This very site that you are reading right this second has advocated for righty bats as long as the offseason has existed. Top targets for this analyst include Chris Carter and Franklin Gutierrez. You can scratch that second name off the list. With the Rays signing Rickie Weeks Jr. they have effectively gotten Franklin Gutierrez […]
The last time I did one of these the Rays traded Jake McGee and German Marquez to the Colorado Rockies for Corey Dickerson, the subject of that particular sales pitch. This day I come before you a man with a vision. I cannot merely tell you about what I have seen. Oh no, that would […]
The Rays acquired pitching prospect Jose De Leon from the Dodgers last night in exchange for Logan Forsythe and my immediate reaction was excitement. Logan Forsythe is a very underrated player who has been a key cog for the Rays the past two seasons. Jason did a great job analyzing him and what the Rays […]
Blake Snell made his major league debut for the Rays in 2016 and pitched pretty well. The former top left-handed pitching prospect showed off an impressive four pitch arsenal. He made 19 starts overall and put up some pretty decent numbers: Blake Snell 2016 Stats A few things jump out to me particularly. For starters, […]
Kevin Kiermaier set career highs in both his walk rate and his on base percentage while still missing a good chunk of time recovering from his hand injury. Previously, we have looked at his diet plan, how he stuck with it, and Hanselman took a deeper dive into what was happening on Kiermaier’s 2016 player […]
Danny Farquhar has been on the RDU to TPA Delta Shuttle quite a bit this season, but has been up to stay since August 7th. However, this time around, something has changed.
The Rays rather unceremoniously, if not harshly, dumped Desmond Jennings over the weekend. The move in and of itself was not surprising, but it also is yet another reminder of a large organizational problem.
The summer has been full of dog days, but Brad Miller has been a tremendous bright spot at the plate.
Who are we to pretend we know more than two Hall of Fame pitchers? The issue Pedro points out is a problem, but it is not the only problem.