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Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg said he is optimistic the team will resolve its stadium troubles even though it came no closer to a solution during his meeting with St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster.

Rays And JP Howell Avoid Arbitration

The Rays and JP Howell have agreed to a 1-year, $1.35 million contract, avoiding arbitration (per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times). Howell was projected to make $1.4 million through arbitration, so the Rays may have saved a couple of dollars by avoiding the arbitration process. The Rays still have four players that are eligible for arbitration, including David Price, BJ Upton...

Howell, Rays avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- J.P. Howell has agreed to a 1.35 million, one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, avoiding arbitration. The left-hander went 2-3 with a 6.16 ERA in 46 appearances last season, when he returned from left shoulder surgery that sidelined him all of the previous year. The 28-year-old Howell had a 1.1 million base salary in 2011 and earned an additional...

One Year Ago On Rays Index

One year ago on Rays Index we explained why David Price might not be as strong in 2011. Why David Price Might Regress In 2011 [Rays Index] Related posts:One Year Ago On Rays Index One Year Ago On Rays Index One Year Ago On Rays Index © The Professor for Rays Index, 2012. | Permalink | No comment | Add to Post tags: Archives

Price on his new deal

ROGER MOONEY David Price agreed to a one-year, $4.35 million contract today with the Rays, thus avoiding arbitration. The figure matches the $4.35 given to Dontrelle Willis in 2006 for the highest contract given to a pitcher in his first…

Rays agree with Upton, Price, avoid arbitration

Centerfielder B.J. Upton and pitchers David Price and Burke Badenhop have agreed to one-year contracts with the Tampa Bay Rays, avoiding arbitration.

Price ($4.35 million), Upton ($7 million) and Badenhop avoid arbitration with 1-year contracts

ROGER MOONEY The Rays avoided arbitration with David Price, B.J. Upton and Burke Badenhop this afternoon by agreeing on one-year deals with the three players. Jeff Niemann appears to be headed to arbitration. Price, a Super 2 player who voided…

Tampa Bay Rays strike deal with J.P. Howell, talking with four other arbitration-eligible players

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Foster optimistic after talking with Rays' Sternberg

St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster says he left his meeting with Rays owner Stuart Sternberg earlier this week optimistic the Tampa Bay Rays will honor the team's agreement to play at Tropicana Field until 2027.

Will Jeff Vinik Be The Next Owner Of The Tampa Bay Rays?

Jeff Harrington of the Tampa Bay Times wrote an interesting column on Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and the possibility that he might invest in the Channelside entertainment complex near the Tampa Bay Times forum. And in his column, Harrington brings up an old rumor with a new twist… One recurring rumor is that a dual sports deal could occur, whereby Tampa Bay Rays principal...
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