Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:07:32 -0800
Free-agent 1B James Loney (Rays) is believed to be seeking a deal around three years for $27-30 million. He began the winter searching for a four-year deal worth around $40 million.
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 11:47:02 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates are believed to have free-agent 1B James Loney (Rays) as their main target among the first basemen available in free agency.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:56:51 -0800
The Colorado Rockies are expected to pursue free-agent 1B James Loney (Rays) if they are not able to reach an agreement with free-agent 1B Justin Morneau (Pirates).
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 11:09:13 -0800
The Colorado Rockies have expressed interest in free-agent 1B James Loney (Rays) and 1B Mike Napoli (Red Sox), according to a person familiar with direct knowledge of their plans.
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 23:43:01 -0800
Free-agent 1B James Loney (Rays) has changed agencies, switching from CAA Sports to the Legacy Agency. Loney rebounded with the Rays in 2013, hitting .299 with 13 home runs. The Legacy Agency represents a number of high-profile clients including New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia, Los Angeles Dodgers OF Carl Crawford, Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano and Diamondbacks 3B Martin Prado.
Sun, 27 Oct 2013 23:02:54 -0700
Free agency starts right after the World Series, and it seems unlikely the Tampa Bay Rays will make any preemptive deals. Tampa Bay Times reporter Marc Topkin speculates 1B James Loney and CL Fernando Rodney are among those who will want to explore the market. C Jose Molina could be an interesting call. Decisions on options will also be pending, with OF David DeJesus ($6.5 million, or $1.5 million buyout) the most intriguing.
Sun, 21 Jul 2013 12:48:08 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays have activated 1B James Loney from the paternity leave list. In a corresponding move, INF Ryan Roberts has been optioned to Triple-A Durham.
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:16:19 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays 1B James Loney has been placed on the paternity leave list. In a corresponding move, INF Ryan Roberts has been recalled from Triple-A Durham.
Fantasy Tip: Topkin earlier guessed that Yunel Escobar (hamstring) may be headed for the DL, but it sounds like AL-only fantasy owners dodged a bullet for now.
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:41:07 -0700
The Minnesota Twins are prepared to trade 1B Justin Morneau by the non-waiver trade deadline, according to ESPN and MLB Network Radio's Jim Bowden. Bowden believes that the Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees are possible destinations for the former MVP.
Fantasy Tip: Luke Scott or James Loney, likelier the former, would be a big loser in the first scenario. In the second, Garrett Jones or Jose Tabata, or both. In the third, Lyle Overbay.
Sat, 06 Jul 2013 11:54:08 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays 1B James Loney went 2-for-4 against the Chicago White Sox Friday, July 5, to extend his hitting streak to a career-best 16 games.