Rays Injury Updates: Matt Moore, Jeremy Hellickson, Alex Cobb, Desmond Jennings

The Tampa Bay Rays will take a much needed breather today with their second day off of the season and first in ten days.  They'll host the Minnesota Twins for a three-game set starting tomorrow before leaving on a 10-game road trip.  The Rays have had a host of injuries this season with some truly devastating ones to boot.  We have a lot of updates today, let's go over...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays place three on 15-day disabled list

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have set their opening day roster by placing injured pitchers Jeremy Hellickson and Juan Carlos Oviedo and shortstop Tim Beckham on the 15-day disabled list. Hellickson is expected to miss the first six to eight weeks of the season after surgery on his pitching elbow. Rookie Jake Odorizzi will fill in as the No. 5 starter. Oviedo re-signed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hellickson to miss start after elbow surgery

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson has undergone surgery on his pitching elbow and is expected to miss the first six-to-eight weeks of the season. The 2011 AL Rookie of the Year experienced discomfort in his elbow after beginning his offseason throwing program in December. He tried to work through it, but when it persisted during bullpen sessions in mid-January, Hellickson...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hellickson out until May after elbow surgery

Follow Jacob on Twitter @jacobfaganAccording to Marc Topkin of Tampa Bay Times Jeremy Hellickson had arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow last week and is expected to be sidelined until May. The 26-year old right-hander had a rough 2013 season finishing with a 5.17 ERA with a 12-10 record. He had loose ‘bodies’ removed from his elbow in what is considered a minor procedure...
Via MLB Injury News
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays' Jeremy Hellickson has elbow surgery, could miss first 6-8 weeks of season

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson will likely miss the first six to eight weeks of the season after he had arthroscopic surgery performed on his right elbow last week. Dr. Koco Eaton, the Rays' team physician, removed loose bodies in the minor procedure. The Tampa Bay Times first reported the news. Hellickson, 26, appeared ready to try to rebound from a challenging...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays send Jeremy Hellickson to Class A Charlotte for rest

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. After a rough August, the Tampa Bay Rays hope some rest and recovery does Jeremy Hellickson well. The right-hander was sent to Class A Charlotte on Tuesday, a day after he allowed five runs and seven hits in only 2 23 innings in a loss to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Rays manager Joe Maddon emphasized that Hellickson is well physically but giving...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hellickson rebounds with strong performance

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Jeremy Hellickson managed some humor at his expense. The timing was appropriate, fresh off one of his best starts of a season that has included its share of struggle for him.The line was said in jest, but it spoke volumes. It showed the 26-year-old right-hander is aware he must be stronger, more consistent, and find his form of old. Hellickson was talking about...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Developing Prospects: The Rays’ Way is the Right Way

One thing that consistently confuses me as someone who pays attention to the inner workings of the baseball industry is the propensity for prospects to be rushed through the minor league system based on reputation and roster needs, rather than results. The minor league system, at its core, provides a process to separate the major leaguers from the washouts, the wheat from the chaff...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Rays P hit by ball, taken to hospital

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Jeremy Hellickson was struck in the head by a ball on Wednesday morning during batting practice and has been taken to the hospital.

Via Reading Between The Seams
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Rays' Hellickson hit in head by ball during BP

DETROIT -- Tampa Bay Rays ace Jeremy Hellickson left Comerica Park on a cart Wednesday morning after being hit in the head during batting practice. Hellickson, last year's American League Rookie of the Year, was in the Rays bullpen beyond the leftfield fence when he was struck in the head by a ball hit by a Tigers player. Both teams' trainers immediately ran out to the bullpen...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

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