Pedro Alvarez

  • [HAPPY HOUR] Reid Brignac’s Little Piggy Not Going To Bat

    [HAPPY HOUR] Reid Brignac’s Little Piggy Not Going To Bat

    February 27, 2008 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (33 days until Opening Day) The injury bug is striking the Rays camp early this year. After earlier scares from Scott Kazmir and David Price, we now get word that Reid Brignac will miss a week with a broken toe. In other injury news from yesterday’s intrasquad […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Pedro Alvarez Named Preseason All-American

    [THE SATURDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Pedro Alvarez Named Preseason All-American

    February 9, 2008 at 10:20 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (5 days until pitchers and catchers report)Baseball America names their preseason college All-Americans. The list includes Vanderbilt’s third baseman Pedro Alvarez. Alvarez has been a first-team All-American and the top hitter on Team USA in each of his first two seasons, and his bat speed and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Akinori Iwamura Need Not Worry About Second-Year Struggles Of Other Japanese Position Players

    [THE HANGOVER] Akinori Iwamura Need Not Worry About Second-Year Struggles Of Other Japanese Position Players

    January 21, 2008 at 9:26 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (24 days until pitchers and catchers report)DRays Bay looks at the history of Japanese position players that have made the switch to Major League Baseball and their improvement (or lack thereof) from year one to year two. History does not bode well for Akinori Iwamura as only […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Drop $2.9 Million On Seventh Inning Pitcher

    [THE HANGOVER] The Rays Drop $2.9 Million On Seventh Inning Pitcher

    January 16, 2008 at 8:55 am 7 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (29 days until pitchers and catchers report) The Rays came to an agreement with Dan Wheeler on a one year contract for $2.875 million, avoiding arbitration. The salary will give Wheeler the 5th highest salary on the Rays in 2008, behind only Carl Crawford ($5.25 million), Troy […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Lose Evan Meek In Rule 5 Draft

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Lose Evan Meek In Rule 5 Draft

    December 7, 2007 at 10:23 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Rule 5 draft was held yesterday and the Rays selected Tim Lahey from the Minnesota Twins and then traded him to the Cubs. The Rays lost one player, as Evan Meek was taken with the second pick by the Pirates. [Baseball America] […]