Archive for December, 2014

  • Stuart Sternberg: Rays Will Be At The Trop At Least 5 More Years

    Stuart Sternberg: Rays Will Be At The Trop At Least 5 More Years

    December 9, 2014 at 2:14 pm 1 comment

    Earlier today, Stuart Sternberg was a guest on the MLB Network’s “High Heat,” and was asked about a number of topics including the new agreement that would allow the Rays to buy their way out of their contract with the city of St. Pete to use Tropicana Field. Sternberg was […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 9, 2014 at 8:23 am 2 comments

    Marc Topkin has more on the Rays’ search for a new bench coach which turns out may not be a bench coach at all. One possibility being considered is to just hire another coach with somebody on the staff already moving to the bench. Topkin says one candidate to move […]

     
  • The Price For The Rays To Get Out Of The Trop Contract Is A Lot Smaller Than We Feared

    The Price For The Rays To Get Out Of The Trop Contract Is A Lot Smaller Than We Feared

    December 8, 2014 at 6:00 pm 11 comments

    $20 million. That’s the most the Rays would have to pay to get of their contract with the city of St. Pete for using Tropicana Field. The Rays have reached an agreement with the city of St. Petersburg that will allow the Rays to explore potential stadium sites in Hillsborough […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 8, 2014 at 9:09 am 0 comments

    We discussed this over the weekend at our Facebook page, but now that Kevin Cash is the manager of the Rays, the next interesting question is who will be his bench coach. In theory, you would like a guy with managerial experience since Cash has none. But you have to […]

     
  • 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. […]

     
  • Rays Hire 36-Year-Old Kevin Cash To Be Manager

    Rays Hire 36-Year-Old Kevin Cash To Be Manager

    December 5, 2014 at 1:55 pm 12 comments

    Kevin Cash is the new manager of the Tampa Bay Rays according to several media outlets. Ken Rosenthal was the first to report. Cash, who will turn 37 tomorrow, is just three weeks older than Grant Balfour and most recently served as the bullpen coach for the Cleveland Indians. The […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 5, 2014 at 8:43 am 1 comment

    The big news coming out of the Rays Camp is that Raul Ibanez has withdrawn his name for consideration to be the next Rays manager, saying he wants to spend more time with his family according to the Tampa Bay Times. This leaves Don Wakamatsu and Kevin Cash as the […]

     
  • Sean Rodriguez Traded To The Pirates

    Sean Rodriguez Traded To The Pirates

    December 1, 2014 at 10:29 am 7 comments

    Sean Rodriguez has been traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for a player to be named later and cash according to the Tampa Bay Rays. Rodriguez was already on the way out from the team, having been designated for assignment last week. The Rays had ten days to work […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 1, 2014 at 9:10 am 3 comments

    Will Hobson of the Tampa Bay Times has a fascinating and sad story about a local homeless program that appears to have taken advantage of local homeless people by having them work without pay at local sporting events. The Tampa Bay Rays are one of the teams accused of using […]