Mark Topkin produced another good Sunday column though I continue to find his news and tidbits section much more satisfying for the minor stuff that even we don't hear about.
The main chunk is about the Rays pursuing bullpen help via trade (of course) using players such as Jorge Cantu as bait. The Rays Rumblings section provided some delightful tidbits...
At least I can sleep at night now, knowing Naimoli feels the franchise he successfully built is in good hands.
And coinciding with Marc Lancaster's nicely written article on how there is no clear choice for the number one selection, Topkin re-enforces Lancaster's sublte hint that the DRO is thinking 'The Price is Right' (that line is around to stay through, and after June everyone...) by giving us the following:
Somewhere Patrick does backflips.
And finally the only other interesting tidbit that stood out to me (other than the new turf being in by Fanfest, Feb. 24) is this:
So...he's had 2 (Paul will be the third arb hearings in Rays' history) and he's sadly going to go 0-2...seems like a typical Josh Paul day.