Daniel Russell


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.


Season Preview 2014: Jeremy Hellickson

Jeremy Hellickson was on the mic at FanFest for Rays Radio, and was asked by Steve Carney and Tom Krasniqi about his recent elbow surgery. The surgery, to remove loose bodies in the elbow, is one...

Evan Longoria stars in 30 video series on hitting techniques

Evan Longoria and sports equipment company SKLZ are posting a 30-video series this month on hitting techniques, most of which have been focused on particular warm ups and a player's mindset thus far. There will be 30 videos in total, and if you find it interesting to learn more about the development techniques and thought process of our star Third Baseman, you're welcome to check it out.

Dan Szymborski's Electoral Brawllege

Who do you have moving through? Full resolution bracket here.

Replacing Hellickson: The argument for Erik Bedard

After Hellickson was prescribed elbow surgery, I sifted through the available starting pitching market and identified two free agent names I thought would be a great acquisition for the Rays. One...

MLBAM to release defense tracking data!

FIELDf/x: This changes EVERYTHING.

Recently traded Todd Glaesmann retires

Outfield prospect Todd Glaesmann, named the Rays 2012 minor league  player of the year, was the only player sent to the Diamondbacks to complete the Ryan Hanigan trade. Team Sent Received A...

Rays Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

The Rays will play their first Spring Training game this afternoon, but the only way to listen in will be on, through Baltimore's radio feed. It can be confusing where to find the Rays...

Rays Picture Day Gems

Wednesday was Picture Day, and you might have already noticed Michael's use of a certain smiling face: Kirby Yates is just really excited to be here, you guys. Let's look for some other stand...

The State and Future of Pitch-Framing Research

Pitch framing is a common topic of conversation at DRaysBay, but it's not common knowledge for everyone. Whether you are new to the concept of quantifying a catcher's framing of the strikezone, or a seasoned sabermatrician, this article by friend-of-the-site Bradley Woodrum is well worth your time.

The Rays Tank: Zobrist update; Myers to be on MTV

Camp concludes ahead of The Rays Charity Golf Tournament this afternoon.

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