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  1. Damon, Ramirez give Maddon options

    Rob Neyer

    Did anyone see this coming? (Actually, yeah, sort of.) Introducing the Tampa Bay Rays' latest acquisitions: A couple of former Red Sox are reuniting in another American League East city. The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to one-year deals with f...

    Blog | January 22, 2011
  2. How young will Yankees go?

    Rob Neyer

    More from the mailbag: In your post about Matsui, I don't follow your reasoning about the Yankees "get-younger impulse." I'd see it if what they had done was sign Curtis Granderson as a free agent to replace Johnny Damon. In reality they had a chea...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  3. If Godzilla's benched in an empty forest ...

    Rob Neyer

    Just another thing that's gone wrong for the Angels this season. Bill Plunkett: Angels manager Mike Scioscia's defense of Hideki Matsui has been far more consistent this season than Matsui's production. With Matsui in the depths of yet another slum...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  4. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are mostly chocolate, with some of those little sprinkles on top ... Via Batter's Box, a lovely introduction to Alex Anthopolous. After reading this, I'm inspired to go to the nearest card shop and relive some fond memories. ...

    Blog | February 17, 2010
  5. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Lincecum's locked up, Damon's going to get his money soon ... How am I supposed to keep coming up with material between now and Milton Bradley's first trip to the Disabled List? My first best efforts: * Here's Part 5 of Baseball Prospectus' rollou...

    Blog | February 12, 2010
  6. Where would Damon fit with Tigers?

    Rob Neyer

    Are we really, really, really almost done worry about how many millions Johnny Damon will earn in 2010? Jayson Stark: Two sources told that the Detroit Tigers have made the largest offer, amid speculation around the industry that that bid ...

    Blog | February 11, 2010
  7. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Do you think Johnny Damon hasn't signed with a Japanese team yet because it would kill his Hall of Fame chances? Just saying... * Damon to the Braves? There's some talk, at least. Mark Bowman suggests the signing of Damon could "minimize the impac...

    Blog | February 10, 2010
  8. Twins have great winter, quietly

    Rob Neyer

    As usual, Cameron's dead right: When people talk about teams that have had good offseasons, the usual names that come up are the Seattle Mariners, the Boston Red Sox, and people that hate the New York Mets. For all of them, this has been a producti...

    Blog | February 05, 2010
  9. Hey, M's: Think about signing Damon!

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, here's a team that's not been talked about for Johnny Damon: your Seattle Mariners. But Dave Cameron's thought about it, and he likes the idea very much. Cameron's big finish: There is apparently an opportunity for the Mariners here. As I wrote...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  10. Will Captain Jetes threaten Charlie Hustle?

    Rob Neyer

    By way of introduction, I'll just say that Johnny Damon still isn't signed and spring training's still a few weeks away. So there's no harm in engaging in a bit of pie-in-the-sky ... A friend of mine, one who's not a Yankees fan, recently said to m...

    Blog | January 25, 2010
  11. Will Johnny Damon ever find a job?

    Rob Neyer

    Tyler Kepner on the Weird and Continuing Case of Johnny Damon: There was no real reason for Kenny Lofton to retire after the 2007 season. He was 40 years old, but he was still good. He had just played a full season and hit .290 with a .367 on-base ...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  12. All the places Johnny Damon isn't going

    Rob Neyer

    Lots of Johnny Damon news lately! Well, non-news, actually. Is he heading to the Yankees? Sure doesn't look like it: "I do have a number that we're working under," general manager Brian Cashman said last month, after trading away Cabrera in e...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  13. Eventually, Damon will remain a Yankee

    Rob Neyer

    Yes, Johnny Damon says he has to think about moving on. But no, he's not really going anywhere. Not according to Craig Calcaterra, anyway: My kids always come back and eat their vegetables. Johnny Damon will come back and take his two year deal. I ...

    Blog | December 16, 2009
  14. Is Matsui's Yankee career almost over?

    Rob Neyer

    What's in store for the Yankees this winter? If we know anything, we know they won't stand pat. Brian Cashman has mentioned his desire for a veteran starting pitcher, but the lineup probably won't be the same, either. As Tyler Kepner wrote last week,...

    Blog | November 03, 2009
  15. Kneejerk Reactions: Game 4

    Rob Neyer

    Hero: Johnny Damon, after singling with two outs in the top of the ninth, promptly stole second base ... and took another base upon noticing the simple fact that, umm, nobody was covering third. How important was that? Brad Lidge, perhaps worried abo...

    Blog | November 02, 2009
  16. Smackdown: Damon vs. Abreu

    Rob Neyer

    Getty Images Who has a better chance at the Hall of Fame: the Angels' Bobby Abreu or the Yankees' Johnny Damon? While twittering during Game 4, I was inspired by Johnny Damon's long home run to fire this off: Who's the be...

    Blog | October 21, 2009