Found January 19, 2012 on Rays Index:
According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America (via MLB Trade Rumors), the Rays have signed Jesus Feliciano, Will Rhymes, and Romulo Sanchez to minor league deals. It is not mentioned in the report, but we assume all three will be invited to spring training. Rhymes, a second baseman, has played parts of the last two seasons with the Detroit Tigers, hitting .283 with a .341 OBP and a .333 wOBA in 83 games. He will be 29 this season. Feliciano played 54 games with the New York Mets in 2010, hitting .231 with a .276 OBP. He split the 2011 season between double-A and triple-A, hitting .268 with 4 home runs and 7 steals. He can play all three outfield positions. Sanchez, a right-handed reliever, appeared in two games with the Yankees. He previously played with the Pirates in 2007 and 2008. Related posts:Rays Sign Inglett To Minor League Deal Rays Sign Kotchman To Minor League Deal; Claim Delaney Rays Sign A Book-Writing Fire-Breathing Half-Giraffe, Half-Moose To Minor League Deal © The Pr...

Rays reportedly bring back Pena for one year

Carlos Pena is returning to the Tampa Bay Rays. According to multiple reports early Friday afternoon, the 33-year-old free agent who played in 2011 for the Chicago Cubs has signed a one-year, 7.25-million deal to resume his role as the Rays first baseman. Pena hit .225 for Chicago with 28 homers and 80 RBI last season, following his final year with Tampa Bay in 2010 when he batted...

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

Manny Ramirez Targeted by A’s to DH?

Uh oh, guess that heartfelt comeback pitch by Manny Ramirez actually worked. The slugger who abruptly retired from MLB after a second positive test for PEDs is trying to return to the bigs and there reportedly is some interest. “The Orioles and Blue Jays saw Manny work and Baltimore liked what it saw, but Oakland has been the team that has expressed the most interest, even before...

Rays bring back Pena with one-year, $7.25M deal

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP)-- The Tampa Bay Rays have added a familiar bat to the middle of their lineup.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have added a familiar bat to the middle of their lineup. A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that slugger Carlos Pena has agreed to a $7.25 million, one-year contract to return to the team he posted...

Rays, Carlos Pena "Deep" In Talks

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Carlos Pena set to rejoin Rays

Free agent first baseman Carlos Peña has agreed to a one-year, $7.25 million contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, a major-league source confirmed to <inline ordinal="1" Peña will return to the organization where he enjoyed his greatest success, from 2007 through 2010. He spent last season with the Chicago Cubs, for whom he batted .225/.357/.462 with 28...

Report: Rays Sign Carlos Pena

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that the Tampa Bay Rays have signed 1B Carlos Pena. The deal is reported to be one year for $7.25 million. The Indians were rumored to be among those interested in Pena. The Tribe’s first base situation has been discussed over and over. Our own TD called Pena the second best candidate for the Indians just last week. (Out of Carlos Lee, Pena...
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