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MLB Injury Report: Tampa Bay Rays P Matt Moore Opts for Season Ending Tommy John Surgery

Tampa Bay Rays P Matt Moore has decided to proceed with Tommy John surgery rather than rehabilitate the partially torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his throwing elbow. Moore left his last start against the Kansas City Royals after feeling discomfort in the elbow during the 5th inning. The initial MRI performed on Moore’s elbow came back inconclusive, resulting in the Rays...
Via FF Locker Room
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays lose Matt Moore for the season

The Tampa Bay Rays have lost one of the key members of their starting rotation.  Matt Moore will have season ending Tommy John surgery next week.  In a game against the Kansas City Royals on April 7, Moore left late in the game with discomfort in his elbow.  Originally, the Rays had placed him on the 15-day disabled list, but after a catch session on Monday, the team determined...
Via isportsweb.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rays Matt Moore to undergo Tommy John surgery

Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Matt Moore will have Tommy John ligament replacement surgery next week and is estimated to be out about a year. Moore, 24, threw Monday afternoon at Camden Yards before the start of a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles, but there was enough discomfort that he decided he was unable to pitch with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament. Manager...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Moore done for year; will undergo Tommy John surgery

The Tampa Bay Rays have a gem of a left-hander in Matt Moore. He had an excellent season in 2013 and looked poised to be one of the top starters in the American League this season. Unfortunately, Moore will be missing the rest of the year thanks to Tommy John surgery. Moore tested out his gimpy left elbow on Monday throwing a bit, but the soreness in his arm persisted. He has been...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Brandon Guyer interviewed by wife in Baltimore

Pregame interviews are part of baseball's routine. Cameras at the ballpark are common, and sometimes, something extraordinary is captured that lives beyond a single night's highlight. Monday at Camden Yards was one of those times. Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Brandon Guyer was given the start in left field in the opener of a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. His...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The British Boxing Beat: Buglioni loses, David Price returns & more

Blair’s View from Britain: What exactly does an undefeated prospect need to do to get a win around here? Never before have such words been uttered, but uttered they were on Saturday night at London’s Copper Box Arena, where not one but two young ‘hometown’ fighters with pristine records found themselves on the losing side for the first time in their professional careers....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rays C Ryan Hanigan tags out two runners in one play

It’s just your standard 6-2 (tag) -4-3-2 (tag) double play.  In what has to be a major league record, Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan recorded two tag outs on the same play to preserver a 2-0 lead early.  Watch the alert fielding (and communication) by all Rays involved (via MLB.com): One would expect no less from a Joe Maddon managed team, who is known for having a defense...
Via Reading Between The Seams
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb’s latest DL stint will force Rays to get creative

Just a day after dominating the Reds en route to a 2-1 Rays win, Alex Cobb has been placed on the disabled list due to an oblique strain. Cobb joins fellow Rays starters Jeremy Hellickson and Matt Moore on the DL, meaning that the only members of Tampa Bay’s projected preseason rotation that are still healthy are David Price and Chris Archer. This is Cobb’s third DL stint in...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Place P Alex Cobb on DL With Oblique Injury

  Seems like the Tampa Rays are going to have to overcome some early-season adversity as the Associated Press is reporting that starter Alex Cobb is facing some time on the sidelines. The Tampa Bay Rays put right-hander Alex Cobb on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained oblique in his left side, the second starter they’ve lost to injury in a week. The Rays put lefty...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb Placed on 15 Day DL

The Tampa Bay Rays have placed pitcher Alex Cobb on the 15 day DL with an oblique injury. This on the back end of Matt Moore's injury takes 2 of the Rays stating 5 out of the picture for a while. David Price, Chris Archer and Jake Odorizzi will have to be at the top of their game while Erik Bedard and Cesar Ramos will hope to keep the Rays atop the American League East...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays place right-hander Alex Cobb on DL

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb has been placed on the disabled list with a left oblique strain. The team made the announcement Sunday, a day after Cobb struck out five in seven innings in Tampa Bay's 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. He's 1-1 with a 1.89 ERA and 14 strikeouts this season. Cobb's injury places further strain on the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kiermaier’s throw saves Rays’ 1-0 win over Reds

Kevin Kiermaier was sent back to Triple A Durham on Saturday afternoon, But before he left, he won a game for the Tampa Bay Rays. Sure, Alex Cobb had a hand in the Rays 1-0 win against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park with his seven scoreless innings. So did James Loney, whose first home run of the season turned out to be another game-winning hit for the first baseman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays to move Cesar Ramos to rotation, add Erik Bedard to bullpen

With starter Matt Moore on the shelf after tearing his ulnar collateral ligament, Rays manager Joe Maddon says Cesar Ramos will move out of the bullpen to start on Sunday, per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Topkin adds that it sounds like veteran lefty Erik Bedard will be called up from Triple-A Durham. Ramos, 29, has allowed one run in four innings to start the 2014 season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Tampa Bay Rays will make the playoffs

Based upon how the Tampa Bay Rays’ roster looks on paper, there appears to be a good chance that they will be playing in October.  However, it has been proven time and time again that the best teams on paper do not always end up performing up to expectations.  Underperformance and injuries are both to be expected over the course of a 162-game season.  The difference between...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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