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JOEL PERALTA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Reaching .500 just another stepping stone as Rays continue climb

Reliever Joel Peralta slapped catcher Curt Casali's hand near home plate. It was one of the first visible signs that the Tampa Bay Rays, left for dead for so long, were a .500 team once more -- a far cry from where they thought they would be in those idealistic spring training days but a remarkable feat given the winding-and-wretched path they have traveled since then.
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Joel Peralta re-instated, Erik Bedard designated for assignment

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays designated left-hander Erik Bedard for assignment Monday to make room for reliever Joel Peralta's return from the 15-day disabled list. Bedard, 35, was 4-6 with a 4.76 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 17 appearances (15 starts) for the Rays this season after making his debut in the rotation April 13 in a no-decision against the Cincinnati Reds...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays DFA Bedard, re-instate Peralta from DL

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays designated left-hander Erik Bedard for assignment Monday to make room for reliever Joel Peralta's return from the 15-day disabled list. Bedard, 35, was 4-6 with a 4.76 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 17 appearances (15 starts) for the Rays this season after making his debut in the rotation April 13 in a no-decision against the Cincinnati Reds...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Joel Peralta rehab result

The Tampa Bay Rays fell to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday by the score of 3-2. The loss dropped the Rays to 51-54 on the season, fourth in the American League East. The Rays scored both of their runs on a two-run double by Desmond Jennings. On the injury front, there is good news regarding Joel Peralta, who threw a bullpen session on Friday and began a rehab assignment on Saturday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 23, 2014  |  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
July 22, 2014  |  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
July 21, 2014  |  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
July 21, 2014  |  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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