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  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 5, 2014 at 8:43 am 1 comment

    The big news coming out of the Rays Camp is that Raul Ibanez has withdrawn his name for consideration to be the next Rays manager, saying he wants to spend more time with his family according to the Tampa Bay Times. This leaves Don Wakamatsu and Kevin Cash as the […]

     
  • Dave Martinez Not Among 3 Finalists To Be Next Rays Manager

    Dave Martinez Not Among 3 Finalists To Be Next Rays Manager

    November 21, 2014 at 5:46 pm 14 comments

    Kevin Cash, Raul Ibanez, and Don Wakamatsu are the three finalists to be the next manager of the Rays the team announced on Friday. The one name not on the list that may surprise many Rays fans is bench coach Dave Martinez. However, as we have mentioned before there were […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] 2009 Might Be Much Less Jonny-Terrific

    [THE HANGOVER] 2009 Might Be Much Less Jonny-Terrific

    December 12, 2008 at 10:57 am 13 comments

    Tonight is the non-tender deadline for the Rays and their six arbitration-eligible players. So it might be a good time to say your good-byes to Jonny Gomes, as 2009 has a very good chance of being less Jonny-terrific. Willy Aybar, Dioner Navarro, Jason Bartlett and Grant Balfour will certainly be […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Tampa Bay Rays Tidbits And Rumor Updates

    [HOT STOVE] Tampa Bay Rays Tidbits And Rumor Updates

    December 11, 2008 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

    Let’s use this post for minor updates on previous rumors we have heard from the winter meetings and other minor tidbits. Unless something new or substantial comes along, we will continue to update this post the rest of the day. [Update: 1:46pm] Andrew Friedman says the Rays have not made […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Look At What The Edwin Jackson Trade Means For The Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Look At What The Edwin Jackson Trade Means For The Rays

    December 11, 2008 at 10:49 am 7 comments

    Last night the Rays acquired outfielder Matt Joyce from the Detroit Tigers for Edwin Jackson. What this trade means for the rotation…Since the end of the World Series it seemed obvious that the Rays were going to trade either Andy Sonnanstine or Edwin Jackson. To most, Jackson seemed to be […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Milton Bradley Has Lunch With Andrew Friedman And Co.

    [HOT STOVE] Milton Bradley Has Lunch With Andrew Friedman And Co.

    December 8, 2008 at 5:48 pm 4 comments

    Ken Rosenthal is reporting that Milton Bradley got off a plane in Las Vegas at the Winter Meetings and went straight to lunch with Rays officials. Jon Heyman adds that the Rays may be considering several of the top right field/DH free agents including Milton Bradley, Pat Burrell, Bobby Abreu, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Percival Is Back, Upton And Longoria Have Mohawks And Maddon Ready To Get Freaky; Hide The Children

    [THE HANGOVER] Percival Is Back, Upton And Longoria Have Mohawks And Maddon Ready To Get Freaky; Hide The Children

    September 15, 2008 at 10:51 am 0 comments

    THE GOOD: David Price. Price said he was so nervous that he had trouble breathing in the first inning and when he started warming up, his first 20 throws missed the strike zone. But he somehow managed to quell the nerves as he made his big league debut in the […]