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Matt Wieters signs two-year deal with Nationals

Matt Wieters signs two-year deal with Nationals

The four-time All-Star joins the defending NL East champs. After a lengthy stay on the market, former Orioles catcher, Matt Wieters, has inked a two-year $21 million deal with the Nationals pending physicals. The switch-hitting Wieters became the top free agent catcher on the market once former Nationals catcher, Wilson Ramos, went down late last season with a knee injury. However, the market for the four-time All-Star didn't materialize until very recently, with spring training games just about to start. He reportedly had a one-year offer from the Rays (who previously signed Ramos), but...
DRaysBay Feb 17, 2017
AskDRB: I’ll trade you a Brick and a Wood for one Wieters

AskDRB: I’ll trade you a Brick and a Wood for one Wieters

Where Settler’s of Catan and Baseball combine! AskDRB Live Q&A! If you have a burning question about the Rays, post in the comments to get it read and answered live! Make sure to follow DRaysBay on Twitter @draysbay and Darby: @darby_robinsonОпубліковано DRaysBay 17 лютого 2017 р. Qs: Are the Rays seriously in on Matt Wieters? Is the interest in Wieters a sign that Wilson Ramos’ injury more serious than we think? Should the Rays hold steady on their price for Wieters, or should they bid higher to try and secure his signing? Could Neil Wagner be a factor in...
MLB Daily Dish Feb 16, 2017
Rays rumors: Tampa Bay made offer to Matt Wieters

Rays rumors: Tampa Bay made offer to Matt Wieters

The catcher is the best free agent left in the market as spring training gets underway. The Rays have made a formal offer to free-agent catcher Matt Wieters, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. While specific details of the offer are not known, Topkin notes that it’s likely a one-year offer that could reach about $10 million with “creativity and incentives”. Tampa Bay already added one catcher this winter, making a creative splash at the Winter Meetings by coming to terms on a two-year deal with ex-National Wilson Ramos. With Ramos sidelined through at least July with...
DRaysBay Feb 16, 2017
Season Preview: What Will The Rays Get From Wilson Ramos?

Season Preview: What Will The Rays Get From Wilson Ramos?

In the wake of many of many Rays fans being upset that the Rays were outbid for elite pitch framer Jason Castro to the Minnesota Twins to improve the catching production the Rays went out and got the guy that wasn’t on our radar. During the winter meetings it went from smoke to fire on the hot stove, as the Rays and catcher Wilson Ramos went from rumored to signed within 30 minutes. The Rays were able to sign him to a 2 year $12 million deal with $4.75 million in incentives based on plate appearances and games caught. Wilson Ramos is coming off a 5.2 WARP season and .307/.354/.496 with a...
Outside Pitch Feb 15, 2017

Derek Norris’ pitch framing statistics an upgrade over Wilson Ramos

One of the biggest changes the Washington Nationals made this offseason took place behind the plate. They decided not to re-sign Wilson Ramos and instead make a trade for Derek Norris. It’s difficult to find a silver lining for this decision. Ramos had a monster, career-year last season while Norris failed to hit .200. Perhaps […] The post Derek Norris’ pitch framing statistics an upgrade over Wilson Ramos appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Tampa Bay Times Feb 15, 2017

Rays journal: New catcher Wilson Ramos targets May return from offseason knee surgery

By MARC TOPKIN Times Staff Writer PORT CHARLOTTE — Free-agent signee C Wilson Ramos reported to Rays camp Wednesday saying he is still targeting a May return to action as a designated hitter but won't rush, either.
DRaysBay Feb 15, 2017
Rays Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

Rays Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

Seven of the Rays 34 Spring Training games will be televised Spring training has finally arrived after a long off-season in which the Rays have undergone a slight roster overhaul as they have brought several exciting additions to the team, with Wilson Ramos possible to return in late May and Colby Rasmus eager to make a good first impression with his new ball club. Pitchers and catchers reported yesterday, however the first game will not take place until February 24 when the Rays travel to Fort Myers to take on the Twins. Unfortunately, this game will not be televised, but will be available...

Ramos targeting May return as DH for Rays but won't rush it

Free-agent signee C Wilson Ramos reported to Rays camp Wednesday saying he is still seeking to return from right knee rehab to action as a DH sometime in May, but won't rush either.

Port Charlotte report: Rays set for day 2

The Rays are headed out for the second day of spring training today in Port Charlotte and several new faces are expected, including free-agent signee C Wilson Ramos, who was delayed due to a family matter, for the 10:30 workout.
KFFL Feb 14, 2017

Rays | Wilson Ramos out until July?

Updating previous reports, Tampa Bay Rays C Wilson Ramos (knee) is unlikely to be ready ...

Rays eager to see how quickly hard-working Ramos can return

First, the Rays have to wait for new C Wilson Ramos to report to camp in Port Charlotte, as word is he will be delayed a day or two having been rehabbing in south Florida.
Rotoworld Feb 13, 2017

Wilson Ramos (knee) likely out until July? - Wilson Ramos (C) Tampa Bay Rays

MLB.com's Bill Chastain writes that Wilson Ramos (knee) will not likely be ready to play until July, and he probably won't be able to catch until August.

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