Tag Archives: Reid Brignac


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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Player Preview: Reid Brignac

With the departure of the the best shortstop in team history, Reid Brignac has finally Dougie’d his way into a starting postion on the Tampa Bay Rays.  I like Reid because we share a birthday, he can barely speak English, and … Continue reading

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The Future is Now: A Look at Matt Joyce, Reid Brignac, & Sean Rodriguez

So far we have looked at Evan Longoria, Carl Crawford, James Shields, B. J. Upton, and Nolan Reimold.  Now let’s take a look at a few guys that could be the next wave of core guys for the Rays.  Each … Continue reading

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Shields on the Block?

Remember the mantra when reading any off-season news with the Rays: They do not publicize anything Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe mentioned this over the weekend: Expect most of Tampa Bay’s fine bullpen to be gone, especially closer Rafael Soriano, … Continue reading

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News and Notes (9/4)

I apologize for the article format but I am currently laid up with a severe case of tonsillitis and barely have the energy to get out of bed. I had to make the trip to Dallas yesterday to work the National … Continue reading

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BHSN: Organizational Depth Paying Off

Before the season, many of the prognosticators had the Tampa Bay Rays picked to finish third in the American League East. Most said the defending champion New York Yankees only got stronger by adding Curtis Granderson and Javier Vazquez, and the … Continue reading

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