Daniel McCutchen and the Art of Long-Term Planning
oldtimefamilybaseball: Daniel McCutchen, the rare righthanded changeup specialist, wore number 34 last season. AJ Burnett also likes to wear #34. Rather than the standard number-for-Rolex deal, Daniel McCutchen thought long-term. A.J. Burnett, who took McCutchen’s No. 34 jersey, will start a College America 529 plan for McCutchen’s daugher, McCutchen said. Not quite yet — the child has to be...
Sun Sports is currently replaying that historic game from September 28, 2011 in case any Rays fans want to feel the glory all over again…or if any Red Sox fans want to fuel their revenge for this season.
‘Okay, that’s me.’ And there’s other times I’m...– Rays 1B Carlos Pena, discussing his cameo in Moneyball. Actor Adrian Bellani played the speaking part for Pena in the film, but some game clips were shown in which it was actually Carlos…or at least it was his butt.
You know, now that Pena’s back, he has to sign a taco at ST. It’s tradition.
It feels like home.– Carlos Pena, on returning back to Port Charlotte for Spring Training with the Tampa Bay Rays (via musiquedevie)
MLB unveils the "Sam Fuld Rule" →
A season after the Tampa Bay manager put outfielder Sam Fuld to the mound to warm up for the sole purpose of giving a reliever extra time in the bullpen, Major League Baseball closed the loophole. MLB has amended Official Baseball Rule 3.05 regarding such shenanigans. The change will “prohibit a manager from sending his current pitcher out to warm up with no intention of having him...
Guys, I cannot unsee the Zim Bear. I feel like it’s behind my back, watching me… Kudos to the first person to make a Chuckie horror film parody on YouTube.
A girl who has played baseball well is sure to have a good figure. Of course,...– Leslie Carter, “Exercise—The Fountain of Youth” 1909 (via teddyandnate)
We’re all motivated by different things. My motivation isn’t the dollar sign —...– Joe Maddon, the Mayor of Tropicana Field on Foursquare, on signing the extension that will keep him at head of the Rays’ bench through 2015. I’ve heard people say that Maddon looks better simply because of the glut of young talent on Tampa Bay’s roster, which is a pretty superficial argument. (via...