Found July 25, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
One of the top prospects in the Tampa Bay Rays organization will miss the remainder of the minor league season as well as part of - or all of - next season.  Taylor Guerrieri will undergo Tommy John surgery.  He was the Rays' first round pick in the 2011 draft. BREAKING NEWS: #Rays top pitching prospect Taylor Guerrieri having Tommy John surgery today — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) July 24, 2013 Guerrieri has shot up the prospect rankings in the last couple of years.  This season he landed at the 62nd-best prospect spot according to Baseball America (44th-best according to  Entering the 2012 season, he was 90th and 99th respectively.  Guerrieri was moving in the right direction, so this injury is a big-time setback for the 20-year old. The Rays have been watching Guerrieri closely.  He was not near a Major League call up, but he may have finished the year at Double-A if he remained healthy.  Now, he will likely need to start over again at Single-A when he returns from the surgery.  Guerrieri is in his second professional season.  He was pitching at The Rays Single-A affiliate in Bowling Green.  Overall, Guerrieri has made 26 minor league starts and has a 1.59 ERA. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

Rays' Taylor Guerrieri has Tommy John surgery

A star of the Tampa Bay Rays' farm system will miss significant time. The Rays announced that right-hander Taylor Guerrieri, considered to be their top pitching prospect, had successful Tommy John surgery Wednesday to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He is expected to miss the rest of the 2013 season and at least part of the 2014 campaign. Dr. James...

Rays Top Prospect Taylor Guerrieri Undergoes Tommy John Surgery

The top pitching prospect in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, Taylor Guerrieri, underwent Tommy John surgery today and will most likely be out until the 2015 season. Guerrieri was slated to pitch in the 2013 Futures Game, but was scratched due to fatigue, which appeared to follow him into his most recent start on July 15, where he was pulled in the third inning with elbow soreness...

Yunel Escobar Starts Double Play With Behind-the-Back One-Hand Glove Flip (Video)

Turning a double play is always a feat in and of itself, but making it look pretty is a practiced art form. On Wednesday night, Yanul Escobar was quite the artist. In the bottom of the fourth inning of Wednesday night’s game, the Red Sox’ Dustin Pedroia hit what looked like a seeing-eye single, but Escobar wouldn’t let that fly. The Rays shortstop ranged up the middle to make...

Yunel Escobar turns sick DP against Sox

Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar pulled off one of the more impressive defensive plays of the year in the fourth inning of Wednesday night’s game against the Red Sox. Check out the sexy behind-the-back flip with the glove. Nailed it. [Cork Gaines] The post Yunel Escobar turns sick DP against Sox appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

Tampa Bay Rays turn filthy double play

Tampa Bay Rays’ Yunel Escobar started off this slick double play on Wednesday night with a filthy behind-the-back flip to Ben Zobrist.  Zobrist then barehanded the ball and rifled it to first to finish off the double play.  This was an absolutely fantastic play, and a web gem for sure. []

Daily Fantasy Baseball Analysis July 24: The Price is Right

The Price is Right After missing a month and a half, Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price has returned to the Cy Young-caliber pitcher we saw in 2012. In his five July starts since returning from the DL, Price has gone 4-1 with a 1.76 ERA over 41.0 innings pitched. Three of his five starts have been [...]

Rays Head to New York on High Note

The Tampa Bay Rays (60-42) will head to New York this weekend to take on the Yankees for a three-game series. This is a big series as well because the Rays will need to be able to win within the division and finish this road trip off strong. Tampa Bay is fresh off winning a [...]

Price is Right for Rays

Rays Lefty Back to Cy Young Form Since Coming off Disabled List Starting pitcher David Price went the distance for Tampa Bay on Wednesday night allowing just a run on five hits as the Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-1 to creep to within a half game of first place Boston in the division. [...]

Price throws complete game as Rays beat Red Sox

Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar made the dazzling play that people were talking about tweeting about and tuning in to highlights shows to see after Wednesday's 5-1 win. But David Price delivered the performance worthy of deep thought a 97-pitch compete-game five-hit masterpiece against the potent Red Sox that extended his post-disabled-list run and raised the startling possibility...

Red Sox 6, Rays 2

Jon Lester matched his season high with eight strikeouts and overcame homers by Wil Myers and Evan Longoria as the Boston Red Sox remained in first place with a 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. The Red Sox moved 1 1/2 games ahead of the Rays in the AL East and stayed atop the division for the 58th consecutive day. The loss ended the Rays' six-game winning streak...

Red Sox/Rays rained out

The Guru Contributing Writer Thursday night's Red Sox/Rays battle for first place in the American League East has been postponed. The game will be made up on Monday at 6:10 p.m. at Fenway Park. That would have been an off day for both teams. The delay may actually work in the Rays favor as it will be David Price's turn in the rotation. Price pitched a five-hit complete...

Daily Rundown: Red Sox Top Rays to Remain in 1st

The Tampa Bay Rays entered Tuesday’s contest with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park just a half game back in the American League East. The Rays would catapult the Red Sox in the division with a victory, but the night would belong to the Red Sox as Boston took the second game of the [...]
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