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Tampa Bay Rays: Sign reliever Kevin Jepsen and recall Maile

Veteran reliever returns to the  Tampa Bay Rays bringing needed leadership along with a recall of a defensive catcher The Tampa Bay Rays have begun to shore up their roster as they begin the second half of the season on Friday when they host the Baltimore Orioles. They have done so by adding some much […] Tampa Bay Rays: Sign reliever Kevin Jepsen and recall Maile - Rays Colored...
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13 days ago

Rays sign RHP Kevin Jepsen to major league deal

According to a report from Chris Cotillo of SB Nation on Thursday, the Tampa Bay Rays have signed free agent pitcher Kevin Jepsen to a major league contract. Previously released by the Minnesota Twins on July 11 after originally being designated for assignment by the club back on July 3, the veteran right-hander is actually returning to Tampa Bay for the second time in as many seasons...
Via Today's Knuckleball
14 days ago

Rays, Kevin Jepsen Agree To Major League Deal

The Rays and right-hander Kevin Jepsen, who was released by the Twins recently following a DFA, have agreed to a Major League deal, reports SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo (links to Twitter). Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported shortly before that news that the two sides were nearing a deal (via Twitter) and had first mentioned the Rays’ interest in a reunion with Jepsen last...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins release veteran reliever Jepsen

The Twins released right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen on Monday, eight days after designating the veteran for assignment.
17 days ago

Twins Release Kevin Jepsen

JULY 11: The Twins have released Jepsen, tweets Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. JULY 3: The Twins have designated right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen for assignment, reports LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune (Twitter link). To replace Jepsen on its roster, the club has recalled outfielder Eddie Rosario from Triple-A Rochester, tweets Rhett Bollinger...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins designate Jepsen, call up Rosario

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Twins designated closer Kevin Jepsen for assignment and welcomed Eddie Rosario back from Triple-A Rochester before Sunday's game against Texas. Jepsen entered Sunday with a 6.16 ERA with seven saves in 11 chances.Reliever Trevor May, who's missed 21 games on the DL with back spasms, was also back in the clubhouse. Manager Paul Molitor said May wouldn't be activated...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jepsen takes another loss in Twins 7-5 defeat

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Jepsen's performance with the Minnesota Twins last season gave the team confidence it had a quality option at the back end of the bullpen when closer Glen Perkins went on the disabled list in April. In save situations or not, Jepsen's 2016 outings haven't brought much relief to Minnesota. Brad Miller's sacrifice fly snapped a 5-all tie in the ninth inning...
Via Associated Press
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Right-hander Kevin Jepsen and Twins agree at $5,312,500

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Right-hander Kevin Jepsen have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $5,312,500. The agreement, announced Friday, gives the pitcher a raise of more than $2 million from his earnings of $3,025,000 last year. The settlement was above the $5,225,000 midpoint between the $5.4 million he had asked for and the $5.05 million Minnesota had...
Via Associated Press
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #60: Thanks, Jepsen – Angels 6, Rays 2

Just when it looked like the Angels were going to drop another series to the Tampa Bay Rays… KEVIN JEPSEN STRIKES! If you’ve read this blog for even a few years, you know full well how I feel about Kevin Jepsen. Seeing him leave the team was not exactly an event that filled me with sorry. But watching him blow a lead and take the loss for the Rays well, this is how it made...
Via Monkey with a Halo
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Questioning Kevin Jepsen’s 2014 season

The reliever that Angels fans loved to hate had the audacity to go out and actually pitch really well this season. What’s up with that, Jepsen? Bullpen whipping boys aren’t supposed to work hard, dedicate themselves to their game and turn into a high quality reliever. We’re going to have to investigate this further. Is the resurgence of Jepsen for real? Let’s see. His ERA...
Via Monkey with a Halo
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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