The value of a run
"Pitching is 75 percent of baseball- or 70 percent, or 90, or any other high number that pops into the head of the speaker."
Mets intend to find trade for Lucas Duda or Ike Davis at the Winter Meetings
The Mets have received quite a bit of interest in both of these players this winter, and it seems as though they could deal the one who fetches the largest return.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
So Long, Sam Fuld
Oct 7, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Sam Fuld scores a run during the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox in game three of the American League divisional series at Tropicana Field.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Motor City Bengals
It's a Wonderful Life, Dave Dombrowski
With all the flak that Dave Dombrowski has been getting over the poor return that he has gotten for Doug Fister it's time for a little bit of a retrospective.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
How Serious Are the Rays About Mark Ellis?
A rumor came into the news today that seems quite curious to many. According to Ken Rosenthal , the Tampa Bay Rays are one of three teams interested in free agent second baseman Mark Ellis along with the Kansas City Royals and Ellis' former team, the Los Angeles Dodgers .
Latest, relevant infielder rumors for Dec. 4
If the Rays sign Ellis, I wonder if that means they'll try and trade OF Matt Joyce .
Foster's Daily Democrat
Fuld finds himself a free agent
Durham native Sam Fuld is a free agent after the Tampa Bay Rays failed to tender the 32-year-old outfielder a contract by Monday's deadline.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
New York Mets and Tampa Bay Rays Could Make Great Trade Partners
With the MLB Winter Meetings less than a week away, the baseball offseason is about to get kicked into full gear.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Rays non-tender Sam Fuld
Outfielder Sam Fuld knew a poor 2013 season could lead to being non-tendered by the Rays, but that didn't make it any easier to take when he got official word Monday that he was being cut loose.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Kings of Kauffman
The Tampa Bay Rays Could Help the Royals Again
Sep 24, 2013; Bronx, NY, USA; Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Matt Joyce hits a home run in the first inning of MLB game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Greatest Moment In Marlins History: #122 Citrus Series
May 28, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich forces out Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Matt Joyce and throws the ball to first for a double play during the seventh inning at Tropicana Field.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Should the Rays pursue Mitch Moreland?
The Rangers acquisition of Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler yesterday evening does not necessarily make last year's starting first baseman Mitch Moreland expendable, but it does make him available.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Brewers more likely to trade Ryan Braun than Norichika Aoki
There is a better chance the Brewers trade OF Ryan Braun for Mets 1B Ike Davis than deal OF Norichika Aoki , according to people familiar with the team's thinking.
A Creative Solution for the Tampa Bay Rays At First Base
With James Loney being a free agent, the Tampa Bay Rays are currently evaluating where they stand at the first base position.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
MLB Trade Rumors: Will Ike Davis Be with the New York Mets in 2014?
New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis has been the topic of various MLB trade rumors this offseason.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Rays will use a DH rotation
Edgar Martinez's and David Ortiz 's Hall of Fame cases often get bogged down in "they're only part-time players" and "anyone can just DH" arglebargle.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Tampa Bay Online
Rays Beat: DH rotation likely part of '14 plan
Absent from the Tampa Bay Rays' to-do list this winter is finding a designated hitter, which might be a sign the team has come to grips with the reality that it usually whiffs in that search.
St. Petersburg Times
Exploring Rays' offseason possibilities
Their plan is flexible, in that they don't necessarily target one specific player to fill a hole but profile the type of player they want and adjust to different options.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Rays not planning offseason shopping spree
Discussions about potentially trading ace David Price, and any hints about which way they're leaning, are strictly a private matter among Rays officials.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Tampa Bay Rays Position by Position Breakdown: Left Field
After being a Chicago Cub to start the season, DeJesus was traded to the Nationals on August 19th.