Originally written on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 8/4/14
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After two starts, the Rays have sent pitcher Jake Odorizzi back to Durham. The move was announced Tuesday night after the game against the Marlins.  Odorizzi did not factor in a decision in his two starts. He pitched a 9.00 ERA in nine innings with two walks and eight strikeouts. After the game, manager Joe Maddon talked about the decision to send Odorizzi back to the minors. We have already spoken with him. [Jim Hickey] went over some things he wants him to work on. Also, part of this decision is based on usage of the bullpen right now. We have to make sure that we’re covered in the bullpen so nobody gets hurt and we can disperse the work properly. There’s been a lot of craziness among the bullpen, so we needed to square that up a little bit too. The Rays are expected to call up some help for the bullpen. As of Wednesday morning, no starter has been named for Saturday’s game. The post Rays send Odorizzi back to Triple-A appeared first on The Bay Cave.

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