Tag Archives: Dan Wheeler

Meltdowns and Shut downs for Rays Relievers

If you’re reading this, then you’re probably aware of how silly it is to analyze a reliever based on Saves and Blown Saves.  Instead of being snarky about it, better men go out and try to develop ways to look … Continue reading

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Wheeler Signs With Boston

Boston Globe’s Gordon Edes is reporting on Twitter that Rhode Island native Dan Wheeler is going back north to join his childhood team and Carl Crawford as a member of the Boston Red Sox. When Joel Peralta was brought in … Continue reading

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Hide All Sharp Objects

The Rays bullpen was an epic disaster in 2007 – one of the worst in the past 50 years of baseball at that time. Conversely, the bullpen was arguably the most consistent part of the 2010 American League East champions’ … Continue reading

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Polar Opposites

Earlier this week, the Rays declined the options of both Willy Aybar and Dan Wheeler. The move made Wheeler a free agent as the club is likely unwilling to offer him arbitration but it does not rule out Wheeler’s return … Continue reading

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Howell Unlikely to Start Season

Despite beating the Yankees yesterday to go 12-4 on the Grapefruit League season, not all of the news yesterday was good.  It was learned yesterday that J.P. Howell is not going to be ready to start the season and could … Continue reading

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A Proposed Solution

This story from FakeTeams got me thinking this morning about what the Rays would have to do to acquire Adrian Gonzalez.  Yes, the Rays have a very popular first baseman in Carlos Pena but he is also in the last … Continue reading

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