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Matt Garza Trade Reviews

I have been in Minneapolis all day today for a same-day work trip so I while I have been traveling, some of my favorite people have been writing some excellent reactions to the trade today. Here are my favorite pieces … Continue reading

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Garza and the Rangers

If you think what the Brewers paid to get Greinke could depress the expectations of the Rays and Indians as they test Matt Garza’s and Fausto Carmona’s market value, think again. Those two just got more difficult to pry loose. … Continue reading

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Bartlett Trade Update

Just came across a solid catch by @RaysRenegade on Twitter – one of the two pitchers in the everlasting Bartlett trade talks is on the disabled list in Mexico. Cesar Ramos is pitching in the Mexican League for Hermosillo and … Continue reading

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Rays Acquire Qualls

Late last night, the Rays acquired Chad Qualls for a player to be named later and assumed all of the remaining $1.6m of his salary. It is too bad that Qualls does not still play for the Astros as maybe … Continue reading

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The Right Move and the Wrong Move

Last night, the baseball box scores reminded me of two moves the Rays have made in the past 24 months that directly affect where the club sits today. Both moves brought strong arguments from both sides when they were made … Continue reading

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Crawford, Rays End Talks

The Rays had to at least make the effort but the result was as predictable because many just do not appreciate how much of a bargain Carl Crawford has been for the Rays in his career here. In 2005, he … Continue reading

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