Today's Insider – Rays News
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon discusses the linkage between the mangers office and the general managers office. He suggests that in a short few years the tight bond will permeate through all of baseball without exception
Listen: Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon doesn't allow the fiscal restraint that the organization has to operate within weigh him down. In fact he seems to enjoy it.
Each day at the winter meetings Tampa Bay Rays Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman speaks to the media on a myriad of topics.
The Seattle Mariners took two first base candidates, both linked to the Tampa Bay Rays, off the board in the span of about an hour.
Andrew Friedman on first base: I wouldn't characterize anything as imminent. I think we’re getting more information that’s helpful in our decision making process.
The Rays remained quiet through the second afternoon of the winter meetings but Andrew Friedman took a few moments to answer the medias questions.
Rays Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman discussed the state of the Rays during the first full day of the winter meetings.
Joe Maddon sat in front of a throng of reporters at this weeks Major League Baseball Winter Meetings and addressed a wide array of topics. Of course, the immediate topic of conversation was the possible trade of lefty David
The winter meetings will be held in Orlando, Florida next week and the Rays will be fielding offers for David Price as well as looking at improving their roster at first base.
Hopefully the laid back environment cultivated by the Rays organization and personified by manager Joe Maddon will allow Bell to relax and regain his confidence.