Tag Archives: Manny Ramirez


Much was made last season about the Rays’ approach as they tended to work deep into counts that seemingly often resulted in a walk or a strikeout. After all, the club did lead the American League in both categories last … Continue reading

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Shields and Manny

James Shields discusses his first day facing live batters and watch Shields face Manny Ramirez at full speed. Videos courtesy of @RaysPressBox

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Longo/Ramirez or Ramirez/Longo?

Roger Mooney of TBO had a story yesterday that addressed the batting order in a few places yesterday. Several quotes jumped out to me: As for batting in front of Ramirez, Longoria said it doesn’t matter.¬†“Of course I’d like to … Continue reading

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Runs Created 2008-2010

Runs Created is a statistic created by the legendary Bill James. He explains it as: With regard to an offensive player, the first key question is how many¬†runs have resulted from what he has done with the bat and on … Continue reading

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Roster Move Explanation

MLB.com is officially showing both Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez as signed which put the Rays 40 man roster two spots over the legal limit. Sometime today, the club will announce the names of two players that will be designated … Continue reading

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