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  • [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 […]

     
  • [ELIJAH DUKES] Elijah Dukes Is Now 3 Victories From Being Named Sports Human Of The Year

    [ELIJAH DUKES] Elijah Dukes Is Now 3 Victories From Being Named Sports Human Of The Year

    December 11, 2007 at 5:53 pm 1 comment

    Last month we mentioned that former Tampa Bay Rays outfielder (how nice is it to say those words?) Elijah Dukes was one of 16 finalists the “Sportshuman of the Year” (SHOTY) Tournament. For the second consecutive year, Deadspin is holding a tournament-style bracket featuring 16 of the most entertaining sports […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Try To Fill Roster Holes With Other Teams’ Non-Tender Trash

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays May Try To Fill Roster Holes With Other Teams’ Non-Tender Trash

    December 11, 2007 at 12:26 pm 8 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (65 days until pitchers and catchers report)Tomorrow (Dec. 12) is the non-tender deadline in baseball. Players with less than six years of experience must be offered contracts by tomorrow, or those players will automatically become free agents. This is an important date for the Rays on two […]

     
  • [MRS. PROFESSOR] Mrs. Professor Speaks! The Internets Will Never Be The Same

    [MRS. PROFESSOR] Mrs. Professor Speaks! The Internets Will Never Be The Same

    December 10, 2007 at 1:13 pm 2 comments

    Did you know that there is more to the internet than sports, porn and downloading stuff illegally? Or maybe you have wondered if a guy would grow boobs if he touches a woman’s birth control pill…No? You should. In the past we have mentioned Mrs. Professor from time to time. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Michael Barrett Is No Longer A Free Agent

    [THE HANGOVER] Michael Barrett Is No Longer A Free Agent

    December 10, 2007 at 11:41 am 1 comment

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)The Rays are in the market for a veteran catcher to backup or split time with Dioner Navarro. One possible target that was mentioned in numerous circles is Michael Barrett of the Padres, a free agent. At the end of last week, Barrett decided to accept arbitration […]

     
  • [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] […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Tampa Bay Rays Have Already Improved By 12 Games Over 2007

    [THE HANGOVER] Tampa Bay Rays Have Already Improved By 12 Games Over 2007

    December 6, 2007 at 10:36 am 0 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96) DEVIL RAYS WEBTOPIA… Here is an interesting mathematical projection of the Rays 2008 season. Just based on the upgrade in the rotation with the addition of Matt Garza and the upgrade in defense with the addition of Jason Bartlett, the Rays will give up 121 fewer […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The Price For Scott Kazmir Keeps Going Up

    [THE HANGOVER] The Price For Scott Kazmir Keeps Going Up

    December 5, 2007 at 9:54 am 4 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays (66-96)If the Rays want to sign Scott Kazmir to a long-term contract, they may want to do it sooner rather than later, because the price keeps going up. Jake Peavy signed a contract extension with the San Diego Padres that will guarantee him $65.5 million over the […]

     
  • [2008 ROSTER] The Professor’s Take On "Jake Takes On The Winter Meetings"

    [2008 ROSTER] The Professor’s Take On "Jake Takes On The Winter Meetings"

    December 4, 2007 at 1:37 pm 18 comments

    For the record: I have decided to break down this post written by Jacob Larsen of DRays Bay even before reading it, having no idea if I will agree or disagree with the points that have been made… Jake Larsen of DRays Bay takes on the role of Tampa Bay […]

     
  • [2008 ROSTER] The Professor’s Take On "Jake Takes On The Winter Meetings"

    [2008 ROSTER] The Professor’s Take On "Jake Takes On The Winter Meetings"

    December 4, 2007 at 1:37 pm 10 comments

    For the record: I have decided to break down this post written by Jacob Larsen of DRays Bay even before reading it, having no idea if I will agree or disagree with the points that have been made… Jake Larsen of DRays Bay takes on the role of Tampa Bay […]