It really is almost time for the Winter Meetings. Neander and Bloom talked about getting ready, and what the Rays will do.
That clip gives you the faces, if you don’t know their faces already, but really, what you want to listen to is Rays Radio. In the Rays Radio primer, there’s 9:32 minutes of interview with the two of them.
Click through and listen to that.
- This was from a few days ago, but Bill Chastain’s Winter Meetings preview is very good. He suggests that the Rays’ pattern is to collect information at the meetings, and make the big moves after.
- The dogs and baseball players calendar is here.
- BP’s Short Relief—Time travel and “Watch out for the Reds.” Skip to Marry Craig’s at the end.
- Giancarlo Stanton is not interested in being traded to the two teams most vocally interested in trading for him.
- Jeff Sullivan noticed something weird about a pair of baseball playing twins [sic]. Thank goodness for Jeff Sullivan.
- The Mariners traded for Dee Gordon, and will make him their center fielder. Jeff Sullivan, again.