The Tampa Bay Rays had a busy weekend as they purchased the contract of outfielder Wil Myers as well as recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Lueke from their Triple-A Durham farm club.
To make room for the duo, the Rays optioned infielder Ryan Roberts to the same minor league affiliate while placing Alex Cobb on the 7-day disabled list due to a concussion.
Cobb has no timetable to...
The Tampa Bay Rays have placed right-handed pitcher Brandon Gomes on the 15-day disabled list due to a right lat strain. Taking his place on the active roster, the organization has recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Lueke from Triple-A Durham. Lueke will serve as a middle relief guy out of the Rays bullpen.
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The Tampa Bay Rays have recalled right-hander Chris Archer from Triple-A to start against the Cleveland Indians.
Archer was 5-3 with a 3.93 ERA in 10 starts at Durham. He was 1-3 with a 4.60 ERA in six appearances last season with Tampa Bay. Archer was selected by Cleveland in the fifth round of the 2006 draft and traded to the Chicago Cubs in 2008. The Rays acquired him from the...
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May 10, 2013
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Brandon Gomes on the 15-day disabled list before starting a three-game series with the San Diego Padres on Friday.
The right-hander has a right lat strain, which he began noticing early in a series against the Colorado Rockies last Friday through Sunday in Denver. He pitched 13 of an inning in both the Friday and Saturday...
According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reliever Brandon Gomes has been placed on the disabled list with a right lat strain, and Josh Lueke has been recalled from Durham to take his place on the roster.
Lueke was acquired from the Seattle Mariners last year in a trade for catcher John Jaso and has spent the majority of his time with the Rays at the AAA level.
I want to read a redemption story about Josh Lueke.
I do. Most of my friends and colleagues would rather never hear or read his name again, and I get that, and honestly, I'd be more than okay with that. But a redemption story would be pretty cool.
I mean, a real one. Not this *********.
The thing is: what we know of the available evidence pretty strongly suggests...
Josh Lueke, the newest member of the Tampa Bay Rays pitching staff, had fans doing a double-take Wednesday. After getting called up to the big leagues on Tuesday, the youngster didn't have a batting practice jersey for Wednesday's pregame. So, he borrowed the No. 14 jersey of star pitcher David Price. Lueke and Price then signed autographs, leaving room for some confusion...
The Tampa Bay Rays, still feeling the effects from Monday's 15-inning, 5-hour loss to the Oakland Athletics, have called up right-handed reliever Josh Lueke.
Lueke was with the Rays coming out of spring training and has an 18.90 ERA in three games with the big league club. The 6-foot-5-inch, 235-pounder was 1-3 with a 4.72 ERA for Triple-A Durham before getting recalled to the...
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July 17, 2012
The trade of John Jaso on Sunday that brought reliever Josh Lueke from the Seattle Mariners to the Rays has already been a controversial one among fans of the team. But what about Lueke's performance on the field? Inside I discuss what he offers the Rays' bullpen and examine his new found maturity as a player and a man.
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired right-hander Josh Lueke and a player to be named or cash from the Seattle Mariners for catcher John Jaso.
The trade was announced on Sunday.
Lueke made the Mariners opening-day roster last season, but was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma in April after allowing 12 runs over 6 1-3 innings in eight appearances. He rejoined the Mariners in July and in 25...
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November 27, 2011