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Sayonara, Brandon Allen

Rays have sold Allen's contract to the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of the Japanese League as reported by TBO.com's Roger Mooney.

Update on Evan Longoria's Injury

(jump to the 9:00 mark) ESPN's Stephania Bell discussed Evan Longoria's situation with Nate Ravitz on ESPN's Fantasy Focus Baseball Podcast. Bell is a physical therapist and is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist and a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

Jay Jaffe on James Shields's Trade Value

Some nice info here as we get closer to the trade deadline.

It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Angels are talking to the Tampa Bay Rays about right-hander...

It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Angels are talking to the Tampa Bay Rays about right-hander James Shields. But the Angels also are interested in some of the Rays’ other available pitchers, including right-hander Wade Davis, major-league sources say."

Ken Rosenthal on the latest rumor. This would be the second such team I've heard about looking at both pitchers. For my money, Rosenthal is the best in the business on this type of reporting.

Finally, the Rays will wait another few days before deciding whether to market James Shields and...

Finally, the Rays will wait another few days before deciding whether to market James Shields and others. But executives of two clubs that spoke with them both believe "they're turning the corner in that direction." But it isn't just Shields who is likely to get dealt. They've "got a big market for Wade Davis," said one exec.

Jayson Stark on the latest rumblings

Change of pitching plans for #Angels: Santana will not start Friday vs. #Rays so he can get some...

Change of pitching plans for #Angels: Santana will not start Friday vs. #Rays so he can get some power bullpen sessions in"

smoke?

New Frontiers for Baseball

A financial and baseball analysis of possible new destinations for the A's and Rays in Latin America.

Had Fred McGriff Played In The "Second Deadball Era" Rather Than The Steroid Era He'd Already Be In The Hall of Fame

Article uses Baseball Reference tools to take a look at how Fred McGriff's career & Hall of Fame candidacy would have played out had he spent his career playing in the 1960's & 70's rather than the Steroid Era. Article also includes comparisons to HOFers Willie McCovey, Willie Stargell, & Billy Williams.

Night out with the Stone Crabs

Didn't see a minor league recap for last night, but I just wanted to throw out some pics I took from Friday's Stone Crabs game. The biggest revelation was Derek Dietrich's walkup song is "In The Air Tonight" by Phil Collins. But the dude was a double shy of the cycle, so I will not have his musical taste mocked.

"@JimBowdenESPNxm Rumors swirling around Angels stadium of a Richards, Hellweg,Kendrick +package...

"@JimBowdenESPNxm Rumors swirling around Angels stadium of a Richards, Hellweg,Kendrick +package deal for Shields&Zobrist...conversation only at this point" I'm going to be sick.... Also prepare for a prolonged Matsui as Luke Scott is headed to the 15 day DL with an oblique strain.

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