Rays sign Manny, Damon
The Rays have agreed to terms with both Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez, tweets Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. The deals are pending physicals. Damon’s deal is worth $5.25MM plus a potential $750K in bonus money based on attendance. Ramirez’s deal is worth $2MM. (Twitter link) Both players are represented by Scott Boras.
Outside of signing Soriano to a ridiculously one-sided contract, the Yankees have been fairly quiet this winter. That doesn’t mean that they’re having a bad offseason, really, but with so much going on in the AL East, it’s strange that they’re not really part of the action.