In Arizona, Where He Left Off In Durham

    The Hangover: Evan Longoria Picks Up In Arizona, Where He Left Off In Durham

    October 11, 2007 at 11:00 am 1 comment

    Peo Sequaros 5, Scottsdale Scorpions 4. The Arizona Fall League is under way and several prospects from the Devil Rays organization are on the Scottsdale Scorpions roster, including Evan Longoria and Reid Brignac. Also joining The Dirtbag and the Cajun God of Baseball are pitchers Nick DeBarr, Calvin Medlock, Evan […]

     
  • The Hangover: These Are The Rays Of Our Lives

    The Hangover: These Are The Rays Of Our Lives

    April 3, 2007 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

    The Rays fell to the Yankees on opening day 9-5. The loss reminded us an awful lot of 2006. Scott Kazmir looked good at times, but threw way too many pitches and couldn’t get an out in 6th inning, forcing Joe Maddon to turn to his bullpen much earlier than […]

     
  • Devil Rays Acquire The Rights Of Free Agent Blogger For $535

    Devil Rays Acquire The Rights Of Free Agent Blogger For $535

    March 7, 2007 at 6:41 pm 2 comments

    Last week we mentioned (via Deadspin) that a blogger was auctioning himself off on Ebay. Manny Stiles of ArmchairGM. has never had a favorite baseball team and declared himself a free agent with the proceeds going to charity. The winner of the auction would be able to decide which baseball […]

     
  • Rays Trade Value Index Update

    Rays Trade Value Index Update

    January 23, 2007 at 10:52 am 0 comments

    Yesterday the Rays signed relief pitcher (we use that term loosely) Scott Dohmann to a 1-year contract. We were amused by the headline that surfaced on the Tampa Tribune website here…”Rays Get Some Relief”. Other than being an unoriginal and overused headline when a major league team signs a relief […]