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DRaysBay Nov 27, 2014

More analysis of Ernesto Frieri

I think we're all glad there's someone actually joining the team worth writing about. I'm mostly taking the day off, but I imagine y'all want to know everything there is to know about Ernesto Frieri, and you want to know it now. Luckily we've got a great group of writers in this Rays community serving up Frieri takes for Turkey Day (PSA: never deep Frieri a frozen turkey). The obvious comparison to make is between Frieri, the fly ball pitcher the Rays just signed, and Joel Peralta, the fly ball pitcher they just traded. Jason Hanselman makes that comparison on a more sophisticated level...
The Ledger Nov 26, 2014

Rays Reliever Frieri Agrees To $800,000 Contract

Reliever Ernesto Frieri and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to an $800,000, one-year contract.
DRaysBay Nov 26, 2014

Is Ernesto Frieri poised for a rebound?

It depends on the value of a fly ball. The Rays have signed former closer Ernesto Frieri to an incentive-laden major league contract, making him the next in a long line of talented but flawed pitchers that the Rays have brought on as reclamation projects. Many, but not all, of these pitchers have been successfully reclaimed. Will Frieri be the next? What makes the Rays think it's worth looking past his 7.34 ERA from last season? Home Run per Fly Ball Regression This part is simple, but it still has to be said. Last season, fly balls became home runs at a rate of around 9.5%. The league's...
Rays Index Nov 26, 2014

Rays Cut Sean Rodriguez To Make Room For Veteran Reliever

The Rays have signed veteran right-handed relief pitcher Ernesto Frieri to a one-year, incentive-laden contract. To make room on the roster, the Rays have designated infielder Sean Rodriguez for assignment. Frieri will get $800,000 guaranteed but could make up to $3.15 million with incentives according to Roger Mooney. Those incentives […]
KFFL Nov 26, 2014

Rays | Ernesto Frieri's incentives

Tampa Bay Rays RP Ernesto Frieri can make $1.1 million in performance bonuses in 2015 ...
KFFL Nov 26, 2014

Rays | Ernesto Frieri signs

The Tampa Bay Rays signed free-agent RP Ernesto Frieri (Pirates) to a one-year, $800,000 deal ...

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