Exclusive interview with Tampa Rays’ GM andExecutive VP of Baseball Operations, Andrew Friedman this Sunday (2/10)
at 12:00 PM EST.
Entering his third season overseeing Tampa’s baseball operations, Andrew Friedman
has added to and helped speed up the improvement of the great talent
base he inherited from former GM Chuck Lamar after the 2005 season.
Among some of Friedman’s early successes have been the development
of long time prospect B.J. Upton, the revitalization of the career of
2007 Most Improved Player Carlos Pena, the continued progress of ace
left handed pitcher Scott Kazmir, and the low-cost addition of former
Japanese player Akinori Iwamura.
One of Friedman’s first moves was to hire a man who had never been a
full-time manager in the majors to lead his incredibly young team. So
far, so good as the young Rays’ players have responded extremely well
to Joe Maddon.
Two of Friedman’s most important moves to date have been the
drafting of left handed stud pitcher David Price in last year’s draft
and his recent blockbuster deal that sent the multi-talented outfielder
Delmon Young to the Twins for top young right hander Matt Garza.
The Rays’ system is loaded, the lineup should once again be the
youngest in the AL, and the future looks bright for Friedman and his
Tampa Bay Rays.
Join us Sunday (2/10) at 12:00 PM EST as we welcome Andrew Friedman as our guest on BASEBALL TALK w/ Carl the Cabbie & Dugout Joe.
If you want to tune in live or listen at your own convenience, just
click on the link below. If you want to talk to Andrew Friedman, the
call in # is 646-478-4570. We’ll open the lines around 12:30 PM.
Baseball Talk w/Carl the Cabbie & Dugout Joe
(Click above to listen)