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  • What The Rays’ Opening Day Roster Would Look Like If Season Started Today

    What The Rays’ Opening Day Roster Would Look Like If Season Started Today

    December 19, 2014 at 12:52 pm 18 comments

    Now that the Rays have officially announced the Wil Myers trade, let’s take a look at what the roster looks like and how it might look on opening day (some notes below). Lineup: The biggest hole is behind the plate. The Rays added Rene Rivera but lost Ryan Hanigan. The […]

     
  • Rays Lose Catching Prospect With 1st Pick In Rule 5 Draft

    Rays Lose Catching Prospect With 1st Pick In Rule 5 Draft

    December 11, 2014 at 12:29 pm 4 comments

    Rays minor league catcher Oscar Hernandez was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the first pick of the Rule 5 draft. The Rule 5 draft is designed to protect players who may be “stuck” in one team’s farm system. If a player has been in the minors for a certain […]

     
  • Kevin Cash Talks To The MLB Network As Manager Of The Tampa Bay Rays

    Kevin Cash Talks To The MLB Network As Manager Of The Tampa Bay Rays

    December 5, 2014 at 5:23 pm 4 comments

    Kevin Cash is the new manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. Shortly after the announcement, he appeared on the MLB Network to talk about his new gig. There is not a lot of substance here. It is mostly just Cash saying how great it is and how excited he is. […]

     
  • Former GM Has Idiotic Criticism Of Rays’ Search For A New Manager

    Former GM Has Idiotic Criticism Of Rays’ Search For A New Manager

    November 24, 2014 at 11:12 am 3 comments

    Former Reds, Expos, and Nationals general manager Jim Bowden is now an analyst for ESPN and recently wrote a column criticizing the Rays for how they are conducting their search for a new manager to replace Joe Maddon. Bowden’s biggest criticism seems to be that the Rays interviewed a bunch […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    November 24, 2014 at 9:21 am 1 comment

    After the Rays narrowed their managerial search to three candidates on Friday, the biggest news to come out over the weekend is that Matt Silverman actually asked some of the veteran players for their opinion on who should be hired and according to Jim Bowden, they pushed for Dave Martinez. […]

     
  • Rays To Interview Hall Of Famer Barry Larkin For Managerial Position

    Rays To Interview Hall Of Famer Barry Larkin For Managerial Position

    November 10, 2014 at 3:18 pm 2 comments

    The Rays announced today that they have added two more candidates to their “intial round of interviews.” In addition to the original eight candidates, the Rays will also interview Hall of Famer Barry Larkin and Doug Glanville. Both currently serve as commentators for ESPN. Larkin has limited coaching experience and […]

     
  • It’s Official: Joe Maddon Is Now The Manager Of The Chicago Cubs

    It’s Official: Joe Maddon Is Now The Manager Of The Chicago Cubs

    November 3, 2014 at 2:08 pm 2 comments

    The Chicago Cubs have made it official. Joe Maddon is their new manager. Maddon also has a new Twitter handle if you are into that sort of thing. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Joe Maddon Is Out As Manager Of The Rays Effective Immediately

    Joe Maddon Is Out As Manager Of The Rays Effective Immediately

    October 24, 2014 at 11:31 am 20 comments

    Joe Maddon is no longer the manager of the Tampa Bay Rays according to Buster Olney of ESPN. Sources: Manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and is leaving the Tampa Bay Rays immediately. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) October 24, 2014 According to Jon Heyman, the […]

     
  • Andrew Friedman To Keep Don Mattingly As Dodgers Manager … For Now

    Andrew Friedman To Keep Don Mattingly As Dodgers Manager … For Now

    October 14, 2014 at 2:32 pm 14 comments

    With Andrew Friedman leaving the Tampa Bay Rays and joining the Los Angeles Dodgers as president of baseball operations, focus now to turns to Joe Maddon and whether Friedman will try to lure his now-former partner-in-crime to manager the Dodgers. According to Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, there […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Tuesday Morning Odds And Ends

    [THE HANGOVER] Tuesday Morning Odds And Ends

    October 14, 2014 at 7:56 am 0 comments

    It is starting to look more and more like Dave Martinez will miss out on another off-season of managerial openings and will be back with the Rays next year. The Diamondbacks have hired Chip Hale to be their next manager. Meanwhile, the Astros, the team that seemed like the perfect […]