Monthly Archives: December 2012

Former Stone Crab Wrigley Signed by Rockies

The Denver Post has reported that former Stone Crabs slugger Henry Wrigley has been signed by the Colorado Rockies organization. He was signed earlier this month to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Wrigley … Continue reading

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Former Stone Crabs Outfielder Rogers Suspended

Former Stone Crabs outfielder Cody Rogers has been suspended for 50 games by minor league baseball after failing to take an off-season drug test. The suspension will become effective at the start of the 2013 season. Rogers spent the 2012 … Continue reading

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Former Stone Crab Bush Accepts Plea Deal

Former Stone Crabs pitcher Matt Bush has accepted a plea deal stemming from a DUI traffic crash in Charlotte County last spring. As part of the deal, Bush plead no contest to driving under the influence and received a four … Continue reading

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Three Former Stone Crabs Named Organizational All-Stars

MiLB.com released their 2012 Organizational All-Stars for the Rays organization and three former Rays made the list. Derek Dietrich, Todd Glaesmann and Omar Luna were each nominated. Dietrich was named the organization all-star shortstop. He was .282 with 10 homer … Continue reading

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Former Stone Crab Rearick Traded to Padres

The Tampa Bay Rays have traded former Stone Crabs closer Chris Rearick to the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league infielder Vince Belnome. Rearick was the Stone Crabs All-Star closer for the 2012 season. He had a 1.79 … Continue reading

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Former Stone Crab Shuman Also Selected in Rule 5 Draft

During yesterday’s coverage of the annual Rule 5 Draft, I missed a third Stone Crabs who had been selected in the draft. Former Stone Crab pitcher Scott Shuman was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the first round of … Continue reading

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Two Former Stone Crabs Selected in Rule 5 Draft

The Winter Meetings concluded today with the Rule 5 Draft in which two former Stone Crabs found new homes in other organizations. Braulio Lara and Kyle Lobstein were selected in the Major League portion of the draft. Lobstein was selected … Continue reading

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Former Stone Crab Dietrich Traded To Marlins

The Stone Crab’s 2012 MVP Derek Dietrich has been traded to the Miami Marlins. In a Winter Meeting transaction, the Rays traded Dietrich for the Marlins third baseman Yunel Escobar. Dietrich was a leader of the Stone Crabs offense during … Continue reading

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