5/10KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: MLB | Willy Aybar joins Independent LeagueFree-agent 1B Willy Aybar (Rays) has signed with Edmonton of the Independent North American Baseball League....[+]Free-agent 1B Willy Aybar (Rays) has signed with Edmonton of the Independent North American Baseball League.
12/3KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Four non-tendered: The Tampa Bay Rays non-tendered RP J.P. Howell, RP Lance Cormier, 1B Willy Aybar and C Dioner Navarro Thursday, Dec. 2, making...[+] them free agents, according to The Tampa Tribune's Roger Mooney. The team is optimistic that they will re-sign Howell.
12/1KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Several non-tender candidates: Tampa Bay Rays RP Lance Cormier, 1B Willy Aybar and 1B Dan Johnson are all candidates to be non-tendered by the team by Thursday,...[+] Dec. 2, which would make them free agents, according to MLB.com's Bailey Stephens.
11/3KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Decline options on Dan Wheeler, Willy Aybar: The Tampa Bay Rays declined their options for the 2011 season on RP Dan Wheeler and 1B Willy Aybar Wednesday, Nov. 3, according...[+] to The Tampa Tribune's Roger Mooney. Wheeler's option was worth $4 million and will instead receive a $1 million buyout. Aybar's option was worth $2.2 million and will instead receive a $275,000 buyout.
10/12Baseball Musings: Upton On: B.J. Upton leads off the bottom of the seventh with a single. That’s his first hit of the game and he’s only hitting...
10/12KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Kelly Shoppach, Dan Johnson starting in Game 5: Tampa Bay Rays C Kelly Shoppach is starting in Game 5 of the Division Series Tuesday, Oct. 12, over C John Jaso, according to...[+] The Tampa Tribune's Roger Mooney. 1B Dan Johnson is starting over 1B Willy Aybar as the designated hitter.
10/7KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Willy Aybar activated, to play in Game 2: Tampa Bay Rays 1B Willy Aybar has been activated onto the postseason roster and will serve as the designated hitter in Game 2...[+] of the Division Series Thursday, Oct. 7, according to MLB.com's Bill Chastain. OF Rocco Baldelli (leg) has been taken off the roster with left leg fatigue, which is symptomatic of mitochondrial disorder. Aybar is hitting sixth in the lineup Thursday.
10/6KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Four staying, three sent home: Tampa Bay Rays IF Willy Aybar, SP Jeremy Hellickson, RP Jake McGee and SP Andy Sonnanstine will stay with the team to work out...[+] but were left off the playoff roster, the St. Petersburg Times' Marc Topkin reports. C Dioner Navarro, OF Brad Hawpe and RP Lance Cormier were sent home.
7/2KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Willy Aybar's single wins Thursday: Tampa Bay Rays IF Willy Aybar's 10th-inning single was the game winner Thursday, July 1, according to The Associated Press, as...[+] the Rays topped the Minnesota Twins 5-4.
5/16KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Jesus Colome suffers loss Saturday: Seattle Mariners RP Jesus Colome (0-1) was tagged with the loss Saturday, May 15, against the Tampa Bay Rays, according to The...[+] Associated Press. He allowed a game-winning solo home run to 1B Willy Aybar without recording an out.
5/8KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Several regulars to be rested over the next few days: Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is planning to rest some of his regulars as the team wraps up its West Coast road trip, according...[+] to The Associated Press. DH Willy Aybar is scheduled to get a day off Saturday, May 8, with DH Pat Burrell playing in his place. Early next week, 1B Carlos Pena will get a break during one of the team's games against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
5/7KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Willy Aybar seeing more time: Tampa Bay Rays 1B Willy Aybar has been seeing more playing time against left-handed pitchers recently with DH Pat Burrell struggling...[+] against southpaws, according to MLB.com's Bill Chastain. Burrell is hitting .180 (25-for-139) against lefties since joining the team while Aybar hitting .364 against lefties this year.
4/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Rays | Willy Aybar away from team: Tampa Bay Rays 1B Willy Aybar (personal) left the team Wednesday, April 21, to be with his pregnant wife, according to the St....[+] Petersburg Times' Marc Topkin. Aybar is expected to return Friday, April 23.
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