Found December 05, 2011 on Rays Report:
PLAYERS: Manny Ramirez
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays
ROGER MOONEY DALLAS Manny Ramirez wants back in, and he might actually draw interest from some teams who could use a right-handed power bat in the heart of their lineup. The Rays could use just that, but don’t…

Your Morning Dump...Where Johnny Damon talks nonsense

Every morning, well most mornings and sometimes in the afternoon, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “Terry Francona is a Hall of Fame manager,’’ said Damon. “I loved playing for him. I wish I could have played for him more years. I’m...

Talks have started on Maddon’s contract extension, deal not close

Rays manager Joe Maddon, sporting new-look brown hair, is not worried about his contract extension. ROGER MOONEY DALLAS Rays manager Joe Maddon said he and executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman have had talks about a contract extension but indicated one is not imminent. <div…

Winter Meetings: Joe Maddon

DALLAS, Texas-- Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon was first to address the media on Day One of the 2011 MLB Winter Meetings. Maddon discussed everything from position battles and the strength of his bullpen, to buddy Bobby V joining the AL East. But first, he noted he has finally had the chance to digest last season's late success...

Tampa Bay Rays hire Greg Riddoch as mental skills coach

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Maddon eager to secure future with Rays

Joe Maddon likes where he is just fine. That's the vibe the now-brown-headed manager of the Rays conveyed when he met with the media during the first day of Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings at the Hilton Anatole on Monday.

Maddon Speaks

Marc Topkin provides a transcript of Joe Maddon’s press conference: Q. How much will the Rays have to work with? JOE MADDON: Honestly, I don’t even get involved. I know our payroll is in the $40 million area. I don’t worry about stuff like that. I’ve said that in the past and I really mean that. Regardless of our payroll number, it’s up to us to put a good fundamental...

Nationals, Rays Discussed B.J. Upton

The latest Nationals news... The Nationals and Rays discussed center fielder B.J. Upton recently, tweets Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.  Yesterday we heard the Rays would have to be overwhelmed to move Upton.  The Nationals are "fixated" on leaving the Winter Meetings with a new center fielder, a team source told Pete Kerzel of Nationals manager...

Former Tampa Bay Rays DH Manny Ramirez hoping to return to majors, files for reinstatement

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Former Cuban star Juan Miranda signs with Tampa Bay Rays, could get look at first base

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Florida Marlins on spending spree fueled by the new ballpark Tampa Bay Rays wish they had

The Marlins prepare for new digs with a spending spree out of the Rays' dreams.
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