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  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 9, 2015 at 10:21 am 10 comments

    Former Rays pitcher James Shields has agreed to a contract with the San Diego Padres according to several reports. The deal is reportedly worth approximately $75 million over four years with a 5th-year option. Shields was considered one of the top three free agents available and there were some early […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 5, 2015 at 8:35 am 7 comments

    Grant Balfour has been inducted into the Australian Baseball Hall of Fame despite still being an active player. According to Baseball Australia, Balfour’s “inevitable induction” was moved up so that his ailing father could witness this ceremony. Congrats to Balf. THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… The Rays have confirmed the signings […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    February 2, 2015 at 9:38 am 6 comments

    The Rays are close to adding two more veterans with minor league contracts and invitations to Spring Training. According to Marc Topkin, the Rays have already signed 32-year-old reliever Ronald Belisario who was recently waived by the White Sox. The right-handed Belisario had a 5.56 ERA in 62 appearances in […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    January 30, 2015 at 8:54 am 4 comments

    Last year we spent a lot of time talking about how the Rays prefer pitchers that throw their fastballs up in the strikezone and encourage their pitchers to do so. For example, Drew Smyly was asked to throw more high fastballs after being acquired from the Tigers and the result […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    January 29, 2015 at 10:53 am 3 comments

    We have our second 2015 projection and this one is better than the last, with PECOTA projecting the Rays to win 86 games, tied for the Red Sox for the best team in the AL East. We previously looked at Fangraphs, which has the Rays projected to win 83 games. […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    January 28, 2015 at 10:19 am 2 comments

    24 Days until pitchers and catchers report! THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… Broadcaster Dewayne Staats broke some ribs in a boating accident. [TampaBay.com] The Rays and the city of St. Pete are once again negotiating. [MyFoxTampaBay.com] Hillsborough County has hired a law firm with “extensive ties to Major League Baseball.” [TampaBay.com] […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    January 26, 2015 at 9:36 am 6 comments

    Below is a video on Rays’ catching prospect Justin O’Conner, taken with the 31st pick of the first round in 2010. O’Conner started to finally show promise with the bat in 2014. But more importantly, O’Conner is still considered a top-flight defensive prospect and has one of the best throwing […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    January 22, 2015 at 10:27 am 3 comments

    Former Tampa Bay Rays infielder Jared Sandberg, the nephew of Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg, has been named the new manager of the Durham Bulls, the Rays’ triple-A affiliate. Sandberg replaces Charlie Montoyo who has been promoted to the big leagues and will serve on Kevin Cash’s staff with the […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    January 20, 2015 at 9:36 am 2 comments

    In what is always one of the most overrated moments of the off-season, the Rays reached contract agreements with all eight of their arbitration-eligible players. These players, Alex Cobb, Logan Forsythe, John Jaso, Desmond Jennings, Kevin Jespen, Jake McGee, Rene Rivera, and Drew Smyly, were all going to play for […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    January 15, 2015 at 8:30 am 14 comments

    Here is an interesting twist to the Ben Zobrist-Yunel Escobar trade with the Oakland A’s. Escobar has now been traded to the Washington Nationals for Tyler Clippard. That is mildly interesting since Escobar will be replacing Asdrubal Cabrera, who signed with the Rays, meaning Escobar will play second base. But […]