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Daniel Russell

  • joined Dec 03, 2010
  • last login Apr 16, 2014
  • posts 581
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Danny is a product of the space coast, a graduate from the Florida State University, the grandson of a depression era pitcher, and the son of a south-sider from Chicago.

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Is time running out for a David Price trade?

The Rays are approaching the presumed deadline for trading David Price.

Rays sign Wilson Betemit to MiLB deal

The Rays have signed Wilson Betemit to a minor league deal, according to Jon Heyman, in a deal that will at the very least, improve the Rays' depth against right handed pitchers. wilson betemit...

Kevin Kiermaier, future CF for the Tampa Bay Rays

Recently lauded by Baseball Prospectus and Baseball America as one of the organization's top ten prospects, the Rays' speedy center fielder agreed to talk with DRaysBay about his career thus far, and his excitement for the coming season.

Keith Law ranks 3 Rays prospects in his Top-100

Including Hak-Ju Lee and Nick Ciuffo.

MLB.com's Top 100 tabs three Rays prospects

Jake Odorizzi, Hak-Ju Lee, and Taylor Guerrieri named in lower 50; catcher Nick Ciuffo on the outside looking in.

Possible Stadium location developing Channelside

Meanwhile, Tampa's best stadium financing option is in jeopardy.

Rays call press conference! PANIC!

Here's what we know. The Rays have called a press conference for 4:15 this afternoon to make "a significant baseball-related announcement," and Stu Sternberg, Matt Silverman, and Joe Maddon will be...

Rays finalize Forsythe-Torres trade

The team diversified risk by acquiring similar players, while swapping sexy prospects for safer ones.

Mapping Out A David Price Extension

What would it take for David Price to sign a long term deal with the Tampa Bay Rays? Five years? Six? Seven? How much per year, $25M? Price seems excited to remain a Ray. What would a couple more...

Is Logan Forsythe another Sean Rodriguez?

Yes, very much so.

On David Price and $14M

With a sky high asking price in the style of the Shields-Myers trade, the Rays have not been willing to trade David Price thus far in the off-season, and were approaching an court hearing with...

Rays Settle all 2014 Arbitration Cases

Updating as news breaks ahead of the 1:00 deadline for teams and players to file. Using the current roster, the Rays had eight arbitration eligible players this off-season, including the newly...

Tampa Mayor: baseball in St. Pete a "failed model"

Interviewed this morning at 6:30 AM on WDAE, the mayor of Tampa Bob Buckhorn described himself "as committed as can be" to the Tampa Bay Rays, who he called "a regional asset." ... we've got to...

Rays avoid arbitration with Price

Unexpected news! #Rays and Price agree on $14 million 1 year deal to avoid arbitration — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) January 16, 2014 Price was projected at $13.1M this offseason, and...

Rays release 2014 game schedule and times

The Rays have released the official 2014 schedule with game times. This year's schedule is not kind for drawing stronger attendance, as Opening Day's usual Monday Matinee will again be against...

Jeremy Hellickson and Men on Base

Once a FIP-beater -- a pitcher who consistently outperformed expectations with a remarkably low ERA compared to defense independent stats -- Jeremy Hellickson's 2013 season suffered from a drop in...

Longoria Swings Babe Ruth's Bat

The face of the franchise paid a visit to Keith Olbermann in Times Square this week, for a visit to his show hosted on ESPN2. During their discussion about the place of baseball history in the...

Sale to be reinstated; Sands clears waivers

The Rays are set to officially welcome two high ceiling bats to the minor leagues in 2014.

Rays to sign Jayson Nix on MiLB deal

After playing for the Blue Jays in 2011, and the Yankees in 2012 and 2013, the former first round pick by the Rockies has elected to stay in the AL East and is reportedly set to sign a minor league...

How the Rays offense improved BAbip in 2013

Last off-season I had serious concerns that the Rays had a problem with luck. For two seasons, the Rays had out performed their in-play batting average by posting offensive metrics above league...

DRaysBay's Favorite Moments of 2013

To usher in the new year, the DRaysBay writing staff has been discussing favorite moments of the year. Here's some of the highlights of what stood out as the most memorable moment of 2013. Michael...

Rays claim LHRP Pedro Figueroa

According to Ken Rosenthal, the Rays have claimed left handed relief pitcher Pedro Figueroa off release waivers from the Athletics. The Domincan southpaw has 24 major league appearances over the...

The Rays Tank: DRaysBay's 2013 in Review

Featuring our most and least read articles, and the top-5 commenters of 2013.

The Rays Tank: Price Poll, Rocco Love

Happy New Year, Rays fans!

Who is Jerry Sands?

Jerry Sands has been nomadic over the past year or so. Originally drafted by the Dodgers in the 25th round and primarily a first baseman, Sands found his way to the major league level in 2011 as an...

Rays release Leslie Anderson

and the Jerry Sands claim gains perspective.

Rays doctor vouches for Balfour, team interested

Baltimore doctors stop the Balfour signing, but the Rays might disagree.

Gimenez claimed by Oakland off waivers

Rays fail to sneak Gimenez through waivers.

Evan Longoria interviews cast of Anchorman 2

Evan Longoria spent some time at the MLB Fan Cave, chilling with huge Rays fan Baxter the dog, and got the opportunity to interview the cast of this month's upcoming movie Anchorman 2. Longo...

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