Found February 04, 2012 on
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays
Nobody would ever suspect that Sam Fuld had Type 1 diabetes based on the reckless abandon with which the 30-year-old Rays outfielder plays baseball. Only upon seeing Fuld injecting himself with insulin in the clubhouse does one realize what Fuld overcomes on a daily basis.

Rays win salary arbitration case against RHP Niemann

The Tampa Rays defeated right-handed pitcher Jeff Niemann in salary arbitration Friday.Niemann will earn $2.75 million instead of his requested $3.2 million next season.The 28-year-old posted a record of 11-7 with a 4.06 ERA in 23 starts for the Rays last season.Tampa Bay has never lost an arbitration case in their franchise history.

Matt Moore Player Projection No. 69

Key Stats: Before making his first appearance on September 14th, Matt Moore was all the buzz in fantasy baseball last year. Owners knew that if he was to be called up, they instantly had a starter that was better than their two or three worst starters - worst case scenario. The problem was Moore never came up. This despite the fact that he had 210 strikeouts in 155 innings at two...

Player Profile #79: B.J. Upton | OF | TB

Seeing as George is such a fan of B.J. Upton, I almost let him write this player profile. I’m not a huge fan of Upton, but I can be objective…or at least I can try. Just like Chris Young, who we ranked at 105, Upton is a low-average hitter with an elite power/speed combination. Upton has more speed than Young, stealing 40-plus bases each year from 2008-2010, and finally flashed...

Rays Roundup: More Addition Than Subtraction

In this addition of Rays Roundup: The team feels pretty good about their off-season after upgrading at first base, designated hitter, catcher and adding bullpen depth, questions remain about who will share catching duties with Jose Molina, Jeff Niemann loses his arbitration case, two former Rays are now in Cleveland, and Game 162 hero Dan Johnson hopes for a shot on the South Side in Chicago.

2012 Rays Fan Fest Includes New Activities

The Tampa Bay Rays announced more details about Fan Fest, which will be held on Saturday Feb 18th. Inside is the full press release from the team.

Rays defeat pitcher Niemann in salary arbitration

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have defeated pitcher Jeff Niemann in salary arbitration, improving clubs to 2-0 in decisions this year.

Introducing Your New Big Bat: Casey Kotchman?

The quest is over! And now we can finally get on with our lives. I wrote about the Indians search for an extra bat for months, and it has finally come to an end. Two days ago, I flew back home from a business trip. Walking towards baggage claim, I saw a man from a limo company holding up a sign that said “Kotchman.” I then tweeted the following: 24 hours later, Casey Kotchman...

Top 50 Prospects: #1 – Matt Moore

#1 Matt Moore Tampa Bay Rays DOB: 6/18/1989 Previous Rank: 31 ETA: 2011 It’s almost impossible to earn a ranking ahead of Bryce Harper, but philosophically we consider a pitcher with present ace stuff and Major League opportunity to be more valuable than even a likely Hall of Fame hitter.  Moore made considerable steps forward in 2011 in the command department and catapulted...

Rays beat Niemann, stay perfect in salary arbitration

The Tampa Bay Rays defeated pitcher Jeff Niemann in salary arbitration Friday, improving clubs to 2-0 in decisions this year. Niemann will earn $2.75 million instead of his request for $3.2 million. Tampa Bay improved to 6-0 in arbitration.

Report: Rays win arbitration case against Niemann

The Rays have won their arbitration case with towering right-hander Jeff Niemann, the Tampa Bay Times reported Friday.

Rays win arbitration case with Niemann

ROGER MOONEY The Rays remain the only major league team undefeated in the arbitration process after a panel of three arbitrators ruled in their favor today in the case with Jeff Niemann. Niemann sought a…

Rays win arb case against Niemann

The Rays continued their run of success in arbitration when it was reported on Friday they had won their case with right-hander Jeff Niemann.

Indians finalize contract with new 1B Kotchman

The Indians have officially added first baseman Casey Kotchman to their ever-changing roster.

Tampa Bay Rays win arbitration case against pitcher Jeff Niemann

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Leaner Evan Longoria focused on playing all 162 games for Tampa Bay Rays

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