Which kinds of Tampa Bay Rays Jerseys should you wear?

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Which Tampa Bay Rays Jersey should you collect? It depends on how much money you spent.

I’m not describing how you feel on Saturday mornings. I’m describing, of course, the last jersey you purchased.

You tried to forget it. You don’t want to talk about it. You know the one. The Josh Freeman jersey. Maybe the cheap Darrelle Revis jersey.

Buying a cheap football jersey is risky. Chances are that the player you’ve chosen won’t be on the roster two years from the date of your purchase.

Buying a expensive baseball jersey is risky, too, but thanks to guaranteed contracts, it’s a safer gamble.

Except in this baseball jerseys wholesale market.

Tampa Bay might be the only region in the country where it’s riskier to buy a baseball jersey than it is to buy a football jersey.

So here’s a solution: Don’t do it.

Yes, it’s a new season, and you’re excited. But you know how it works here. If you drop $120 on a Rays jersey, that player could be on another team by the end of the day. Buy a shirsey — a T-shirt jersey — instead.

Which one? Anyone can pick the cornerstones — Longoria, Archer — but a shirsey is more than a display of your allegiance to your favorite team (if we’re being honest about it, your second-favorite team). It’s a statement. The player you choose is a reflection of you, so choose wisely. Let the flowchart below be your guide.

Are you a disgruntled Rays fan? Tired of hearing “competitive disadvantage” as the team sends off another star to baseball heaven? Maybe a “protest shirsey” is right for you.

Why are the Red Sox so sensitive this time?

WASHINGTON — Is it bad form to be worrying about the 2017 Red Sox before they’ve even played a game?

I write these words as someone who is all in on the ’17 Sox. I love that young outfield. Love the starting pitching. Love what Dustin Pedroia brings cheap baseball jerseys to the table. Love that Pablo Sandoval has dropped those unwanted pounds and seems serious about rejuvenating his career.

For these and other reasons, I’m already on record as predicting the Boston Red Sox are going to take out the Cubs in the mother of all World Series showdowns.

So why am I so worried when there’s nothing to be worried about?

Because there have been some troubling hiccups this past week, that’s why.

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The baseman Hanley Ramirez raises his arms in celebration during Red Sox Spring Training on Friday, February 17, 2017. – pic by wholesalechinesejerseyscheap.com

Let’s begin with this cheap Tyler Thornburg jersey issue. The new Sox reliever has a shoulder impingement that’s going to land him on the disabled list to open the season, and it may have something to do with the program he was put on after being acquired from the Milwaukee Brewers.

I’m not here to discuss the nature of the shoulder program, or to throw stones at the Red Sox’ training staff. But what troubles me is that it was Thornburg who talked about the shoulder program, which is why Sox beat writers quizzed manager John Farrell and president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski jersey about it.

Farrell originally brought up the program. Then writers asked Thornburg about it and he openly discussed it. That was March 10.

Memo to Farrell and Dombrowski: Don’t whine at the beat writers for asking you questions about statements made by your own players. They are not attacking your training staff. They’re asking follow-up questions.

My own attempt to get Dombrowski to comment on the team’s ham-handed handling of the Thornburg case was met with a message from the team’s PR staff that Dombrowski is “done talking about the shoulder program.”

It was communications I wanted to talk about. But since Dombrowski didn’t want to talk, we’re left to wonder why the Sox are suddenly being so . . . sensitive. This is mindful of the dark days when the John Harrington crowd was running the Red Sox and Dan Duquette was in charge of baseball ops and everyone right down to the ushers was moody and defensive. If the Sox want to go back to pulling that crap, good luck with that.

And speaking of sensitive, wholesale team jerseys and let’s get to my second concern about the ’17 Red Sox: Is Hanley Ramirez ever going to play first base again?

Talking with reporters about the shoulder injury that has prevented Ramirez from playing a single inning at first base this spring, Farrell ladled out the good news that Hanley was throwing from 100 feet the other day down in sunny Fort Myers. The manager then repeated that he expects Ramirez to log some time at first base when the Sox travel to Detroit following the season-opening three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Fenway Park.

When I asked Farrell to expand on that answer, he said, “We would expect him to be ready and we anticipate and are hopeful that by the Detroit series he’s capable of doing that.”

Am I the only one who thinks Hanley Ramirez is looking forward to being a full-time designated hitter and doesn’t really want to play first base anymore?

Let’s remember that it took a full-throttled organizational effort to get Ramirez with the program last year. Ramirez was OK at the position — OK, not great — and had a monster offensive season. The Sox now have Mitch Moreland to play first base, but the expectation is that Ramirez will play the position when the Sox are facing a left-hander.

If the Sox can’t get Ramirez to log occasional time at first base, that’s a problem. If he does play the position but with none of the commitment he showed last year, that’s an even bigger problem. It would mean that Hanley’s plan is not in sync with the organizational plan.

Lastly, there’s the David Price situation. No blame is being assessed here. If he’s hurt, he’s hurt. But if he’s out for an extended period of time — even if it’s only late May — that means the starting rotation isn’t as deep as we thought.

The 2017 Red Sox are still stacked.

Yet the hiccups are stacking up. Keep an eye on them. And hold the Red Sox accountable . . . even if it makes them uncomfortable.

The Opening Day for Baltimore Orioles in 2017

With the end of the 2017 Baltimore Orioles spring training here, the Orioles now progress north to Baltimore, Maryland as they prepare to take on AL East division rival Toronto Blue Jays on Orioles Opening Day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Many changes were made following Thursday’s spring training loss to the Detriot Tigers at Ed Smith Stadium where the Orioles scored just three runs to the Tigers’ seven. Bundy tossed six innings, giving up five earned runs, including three home runs in a loss to the Tigers. Despite the poor outing, Bundy showed signs of a dominating changeup Thursday.

With the completion of spring training comes significant roster moves as the team finalizes their roster for Orioles Opening Day. Here is the latest Orioles news on the roster moves. Make sure to leave your thoughts on the O’s moves in the comments.

Baltimore Orioles roster moves: Pitching

Notable moves season to the Orioles devastating starting rotation, which took another hit today after the announcement that Orioles starter Wade Miley jersey will start the season on the 10-day disabled list, per MASNsports Roch Kubatko. Also, Kubatko also confirmed that Miley is eligible to pitch April 9 against the New York Yankees.

As of now, the rare clarity in a hazy Orioles starting rotation is the Opening Day starter, which is the budding Kevin Gausman jersey.  Furthermore, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter went on to announce 24-year-old starter Dylan Bundy as the No. 2 starter.

After Gausman and Bundy, the Orioles rotation contains vital question marks and concerns. Showalter didn’t provide much clarity after the latest pitching moves, some that leave you scratching your head, including newly-acquired Alec Asher‘s departure to AAA Norfolk. Also, Logan Verrett will join Asher in AAA Norfolk, as well, Logan Verrett jersey hot sale.

With Miley on the disabled list, along with Asher and Verrett heading to Norfolk, leaves the Orioles with very little options to fill the rotation. Showalter narrowed the Orioles options, even more,Tyler Wilson jersey cheap online, stating that Tyler Wilson and Vidal Nuno will begin the season in the Orioles bullpen.

One thing Showalter clarified Thursday is that the Orioles pitching staff will include 11 pitchers with eight relieve pitchers, per Roch Kubatko. With Chris Tillman on the disabled list due to a shoulder injury that kept him out of spring training, starting pitcher options come down to Ubaldo Jimenez and Mike Wright, cheap jerseys with Miley likely returning April 9.

The Orioles roster bodes well for the team’s hindered rotation as the team opens the season with two off days in four days. To clarify, both Tillman and Miley could return in time for the three solid starting pitchers to receive enough rest without Wright, Nuno, or Wilson needing to make a spot start.

Baltimore Orioles roster moves: Offense

On the offensive side, Robert Andino, Chris Dickerson, Johnny Giavotella and Paul Janish all were reassigned Thursday. Alvarez, who was a member of the O’s last season, was reassigned despite hitting .310 in just 29 at-bats this spring, along with two home runs and five RBIs. The 30-year-old pretty much did all you can to make a roster spot. Unfortunately, it didn’t work out for Alvarez.

The deserving Trey Mancini jersey, who put on an astounding spring training, earned himself a roster spot. Mancini hit an outstanding .333 this spring with three home runs, 20 hits and 14 RBIs. Along with Mancini, outfielder Joey Rickard jersey made the team’s roster after hitting .291 with three home runs and seven RBIs.

Maybe, most impressive out of all the roster moves is 33-year-old Craig Gentry, who likely earned himself a roster spot following Thursday’s roster moves, according to Roch Kubatko.

The final day of Orioles spring training camp has come and gone. Next, the Orioles shift their focus to the regular season where they will attempt to make the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time since the 1996-97 season.

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Who weigh in on Mets’ and Yankees’ prospects for 2017?

The Yankees are the team of the future, but can they peak early? The Mets are the team of the present, but can they stay healthy?

Mark Teixeira said,“Realistically, I think this year is a year figuring out what you have,” the former Yankees first baseman turned ESPN analyst said on a conference call this week. “So you really want to know who the young pitchers on the staff or in the bullpen are, or in the lineup …
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“I think the Yankees will be in the race into September because they still have enough talent. They have a very good back end of the bullpen. They have the talent to be there in the race. But if they start falling out, you’re going to see cheap Clint Frazier jersey get called up. You’re going to see cheap Gleyber Torres jersey get called up.”

Before there was Todd Frazier and Ramon Torres in the Yankees system, there was Sanchez, Greg Bird and Aaron Judge. The Yankees will be banking on those three young studs to help carry the lineup and makeup for a suspect starting rotation.

For the Mets, talent in the rotation isn’t the question. If Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey and Steven Matz can pitch a majority of the season, it is hard not to see the Mets as a strong challenger to the Cubs, Nationals and Dodgers in the National League. But that hope is not off to a good start, with Matz missing the start of the season with elbow discomfort. Harvey, however, showed signs of his old self as spring training went on, and Syndergaard and deGrom dominated from start to finish.

David Ross remembers what it was like going up against that Mets rotation at full strength, when his Cubs were swept by the Mets in the 2015 NLCS.

“You just you don’t get a break,” said the catcher, who wearing cheap mlb jerseys, retired after winning a World Series last season, and joined Teixeira on the ESPN roster.

“When you have that consistent pitching, you have that consistency of ‘I’ve got a guy that’s going to keep it under three runs.’ Even on a bad day they’re going to give up three. Their offense can really focus on manufacturing runs, and getting runs early, and giving it to that bullpen and a guy like [Jeurys] Familia (who is suspended the first 15 games of the season) who can shut it down at the end.”

Though Ross has taken on a front-office role with the Cubs, Teixeira has mostly stayed far away from baseball.

“I told the Yankees, please don’t ask me to come to spring training because I’ll feel bad saying no,” he said.

But Teixeira has helped nurture Bird’s development and stayed in touch with him throughout spring training. Bird was sidelined last season with a shoulder injury, but had an eye-popping spring with seven home runs, 13 RBIs and a .429 batting average.

“I could obviously relate to his [injury] frustrations,” Teixeira said. “But one of the things that me and Birdie always texted this offseason was trust. And we probably text every two weeks nowadays and just say, ‘Hey, keep trusting yourself, trust your talent, trust your health. You know you have the talent to do special things.’

“That’s what he’s doing. He’s going out there and playing the game. He’s not a guy that’s going to get caught up in New York, wholesale jerseys china. A lot of guys kind of make it in New York and then they stop working or they decide they’re going to be a Page Six superstar rather than a Yankee Stadium superstar. That’s not going to be Greg Bird. So I feel really good about his future.”