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Alex Colome could be dropped from the Tampa Bay Rays starting rotation after tonight’s start

If things go according to plan regarding Jake Odorizzi’s return from the disabled list, the Tampa Bay Rays will have to make some adjustments to their starting rotation, as well as their 25-man roster. Odorizzi, who has been on the disabled list since June 9 with a left oblique strain, began a minor league rehab assignment with the Single-A Advanced Charlotte Stone Crabs on July...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi aims for return in 2 weeks

The injury-depleted Tampa Bay Rays received some good news after starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi tossed a 40-pitch bullpen session yesterday. For now, Odorizzi plans to make his return to the Rays starting rotation in two weeks. The right-hander has been on the disabled list since June 9 after suffering a left oblique strain. According to manager Kevin Cash, Odorizzi will toss another...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays put Odorizzi on DL with oblique strain

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have put starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. The move was announced before Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels. Odorizzi, 4-5 with a 2.47 ERA in 12 games this season, left his previous start Friday night at Seattle in the fifth inning with left side tightness. The right...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Ray’s hurler Jake Odorizzi leaves game early with injury

Jake Odorizzi of the Tampa Bay Rays has had a great year thus far in 2015.  However, he left Friday night’s game between the Seattle Mariners early due to injury. After 4 and 1/3 innings of four-hit baseball Odorizzi was pulled from the game with tightness in his side. Later identified as an oblique injury, Odorizzi was removed.  Reports vary on the which side the injury has...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Odorizzi looks to heko Tampa as one of Week 17 Two Start Pitchers

Week 17 means there are only a handful of Fantasy Baseball weeks left in the season. Fantasy Football is on all of our minds, but it’s these few weeks that will decide whether or not you end up a Fantasy Baseball champion. Two Start Pitchers are a big part of taking that extra step to securing your matchup. You either stream on the weekend or you don’t have to because you scouted...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sporting an impressive K/9 number, Jake Odorizzi headlines available Week 16 Two Start Pitchers

The All-Star break is over and the second half is here which means it’s crunch time in Fantasy Baseball. Not a lot of aces scheduled to start twice in Week 16, but there are a few good streaming options available. Cliff Lee returns to the Phillies lineup and it could potentially be his last two starts for them if he gets dealt by the end of the month. Collin McHugh and Jon Niese...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Odorizzi's self-confidence pays off with another strong June start

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Jake Odorizzi looked far from a sure thing early this season, when the young right-hander struggled through April and parts of May. He looked less confident than he had when he won the Tampa Bay Rays' fifth-starter job in spring training. He looked timid through his second and third encounters with an opponent's lineup. He looked overmatched. The baseball...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Odorizzi honors 'The Thing' pitch with Dr. Seuss T-shirts

Thing 1 + Thing 2 = Strike 3. Right-hander Jake Odorizzi's new split/change pitch has been a buzzworthy topic in the Tampa Bay Rays clubhouse since spring training. The weapon, taught to him by Rays right-hander Alex Cobb, has been dubbed "The Thing," and it's one of the reasons why the 24-year-old broke into the Rays' rotation as their No. 5 starter with right-hander Jeremy Hellickson...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Odorizzi's journey has him prepped for role in Rays' rotation

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Jake Odorizzi is sleeping better these days. It's hard to tell, because he has been the same, steady, easy-going Jake all along. It's hard to faze him. He's human. There are highs, and there are lows. He feels anxiety, and he lives relief. But mostly, he has been the same, constant, level-headed Jake since he joined the Tampa Bay Rays as part of the seven...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays add Odorizzi to starting rotation

Jake Odorizzi has won the competition to become the fifth man in the Tampa Bay Rays’ already very strong starting rotation.  The right-hander turns 24 on Thursday, and will become a fixture in a starting rotation for the first time in his career.  Fortunately for Odorizzi, there will not be as much pressure on him as there may ordinarily be on a young starting pitcher.  Joe...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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