Rocco Baldelli

  • [HOT STOVE] Friedman Provides Some Clues To Off-Season Plans

    [HOT STOVE] Friedman Provides Some Clues To Off-Season Plans

    December 4, 2008 at 4:46 pm 4 comments

    Andrew Friedman met with the media today prior to heading to the winter meetings in Las Vegas. Marc Topkin gives us a few of the more interesting tidbits… * Their “two biggest focal points” of the off-season are improving their offense and strenghtening their bullpen. Nothing new here. * Though […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] If You Can ‘Belly Wiggle’ And Scare Children, The Rays Have A Job For You

    [THE HANGOVER] If You Can ‘Belly Wiggle’ And Scare Children, The Rays Have A Job For You

    December 4, 2008 at 9:53 am 0 comments

    Last month the Rays let go the lady that played the part of the mascot, Raymond. Do you think you can fill his enormous shoes? Here is your chance. The Rays have released an official announcement seeking a new “Raymond”. Some of the key requirements… Play a pivotal role in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Griffey Could Be Good Fit For Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Griffey Could Be Good Fit For Rays

    December 1, 2008 at 10:57 am 0 comments

    According to Jim Street, six American League teams are among the group that has contacted free agent Ken Griffey Jr.. Based on some comments from Griffey’s agent, you can be sure the Tampa Bay Rays are one of those teams. “Kenny realizes that he probably would be a middle-ground guy […]

     
  • [ROCCO BALDELLI] Rocco Baldelli Meets With Red Sox Officials

    [ROCCO BALDELLI] Rocco Baldelli Meets With Red Sox Officials

    November 23, 2008 at 2:17 pm 5 comments

    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is reporting that Rocco Baldelli met with the Red Sox last week. According to major league sources, Baldelli, from Cumberland, R.I., met with the Red Sox at Fenway late last week to discuss his future and the effects of the mitochondrial disorder that limited […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Today Is Deadline For 40-Man Roster Additions

    [THE HANGOVER] Today Is Deadline For 40-Man Roster Additions

    November 20, 2008 at 10:22 am 1 comment

    Today is the deadline for teams to add minor leaguers to the 40-man roster in order to protect them from being eligible for the Rule 5 draft. Wade Davis will be added, as will Jake McGee. Eddie Morlan is also likely to be added. Other players that will be eligible […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Price Not A Candidate To Close In ’09

    [THE HANGOVER] Price Not A Candidate To Close In ’09

    November 19, 2008 at 10:00 am 14 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Not sure this needed to be clarified but Andrew Friedman made it clear yesterday that David Price will be a starting pitcher in 2009 and is not a candidate to be a closer. [MLB] Rays Prospects takes another look at how starting pitchers throughout the organization pitched […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] No Serious Talks For Jackson Or Sonnanstine; Many Teams Interested

    [THE HANGOVER] No Serious Talks For Jackson Or Sonnanstine; Many Teams Interested

    November 10, 2008 at 9:35 am 0 comments

    Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… The AL Rookie of the Year Award will be announced today. Rocco Baldelli spoke to the Providence Journal about this past season (probably the worst year of my entire life, and it ended up being one of the best years), and about […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Joe Resnick Knows Little About Rays, Still Pens Column

    [THE HANGOVER] Joe Resnick Knows Little About Rays, Still Pens Column

    November 6, 2008 at 9:46 am 16 comments

    Joe Resnick talked to Joe Maddon at the GM meetings about his upcoming honeymoon and about the Rays offseason plans. Joe Resnick didn’t do his homework. A couple of the idiotic things written by Resnick: “The Rays’ top priorities are to settle their bullpen, find a regular right fielder and […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Offseason Already In Full Swing For Rays

    [THE HANGOVER] Offseason Already In Full Swing For Rays

    November 3, 2008 at 10:31 am 0 comments

    DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Rocco Baldelli has filed for free agency. [MLB] Joe Maddon will be getting married on Saturday. [MLB] Eric Hinske has filed for free agency. [MLB] MLB Trade Rumors has posted their annual “offseason lookout” for the Rays, taking a look at the ’09 roster and payroll commitments. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Time To Start Looking At 2009

    [THE HANGOVER] Time To Start Looking At 2009

    October 31, 2008 at 9:20 am 25 comments

    Online Surveys & Market Research DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Another day, another feature piece on the Rays in the New York Times. This time they take a look at the staying power of the team in the AL East, noting that core of the team could be unchanged in 2009 and […]