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JOEL PERALTA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Rays' Joel Peralta may have mosquito-borne virus

Tampa Bays relief pitcher Joel Peralta says he's been feeling sick since he went home to the Dominican Republic during the All-Star break and thinks he has been stricken with chikungunya — the mosquito-borne virus spreading over Florida and the Caribbean.Peralta began feeling sick on Friday after visiting the Dominican Republic where chikungunya is extremely prevalent, reported CBS...
Via The Other Paper
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Joel Peralta placed on DL

The Tampa Bay Rays enter the first game of an interleague series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a record of 47-53, last in the American League East. The Rays have played better of late, having won 16 of their last 21 games. Much of the improvement can be attributed to the pitching staff, which has a respectable ERA of 3.76. The Rays will be without one piece of their staff...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rays place reliever Joel Peralta on 15-day DL with illness

Tampa Bay Rays reliever Joel Peralta was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday (retroactive to July 13) due to illness, and left-hander Jeff Beliveau will take his place in the bullpen. Peralta, 38, didn't pitch during the Rays' three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins at Target Field from last Friday to Sunday. Recently, he told reporters that he may have contracted...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rays Joel Peralta Thinks He May Have Chikungunya Virus

Time for the truth. I wasn’t sure what Chikungunya virus was, but it didn’t sound like something I would want. Tampa Bay Rays reliever Joel Peralta thinks he may have contacted the virus during the All-Star break while visiting the Dominican Republic. The virus is transferred by mosquitoes in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It has also recently been...
Via Baseball News Source
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Joel Peralta may hit DL with virus

The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Minnesota Twins on Sunday by the score of 5-3 behind solid pitching from Chris Archer, who allowed one earned run and six hits in 6 1/3 innings. The win improved the Rays to 47-53, fourth in the American League East. The Rays were without the services of reliever Joel Peralta for the entire series and he may end up on the disabled list due to a virus...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Peralta falters in eight inning in Rays' loss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Joel Peralta stared toward the back on his locker for a few brief moments to end a frustrating night. He dipped his face and shook his head in frustration before rising from his chair. Normally one of manager Joe Maddon's most trusted bullpen options, the right-handed reliever fell short of his standard for the third time in his past five appearances....
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Rays teammates make Joel Peralta a funny display on his birthday

Saturday marked the 37th birthday for Tampa Bay Rays veteran reliever Joel Peralta. And you can bet that every member of the Tampa Bay organization knew about it.Peralta entered the clubhouse this morning to find a colorful display around his locker in celebration of his big day. He can thank his younger teammates and clubhouse staff for the big surprise.The theme for Peralta'...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays reliever Joel Peralta won't play in WBC

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. A dream of playing in the World Baseball Classic is over for Tampa Bay Rays reliever Joel Peralta. On Sunday morning, Peralta said he wont compete in the upcoming event, held March 2-19, because he wants to preserve his health for the regular season. The 36-year-old had been selected to participate for the Dominican Republic in the tournament, held once every...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss
OUT TO LUNCH

Joel Peralta suffers bizarre injury

The prize for most bizarre spring training injury is always hotly contested, but Joel Peralta's latest injury is going to be tough to top.  

Via The Outside Corner
February 13, 2013  |  4 Comments
DIRTY MOVE

Rays P ejected for substance on glove

Rays reliever Joel Peralta was ejected from a game for having a foreign substance on his glove. It seems there was some history there.

Via The Outside Corner
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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