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Rays recall righty Jeremy Hellickson, sends reliever Juan Carlos Oviedo for assignment

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays recalled right-hander Jeremy Hellickson on Saturday and designated reliever Juan Carlos Oviedo for assignment. Oviedo, 32, only appeared in 31 2/3 innings with the Rays, all this year, after he was signed before the 2013 season in hopes that he would be an effective late-relief option. However, he never realized that potential, and he finishes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Hellickson OK with move to Double-A Montgomery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- With the All-Star break looming, Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson was optioned to Double-A Montgomery on Sunday and plans to start Monday as part of one of two upcoming appearances in the minor leagues. He said he also will start for High-A Charlotte next Sunday. In addition Sunday, the Rays announced that reliever Jake McGee had been activated...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Hellickson’s Debut

Hellickson is a “love him or hate him” fantasy player (Photo: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) Jeremy Hellickson made his 2014 debut and was rusty during the first inning, but afterwards it was vintage Hellickson. In the first inning batters made a lot of hard hit contact, but he was able to get outs. Afterwards he was able to throw all of pitches in any count and in any part of...
Via Baseball Professor
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hellickson begins work to shed wild-card label with Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Jeremy Hellickson walked toward his dugout to a standing ovation from some. His return to the Tampa Bay Rays' rotation was, by any reasonable analysis, better than expected. He entered as a wild card Tuesday at Tropicana Field, the ghosts of his grisly 2013 season not far from memory with each whisper of his name. Only Hellickson can chase the suspicion...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. It would be hard to fault the Tampa Bay Rays for their early-season struggles considering they were missing three-fifths of their starting rotation. They're beginning to climb out of that funk, and they're hoping the return of Jeremy Hellickson leads to more success. Hellickson makes his season debut Tuesday night...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Jeremy Hellickson will start Tuesday

The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Detroit Tigers on Sunday by the score of 7-2. The Rays have won 10 of their last 12 games to improve to 41-50, fourth in the American League East. Much of the improvement can be attributed to the pitching staff which is now 15th in the Major Leagues in ERA. More good news for the pitching staff is the return of Jeremy Hellickson, who finished his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hellickson nears return for Rays

RHP Jeremy Hellickson looked good enough over 52/3 innings in his Thursday rehab start and felt good enough in a Friday throwing session that Rays manager Joe Maddon pronounced him "about ready" to join the rotation. Hellickson, working his way back from January elbow surgery, was expected to throw a bullpen session at Tropicana Field today. Then executive VP Andrew Friedman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Jeremy Hellickson makes final rehab start

The Tampa Bay Rays dropped to 38-50 on the season following an 8-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Erik Bedard was hammered three home runs and five runs in the first inning and six runs over two innings to take the loss. The Rays, who are 21st in the league in runs scored, managed only two hits off Matt Scherzer and Chad Smith. With the bad news of the win came some...
Via MLB Injury News
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Jeremy Hellickson leaves rehab start with elbow discomfort

The Tampa Bay Rays split a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles taking the first game by the score of 5-2 before losing the second by the score of 4-1. The Rays stand at 33-49, twelve games behind the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East. The Rays were hoping pitcher Jeremy Hellickson would be ready for this weekend series, but that wasn't the case. Now following...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Jeremy Hellickson feeling strong after first rehab start

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Nearing an anticipated return to the Tampa Bay Rays' rotation, Jeremy Hellickson feels good about his progress. The right-hander allowed no runs, two hits and struck out two in three innings for High-A Charlotte against the Tampa Yankees on Saturday in Tampa in his first rehab start. Recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his throwing elbow since late...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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