The 2016 season was one to forget for Steve Geltz, and that led to him being DFA’d by the Rays. But he put in good work for the Rays in two seasons before then.
#Rays have announced that Steve Geltz has been claimed by the Milwaukee Brewers— Neil Solondz (@neilsolondz) November 28, 2016
So while it’s no surprise to see him leave, he at least deserves a tip of the cap.
Meanwhile, with the league and the players’ union in negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, there’s something at stake, even early in the offseason.
Sources: Club officials understand that if sufficient progress isn't made this week in CBA talks, teams won't participate in winter meetings— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 28, 2016
Evan Longoria is hawking weird stuffed toys for a good cause.
"#Rays Fans - Bring home my @bcreaturetoys plush for the holidays! Proceeds support the @moffittnews cancer center! https://t.co/VVrO44rH1h pic.twitter.com/3LNetRlEja— Evan Longoria (@Evan3Longoria) November 28, 2016
- Jim Bowden is not very good at coming up with trades that might actually happen. Everybody else agrees.
- Bill Chastain talked in more logical terms about what the Rays might do at the winter meetings (if there are winter meetings).
- Tony Blengino is doing his contact analysis, and here are the second basemen. Unsurprisingly, Logan Forsythe looks like a good hitter.
More pitch type value top tens.
Rays curve balls, unlike Shields and the change, or Archer and the slider, don’t have one big star that towers above the rest. In fact, of the top ten, only three spent their time mainly as starting pitchers.
Who are the top ten Rays pitchers in terms of accumulating value with their curve ball? When you’ve entered your guess and want to check the answers, just click here.