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The Rays Tank: 'Tis the Season for Giving

Archer hands out turkeys, while Price sits down for dinner.

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What does a Rookie of the Year candidate spend his day doing around the holidays? Chris Archer threw on an apron and handed out Butterball turkeys in his hometown, just in time for Thanksgiving.

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David Price hosted his semi-annual Project One Four "Dinner with David & Friends" in Murfreesboro, TN last night. Ben Zobrist was also in attendance, along with Sonny Gray and Pedro Alvarez.

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DP even opened up his own wallet at the event, purchasing a Matt Harvey jersey.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Thanks <a href="">@MattHarvey33</a> I donated your jersey to my foundation and I just bought it back!! You&#39;re expensive brotha...</p>&mdash; David Price (@DAVIDprice14) <a href="">November 22, 2013</a></blockquote>

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If you’re in the Tennessee area, Price will also be attending a charity bowling tournament this Saturday. Details can be found at the event page here.

Mark your calendars for February 1st and keep an eye out for more details to come soon for the Dinner with David Price and Friends at the Trop next year. It’s always a fun event to attend!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>In Murfreesboro, TN supporting <a href="">@DAVIDprice14</a> dinner for a great cause. Remember every1 ours in Tampa, Feb. 1st! Be on lookout 4 more info.</p>&mdash; Ted Williams Museum (@TWmuseum) <a href="">November 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Buster Olney reported yesterday that the Rays are close to a two-year deal with Jose Molina. No surprise that when there’s a hot stove involved, Molina is first in line to get his share.


-With the news of Michael Weiner’s passing yesterday, MLB players took to Twitter to remember the head of the players union. Commissioner Selig released this statement in memory of Weiner.

-The Royals had a MAJOR baseball announcement yesterday. They signed Jason Vargas to a four-year deal (and didn’t give up ¾ of their prospects to do so!).

-Hal Bodley of discusses how new rules would make catchers safer at home plate.

-David Laurila landed an extensive interview with Michael Girsch, the Cardinals' assistant general manager, that provides an incredibly detailed look behind the scenes in St. Louis.

-While Jay-Z is busy rocking Tom Ford, his client Robinson Cano is still in search of a new uniform for the 2014 season, but are his options shrinking?

-A-Rod’s arbitration case ended a day early yesterday, but the ruling in the case may not be made until after the holidays.

-Postseason playoff shares were announced yesterday. The Rays’ share was listed at $35,280.10, and each team can vote how many full shares to allocate. They can also issue partial shares and cash awards

-Sad Miggy is sad about the Prince trade and was definitely partaking in #TBT on Twitter yesterday.

-Now please excuse me while I go vomit.