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Tampa Bay’s Vernon Hargreaves has his first workout for Bucs

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New Tampa Bay Bucs cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III has just signed a new contract for $14.2 million over four years. Why, then, is he spending all of his time worried about the nickel? Hargreaves may start as the Bucs’ slot cornerback in the nickel formation when the Bucs start to play in the fall. He spent much of his first day of the team’s rookie mini-camp lining up there. Why? “Well, his quickness and how good of a tackler he…

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Would third time be a charm for the Rays, Delmon Young?

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Do the Rays need a hitter in the worst possible way? And if so, are they open to giving a third strike to outfielder Delmon Young? Young, the No. 1 overall pick by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2003, was released by the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday, marking another pothole in what has been a rough road for the outfielder. He does not play the outfield well enough to be an everyday player, and he has not hit well enough…

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