Archive for the ‘Tampa Bay Rays’ Category

Thursday, February 3, 2011 Day in Review

February 3, 2011

Andy Pettitte to Announce Retirement on Friday

Pettitte Retirement Leaves Yankees Exploring Availability of Left-handed Starters!/Ken_Rosenthal/status/33503913839

Is Mark Cuban Interested in Buying Stake in Mets?

Kevin Millwood Reportedly Looking for $4-$5 Million for 2011!/Buster_ESPN/stat

Royals to Sign Pedro Feliz to Minor League Deal

White Sox to Sign Lastings Milledge to Minor League Deal

Nationals to Sign Laynce Nix to Minor League Deal

Bobby Kielty Signs Minor League Deal with Padres

Orioles to Sign Randy Winn to Minor League Deal with Spring Training Invite

Rays Sign Juan Cruz to Minor League Deal


Wednesday, February 2, 2011 Day in Review

February 2, 2011

New York Mets Looked into Trading Carlos Beltran to Angels.

Hong-Chih Kuo Agrees to 1-Year $2.75 Million Contract with Dodgers

Jermaine Dye Says he Won’t Accept Minor League Deal for 2011

Rays Sign Felipe Lopez to Minor League Deal

Yankees Acquire Justin Maxwell from Nationals

Dodgers Sign Merkin Valdez to Minor League Deal

Red Sox Sign 4 Players to Minor League Deals

Astros Sign 4 Players to Minor League Deals


Tuesday, February 1, 2011 Day in Review

February 1, 2011

Tampa Bay Rays Finalize Deals with Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon.

Chipper Jones Says He Will be Ready for Opening Day

Andy Pettitte to Pitch in 2011 According to his Friends?!/SI_JonHeyman/status/325140

Jeremy Bonderman will Not Return to Detroit Tigers.

Mark Kotsay Expected to Sign with Brewers



Saturday January 29, 2011 Day in Review

January 29, 2011

Albert Pujols Will Reportedly Veto Any Trade in 2011

Troy Glaus will Reportedly Sit Out Start of 2011 Season

Jim Edmonds Expected to Retire

Baltimore Orioles Reportedly Made Best and Final Offer to Vladimir Guerrero!/Buster_ESPN/status/31365305984876544

Bryce Harper Aiming for September Call Up

Mark Teahen Determined to Reclaim Starting Job with White Sox

Indians, Royals and Yankees Reportedly Interested in Kevin Millwood!/SI_JonHeyman/status/31369099648962560

Rays Finalize $2.6 Million Deal With Kyle Farnsworth

Jason Isringhausen to Throw for Reds in Arizona

Mike Napoli Signs $5.8 Million Extension with Texas Rangers

Frank Francisco Signs 1-Year $4 Million Deal with Blue Jays

Reds Reportedly Near Deal with Edinson Volquez

Rodrigo Lopez Reportedly Considering Offers from Rockies, Mets and Braves!/jaysonst/status/31471815519903744

Friday January 28, 2011 Day in Review

January 28, 2011

Lance Berkman Makes Controversial Comments About Texas Rangers

Oakland A’s trying to trade for Chone Figgins?

Joe Beimel Signs Minor League Deal with Pirates

New York Mets Reportedly Having Financial Problems and May be Looking for Investors

Freddy Sanchez Hopes to be Ready for Regular Season for Giants

Indians not Considering Trading Grady Sizemore or Fausto Carmona

Tampa Rays Sign Casey Kotchman

Angels Invite Mike Trout to Spring Training.

Dodgers Sign Mike MacDougal to Minor League Contract

Justin Duchscherer Throws for Orioles and “Mystery Team”

Toronto Blue Jays Sign Jason Fraser to $3.5 Million Deal

Wednesday January 26, 2011 Day in Review

January 26, 2011

Rocco Baldelli Announces Retirement

Nationals Trying to Trade for Grady Sizemore and Fausto Carmona ?

Albert Pujols Reportedly Want $300 Million Deal from St. Louis Cardinals

Colorado Rockies Interested in David Bush and Rodrigo Lopez?

Mike Maroth Retires

New York Yankees Sign Bartolo Colon to Minor League Deal

Sandy Alderson Does Not Rule Out Mets Signing R.A. Dickey to Multi Year Deal

Johnny Cueto Avoids Aribtration Signs 4 Year Deal with Reds

Yankees Reportedly Offer Andy Pettitte Yankees 1-year $12 million Contract

Los Angeles Angels and Jared Weaver Open Contract Extension Talks.

John Maine Throwing Bullpen Sessions Hoping for 2011 Contract Offers!/Ken_Rosenthal/status/30459779239383040

Tuesday, January 25, 2011. Day in Review

January 25, 2011

Derek Jeter to the Outfield in the Future?

Cubs to sign Todd Wellemeyer

Potential Buyer for the Los Angeles Dodgers?

Tigers may Offer Bonderman Minor league Deal

Rays to Invite Tim Beckham to Spring Training

Mike Napoli Traded to Rangers for Frank Francisco

Milton Bradley will be Given Chance to Compete for Starting Job

Orioles Interested in Vladimir Guerrero?

Kevin Slowey Avoids Arbitration with Minnesota Twins

Orioles Interested in Justin Duchscherer?

Red Sox Explored Trade for Jose Bautista.

Astros Wandy Rodriguez to Contract Extension

Friday December 24, 2010 Day in Review

December 25, 2010

Brad Hawpe to Sign with Padres

Mets will Give D.J Carrasco Change to Earn 5th Spot in Rotation

Johnny Damon Reportedly has Three Suitors

Giants Sign Guillermo Mota to Minor League Deal

December 19, 2010

Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes is reporting the Giants have signed Guilermo Mota to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.

Mota had a decent year in 2010 for the Giants posting a 4.33 ERA and 1.315 WHIP in 56 appearances. If he makes the team his role would probably be limited to an innings eating middle reliever.

The Rays also had reportedly expressed interest in Mota.

Dan Wheeler Signs with Red Sox

December 18, 2010

The Boston Globe is reporting the Red Sox have signed Dan Wheeler to a 1 year deal for three million. The  deal has a vesting option for 2012 if Wheeler makes 65 appearances and He will earn an additional 250,000 if he reaches 75 appearances. With the additional of Wheeler and Booby Jenks he Boston looks to be much improved going into 2011.