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  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Soon Be In A Position To Trade Prospects

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Soon Be In A Position To Trade Prospects

    February 19, 2008 at 9:46 am 9 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (41 days until Opening Day)Yesterday we posted a list of 10 questions we wished the media would ask the Rays. One of those questions dealt with the future of the shortstop position for the Tampa Bay Rays. In an ideal world, is Jason Bartlett the Rays starting […]

     
  • [THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] Three Players May Not Be Enough For The Fragile ‘Right Field Triangle’

    [THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON REVOLUTION] Three Players May Not Be Enough For The Fragile ‘Right Field Triangle’

    February 16, 2008 at 3:27 pm 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil Dogs (44 days until Opening Day)DRG here again to get you through the weekend…Joe Maddon regularly refers to the “right field triangle” of Cliff Floyd, Rocco Baldelli and Jonny Gomes. Maybe it should be the “right field square”.Floyd has arrived at camp and says that he feels […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Camp Opens For Rays With Few Jobs On The Line

    [THE HANGOVER] Camp Opens For Rays With Few Jobs On The Line

    February 15, 2008 at 9:24 am 10 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (45 days until Opening Day)Lots ‘o Links today, so let’s get to ‘em… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Tampa Tribune does not see many positions open for the Rays heading into Spring Training. By their count, there are two spots in the rotation, two in the bullpen, one […]

     
  • [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evidence Suggests 2007 Was Only The Beginning For Carlos Pena

    [THE SUNDAY MORNING REVOLUTION] Evidence Suggests 2007 Was Only The Beginning For Carlos Pena

    February 10, 2008 at 10:44 am 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Devil DogsDRG back at you today, and today’s topic is everybody’s pick to fall back to earth in 2008, Carlos Pena. Armchair GM ranks the top first basemen in baseball. Pena does not make the top 5, but he does get the dubious title of “Risky Pick”. Bouncing […]

     
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    February 5, 2008 at 9:54 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (9 days until pitchers and catchers report)Today is Hank Aaron’s birthday. Major League Baseball tried to honor Aaron by naming an award after him, when in fact the award does nothing to honor his legacy. We have made our feelings known about the Hank Aaron Award in […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] New Deals For Shields And Pena May Keep Both From Being Traded During Arbitration Years

    [THE HANGOVER] New Deals For Shields And Pena May Keep Both From Being Traded During Arbitration Years

    January 27, 2008 at 11:24 am 3 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (18 days until pitchers and catchers report)Just the links today as we mourn the 15th anniversary of the passing of one of our childhood faves, Andre the Giant, and wish a happy birthday to another one of our childhood faves, Keith Olbermann. What better way to celebrate […]

     
  • [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 Minor League Affiliates Finalize Coaching Staffs

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Minor League Affiliates Finalize Coaching Staffs

    December 12, 2007 at 9:32 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (64 days until pitchers and catchers report) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Yesterday we mentioned that Ben Broussard and Miguel Olivo could be on the Rays radar if they are non-tendered by their respective teams. Eduardo Encina says that Broussard would fit, but that “at age 29 (Olivo) would […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Winter Meetings Are Underway In Nashville

    [THE HANGOVER] Winter Meetings Are Underway In Nashville

    December 3, 2007 at 9:39 am 5 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)Correction: On Friday we mentioned that Saturday was the deadline for offering arbitration to all players that are arbitration eligible. In fact, the deadline was only for teams to offer arbitration to their free agents. Players with at least three years, but less than six years of […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR HANGOVER] Nationals Land Lastings Milledge, May Still Seek Elijah Dukes

    [HAPPY HOUR HANGOVER] Nationals Land Lastings Milledge, May Still Seek Elijah Dukes

    November 30, 2007 at 4:39 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)What is the best cure for The Hangover? Happy Hour! There was just too much going on in the Raysiverse that we couldn’t wait until tomorrow morning when nobody turns on their computers. Without further ado… DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… The Nationals traded Ryan Church to the Mets […]