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JAMES LONEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

After review, Waino loses glove, Yo gets base

With one out in the fifth inning on Thursday, Mets first baseman James Loney popped a ball into short left field that landed just out of the reach of Greg Garcia. The ensuing play at third led to a replay review that opened the floodgates to a four-run inning that put the Mets ahead, 7-0.
Via Mets.com
1 day ago

Tampa Bay Rays: Remembering the Consistent James Loney

Everything looked good on paper with their offseason acquisitions, but the Tampa Bay Rays may have done the unthinkable. Last fall the Tampa Bay Rays made a decision to try and bring more power into their batting order. The team desperately needed to score more runs and the Rays decided that home run hitters were […] Tampa Bay Rays: Remembering the Consistent James Loney - Rays...
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2 days ago

Michael Conforto, James Loney and the goodwill of a one-month hot streak

Yesterday, uber commenter Jimmy P. made what seems to be a very valid point. He wrote about the Mets’ front office: “Perhaps they lack the organizational courage to go with and support a young player.” His comment seemed to be focused on Michael Conforto but it could be applied to virtually anyone in the system since the current administration took over in late 2010. Let’s...
Via Mets360.com
2 days ago

Report: Lucas Duda could miss remainder of the season

Lucas Duda hasn’t played a game since May. According to MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo, the New York Mets first baseman could well miss the rest of the 2016 season. Duda has been shut down from baseball activities for another 30 days. "A flare up" in his back, per Sandy Alderson. All but ices his season. — Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) August 3, 2016 Duda was having a down...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: Why James Loney has been their best player so far

The Tampa Bay Rays have not had much to be happy with in the opening quarter of the 2014 season. They have suffered through key injuries and underperformances, which has caused them to play well below expectations. The Rays are 19-28, which puts them in last place in the AL East and second to last in the entire American League. The only team worse than the Rays in the AL is the Houston...
Via isportsweb.com
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Loney's single in 9th lifts Rays over Royals 1-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- James Loney hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays over the Kansas City Royals 1-0 on Tuesday night. Rays starter Chris Archer wriggled out of two bases-loaded jams and went seven innings in an impressive pitchers' duel between top young arms. Royals rookie Yordano Ventura dazzled in his 2014 debut, holding Tampa Bay to...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

James Loney a complex persona, but Rays better for having him back

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- James Loney always has been an enigma with the Tampa Bay Rays. He can be a man of few words but one of many actions, his complexity an asset in his rise to become one of the game's best first basemen. He's "great in the clubhouse," as center fielder Desmond Jennings calls him, but he reveals little when notepads and cameras turn his way. He fits "right in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays, 1B James Loney finalize 3-year, $21 million deal

First baseman James Loney has finalized a $21 million, three-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. The deal announced Friday is the largest the budget-minded club has given a free agent since current ownership led by Stuart Sternberg took control after the 2005 season. Loney hit a team-leading .299 with 13 homers and 75 RBIs for the Rays last season, his first with Tampa Bay....
Via Associated Press
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Loney completes $21 million, 3-year deal with Rays

First baseman James Loney has finalized a $21 million, three-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. The deal announced Friday is the largest the budget-minded club has given a free agent since current ownership led by Stuart Sternberg took control after the 2005 season. Loney hit a team-leading .299 with 13 homers and 75 RBIs for the Rays last season, his first with Tampa Bay....
Via Associated Press
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

James Loney’s Contract With Rays Marks Largest Free-Agent Investment by Current Ownership Group

The Tampa Bay Rays typically don’t spend much money in free agency, so James Loney‘s contract is large by their standards. The Rays officially announced Friday that they have signed Loney to a three-year, $21 million deal. It is the largest free-agent investment made by the Rays since Stuart Sternberg‘s ownership group took over in 2005. News of an agreement between Loney and...
Via NESN.com
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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