TPR Exclusive: The Third Reason to Love the Karns-Miller Trade

When the Rays dealt promising mid-rotation pitcher Nate Karns they did so because they felt they were getting something really special at a position of need. Follow me down the well as I dig deep and look hard at new Ray Brad Miller’s offensive profile.

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TPR Exclusive: Hank Conger Comes to the Rays

At the brink of the non-tender deadline the Rays were able to pull a potentially useful piece for practically nothing. If used correctly Conger could be exactly what the doctor ordered for a lineup that was stuck in the mud against righties just this past season. The trick will be finding a way to let him feast on fastballs.

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TPR Exclusive: Part 2 of the Karns-Miller Trade

In part two I focus on Logan Morrison. Everything you ever wanted to know about the man they call LoMo. Click here to read all about it.

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TPR Exclusive: Why Trading Nate Karns Was a Good Idea

With the recent trade of Nathan Karns to the Mariners the Rays are parting with what could be a very solid piece. However, I have my reservations that Karns will be the guy that the M’s think they are acquiring. To read all about it head over to The Process Report.

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TPR Exclusive: Kiermaier is Crawford, Crawford is Kiermaier

There are many similarities between Carl Crawford and Kevin Kiermaier at this young juncture in their careers. At KK’s age Crawford had already secured his first fortune due to a brilliant contract extension offered by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Will deja vu strike again? Follow the bread crumbs over to The Process Report to see what that sort of deal might look like.

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TPR Exclusive: Evan Longoria’s Contract

While Evan Longoria’s massive six-year, $100M extension hasn’t even started yet that hasn’t stopped some folks from thinking it will be an albatross deal that has the potential to sink the team’s future prospects. I think he’ll provide good value for the next several years before the team looks to cash him in for future value.

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