Tag Archives: Hank Blalock

Roster Decisions Looming

Depth is a wonderful thing to have on a contending team and the Rays do indeed have it. As well as the team has played this season, they have done most of it without two guys that were penciled in … Continue reading

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Burrell Gone?

Maybe there was something to last night’s observation that Hank Blalock was not in the lineup for the Durham Bulls despite the fact the club was facing a right-handed pitcher. DRaysBay is reporting this morning that Blalock is on his … Continue reading

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Blalock Forces Rays Hand

Marc Topkin reports tonight that Hank Blalock will be exercising his out clause in his contract within the next week. The Rays would then have 3 options: call up Blalock (and demote Sean Rodriguez or release Pat Burrell), trade Blalock, … Continue reading

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Shut Up and Put Up

The Rays are off to an excellent start in Spring Training. Sean Rodriguez is hitting everything in sight, Jeremy Hellickson is striking out everything in sight, and the club is on a seven game winning streak after defeating the Red … Continue reading

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Blalock is a Ray

Boras newsbreaker Jon Heyman tells us on Twitter the minor league deal is for $925,000 with another $350,000 in incentives. My guess is that there is a promise date in the clause that if he’s not up by a certain … Continue reading

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Rays Close On Blalock?

Marc Topkin tells us the Rays are close to inking Hank Blalock to a minor league deal and I have already heard some rumblings that the ink is drying. Either way, I love the fact that it is a minor … Continue reading

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