James Loney RUMORS & NEWS

  • Padres, Loney agree to minor league deal

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Padres have agreed to a minor league deal with veteran first baseman James Loney, according to sources. Loney, who will turn 32 next month, was recently released by the Tampa Bay Rays, who opted instead for the first-base platoon of Logan Morrison and Steve Pearce. Loney's deal with the..." April 08

  • Rays release Loney, eat remaining $8M

    SI "The Tampa Bay Rays have released first baseman James Loney, the team announced Sunday. The team will still pay the $8 million left on a three-year, $21 million deal he signed before the 2014 season." April 04

  • James Loney won't be playing for Tampa Bay in 2016

    MLB Daily Dish "With spring training finally nearing its end, rosters are being finalized, which inevitably leads to players being sent down to the minor leagues, traded, or simply released; and while James Loney's fate is still somewhat up in the air, we know he won't be playing for the Rays in 2016. Loney..." March 30

  • First base not a lonely place for Loney after off-season moves

    Tampa Tribune "James Loney fielded grounders Friday morning on Field 5 at Charlotte Sports Park during the Rays’ first full-squad workout of the spring. To Loney’s immediate right was Logan Morrison, whom the Rays acquired in early November from Seattle to, among other things, play first base. Loney..." February 28

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    BREAKING: #Rays Loney to get 1 game suspension, will appeal

  • Rays James Loney returns tonight from disabled list

    Tampa Tribune "James Loney will be activated from the disabled list today and return to the lineup for the first time since fracturing his left middle finger May 24. “He’s going to help,” Rays manager Kevin Cash said. “There’s no doubt about it. We’re excited to have him back. To be able to plug our first..." July 03

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    Matt Baker @MBakerTBTimes

    #Rays option Guilmet to Durham. They'll reinstate 1B James Loney (finger) from DL tomorrow

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays Cash says Loney ahead of schedule, on track for return before All-Star break

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    Roger Mooney @RMooneyTBO

    #rays Loney (fractured left middle finger) to take ground balls today. Scheduled for dry swings later this week

  • Broken finger sends James Loney to Rays’ disabled list

    Hardball Talk "Rays first baseman James Loney has been placed on the disabled list with a broken left middle finger. Initially the Rays diagnosed Loney with a sprain, but further exams revealed a fracture and he’s expected to miss 4-6 weeks. " May 25

  • Rays’ Loney begins rehab assignment, targets weekend return

    Tampa Tribune "Rays first baseman James Loney will begin his minor-league rehab assignment tonight in Port Charlotte with the Class A Charlotte Stone Crabs. Loney has been on the disabled list since April 8 with a mild right oblique strain. He suffered the injury during the day before second game of the..." April 23

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    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    #rays place Loney on DL with mild right oblique strain. Burch Smith recalled and transferred to 60-day DL to make room on 40-man for Dykstra

  • Jaso likely headed for DL; Loney scratched

    Tampa Tribune "The Tampa Bay Rays health took another hit Tuesday when 1B James Loney was scratched before the 6-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles because of tightness in his right side. With DH John Jaso out indefinitely with a left wrist contusion, the Rays will likely place Jaso on the disabled list and..." April 08

  • Rays announce three-year, $21 million for 1B James Loney

    Fox Sports Florida "Their band will be back together, a four-piece collection worthy of gold. None of the Tampa Bay Rays'€™ infielders won an American League Gold Glove Award last season, but don'€™t let semantics fool you. Third baseman Evan Longoria, shortstop Yunel Escobar, second baseman Ben Zobrist and..." January 04

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: Loney to #Rays, three years, $21M, pending physical.

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    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    Marlins now telling teams they WILL trade Logan Morrison shortly. One team that appears very interested is the Rays, to replace James Loney

  • Rays would like to bring James Loney back if he lowers his price

    Hardball Talk "First baseman James Loney had a career rebirth of sorts in 2013 with the Rays and the team would like to bring him back, but not at his current asking price, reports Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Loney is currently seeking a three-year, $27 million deal. If the Rays have to search for a..." December 08

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: James Loney started offseason seeking a four-year, $40M deal. Belief is he's now seeking something in the three-year, $27-30M range.

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    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    Clubs that have talked to #Pirates believe James Loney emerging as their top choice at 1B. Heard they've also asked on Adam Lind & Moreland

  • Rays "hopeful" of re-signing Loney

    Tampa Bay Times "The Rays still need a first baseman, and team president Matt Silverman said this morning they are "hopeful" of re-signing free agent James Loney, who is also of considerable interest to the Pirates. "He's someone that we're interested in, and he knows that,'' Silverman said this morning on..." December 04

  • Pirates’ Top First Base Target Should Be James Loney

    Rant Sports "The Pittsburgh Pirates‘ biggest need in the offseason is first base. Garrett Jones will likely be non-tendered, Gaby Sanchez may or may not be back, and Justin Morneau isn’t worth bringing back unless there aren’t any better options. Sanchez is a good player, but only against left-handed pitching...." October 28

  • Loney homer gives Rays four-game sweep of Orioles

    Tampa Bay Times "The Rays pulled out another stunning win in Monday's home finale as pinch-hitter James Loney homered to lead off the ninth to give them a 5-4 walkoff win over the Orioles. It was the team's franchise record-tying 13th walkoff win of the season. It was the Rays' first pinch-hit homer of the..." September 23

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