Tampa Bay Rays

THE BASEBALL WINTER MEETINGS AND WE WAIT

Ah, the Winter Meetings. From now on, I wonder if it’ll be the place bears go to hibernate every December. When I was a kid...More

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THE DUST IS SETTLING

Well, friends, the non-waiver trade deadline has passed, and the earth is still spinning. It really was an exciting week or two, but the fun...More

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NOTES FROM AN EXCITING WEEK

This past week, we witnessed an obvious lack of hustle on the part of Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez. There are two distinct incidents that helped...More

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AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST TEAM CAPSULES

So, here I am, beginning my thoughts about the American League East clubs as I seem them as of this moment. If you wish to...More

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MY OBSERVATIONS OF SPRING TRAINING IN FLORIDA

By Bernie Pleskoff I just returned from watching 10 days of Spring Training in the Grapefruit League.  Believe me, Florida was chilly and windy for...More

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LEAVE THE PIRATES OUT OF THIS UNION GRIEVANCE

By JED WEISBERGER Earlier this week, the Major League Baseball Players Association, otherwise known as the Players Association, filed a grievance against the Pittsburgh Pirates,...More

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TEARING IT DOWN AND STARTING OVER

By BERNIE PLESKOFF The tension between the players and major-league baseball management is getting thicker and thicker and worse and worse as every day comes...More

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GRAPEFRUIT, ORANGES, LIMES AND A FEW LEMONS

BY BERNIE PLESKOFF Last week I discussed Spring Training in Arizona. I pointed out some of the many differences between Spring Training in Arizona and...More

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TOP 32 MLB PROSPECTS FOR 2018

Ranking baseball prospects is always risky business. It takes me a considerable amount of time to determine the slot for each player. In general, baseball...More

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PROSPECTS ON THE CUSP: AMERICAN LEAGUE

Today I begin a three-part series on high profile prospects. The first article includes American League prospects that have a chance to graduate to the...More

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