RICKIE WEEKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tampa Bay Rays Almost Drafted Rickie Weeks

Rickie Weeks may be one of the newer members of the Tampa Bay Rays, but it did not have to be that way. In fact, they almost drafted him in the first round of the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft. Heading into the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft, the Tampa Bay Rays were sitting on the first […] Tampa Bay Rays Almost Drafted Rickie Weeks - Rays Colored Glasses - Rays Colored Glasses - A Tampa Bay...
Via Rays Colored Glasses
2 hours ago

Weeks offers young Rays veteran leadership

Rickie Weeks Jr. is old school. And that's not a bad ingredient to have inside the young Rays' clubhouse.
Via Rays.com
3 days ago

Rickie Weeks signs minor-league deal with Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Veteran Rickie Weeks, who hit nine home runs for the Diamondbacks last season, has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. The contract includes an invitation to major-league spring training. Right-handed relievers Cory Rasmus and David Carpenter also agreed to similar deals with the Rays. Weeks, 34, was signed just prior to the start of...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rickie Weeks hit leadoff so he could make dentist appointment

By Gordon Dixon For veteran players with a roster spot secured, spring training is less about proving themselves and more about getting the necessary reps needed to make sure they are sharp and ready for opening day. That’s the case for Rickie Weeks. Weeks signed a one-year contract with the Mariners last month but has been slowed this spring by a hamstring injury. He recently...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rickie Weeks homers over the batter’s eye in Peoria

For as bad of a year as Rickie Weeks had in 2014 with the Milwaukee Brewers, he still averaged 412 feet on his eight home runs. This winter, Weeks signed with the Seattle Mariners, and on Saturday, he gave his new club some encouragement by obliterating this homer over the batter’s eye in dead center field at Seattle’s Spring Training complex in Peoria. 410 to dead center...
Via The Outside Corner
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Assessing Milwaukee Brewers Veteran Rickie Weeks

Rickie Weeks has dropped off a ton since 2011, and shows little to no signs of being able to get back to 2011 form The Milwaukee Brewers are one of the bigger surprises in the MLB this season and they’re getting it from all facets of their game. They can hit, pitch, and play some solid defense. Sitting on their bench currently is former all-star and a big contract in Rickie...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Weeks shows he is still capable of helping carry an offense

MILWAUKEE -- One of the tougher things to do in baseball is come off the bench and play every once in a while, especially when a player is used to seeing his name in the lineup every day. It's a tough adjustment to make and one Rickie Weeks has had to figure out for the first time in is 11-year career with the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee's Opening Day starter at second base since...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

What is Rickie Weeks Worth?

Back in March, the only sports story Wisconsinites were talking about more than the Badgers’ Final Four run was the Brewers’ second-base battle. Young Scooter Gennett, coming off a fantastic rookie cup of coffee, challenged incumbent Rickie Weeks for the starting job. After a full slate of games down in Maryvale, manager Ron Roenicke essentially decided not to decide and chose...
Via Brewers Bar
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Weeks crushing baseball as he tries to retain starting role

PHOENIX -- With Corey Hart departing this offseason, Rickie Weeks is all the Milwaukee Brewers have left from the group of top prospects that helped the franchise from the cellar to the postseason. Locked into a battle at second base with Scooter Gennett, the longest-tenured member of the Brewers isn't about to give up his job without a fight.  Weeks has been locked in early in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers second base battle

Milwaukee Brewers second base battleComing into spring training the Milwaukee Brewers have two second basemen that can be an everyday starter. The two competitors for the everyday starting job are veteran Rickie Weeks and youngster Scooter Gennett. Each player has questions about whether they should start everyday and the choice isn’t completely obvious. Nine-year veteran Rickie...
Via isportsweb.com
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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