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Everett Teaford | Relief Pitcher

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/15/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 160
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Everett Teaford has retired from baseball.
Teaford has taken a job in the Astros' scouting department. The 31-year-old posted a 4.11 ERA across 111 2/3 innings in the majors. Jan 22 - 3:27 PM

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Everett Teaford has elected free agency.

Teaford had been outrighted off the Rays' 40-man roster during the season. The 31-year-old holds a career 4.11 ERA over parts of four seasons in the majors and will surely have to settle for a minor league deal this winter.
Sun, Oct 11, 2015 10:25:00 AM

Rays LHP Everett Teaford accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Durham.

He cleared waivers and decided not to push his luck on the open market. Teaford returns to a 5.56 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 46/18 K/BB ratio in 68 innings at Triple-A. Fun!
Sat, Jul 11, 2015 04:01:00 PM

SB Nation's Chris Cotillo is reporting that according to a source, Everett Teaford has cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Durham.

Teaford held some ugly numbers over 13 starts at Triple-A, where he posted a 5.56 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 46/18 K/BB ratio in 68 innings. In a pinch, the Rays might use him again this season, but his numbers aren't going to warrant much of a long stay.
Fri, Jul 10, 2015 02:42:00 PM

Rays designated LHP Everett Teaford for assignment.

They need a fresh arm after Teaford pitched in both games of Tuesday's doubleheader. Andrew Bellatti is back from the disabled list to take Teaford's spot in the bullpen.
Tue, Jul 7, 2015 11:34:00 PM

Rays purchased the contract of LHP Everett Teaford from Triple-A Durham.

The 31-year-old will provide depth to the Rays bullpen with his ability to work multiple innings. In 13 starts at Triple-A Durham he has registered a 5.56 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 46/18 K/BB ratio across 68 frames.
Sat, Jul 4, 2015 09:05:00 AM

Rays sent LHP Everett Teaford outright to Triple-A Durham.

Teaford was designated for assignment earlier in the week, but passed through waivers unclaimed and will continue to function as organizational bullpen depth for the Rays. He should get another chance with the big league club at some point during the season.
Thu, Apr 30, 2015 11:43:00 PM

Rays designated LHP Everett Teaford for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-acquired Xavier Cedeno. Teaford was just called up over the weekend and allowed one run on four hits and two walks over 2 1/3 innings in his lone appearance.
Tue, Apr 28, 2015 04:02:00 PM

Rays purchased the contract of LHP Everett Teaford from Triple-A Durham.

Teaford will ad depth to the Rays bullpen, and with Erasmo Ramirez scheduled to pitch against the Blue Jays on Saturday their depth will surely be tested. The 30-year-old posted a 4.20 ERA and 1.47 WHIP in 15 innings at Triple-A.
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 02:55:00 PM

Everett Teaford allowed two runs over three innings Sunday in his start against the Blue Jays.

Teaford didn't figure to be any sort of candidate to make the Rays out of spring training after signing in mid-January, but now he finds himself in the thick of the rotation competition with Alex Cobb, Drew Smyly and Alex Colome all out. The journeyman southpaw has a 2.79 ERA and a 7/1 K/BB ratio in 9 2/3 innings.
Sun, Mar 22, 2015 03:50:00 PM

Rays signed LHP Everett Teaford to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Teaford spent last season in Korea, posting a 5.24 ERA. He's a long shot to win a bullpen spot this spring.
Fri, Jan 16, 2015 03:38:00 PM

MLB Daily Dish's Chris Cotillo hears that LHP Everett Teaford will play for Korea's LG Twins in 2014.

Teaford, 29, was removed from the Royals' 40-man roster in February. He appeared in just one game for the team in 2013.
Sat, Mar 29, 2014 10:29:00 PM

Royals sent LHP Everett Teaford outright to Triple-A Omaha.

Teaford was designated for assignment last month but has cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. The 29-year-old made one appearance with the Royals last season and posted a 3.49 ERA and 99/39 K/BB ratio in 95 1/3 innings in the minors.
Fri, Feb 7, 2014 01:48:00 PM

Royals designated LHP Everett Teaford for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-acquired Carlos Peguero for assignment. Teaford, 29, made one appearance with the Royals last season and posted a 3.49 ERA and 99/39 K/BB ratio in 95 1/3 innings in the minors. He should draw interest on waivers.
Wed, Jan 29, 2014 01:49:00 PM

Royals optioned LHP Everett Teaford to Triple-A Omaha.

Teaford made just one appearance during his short stint with the big club. The Royals have elected to replace him in the bullpen with Kelvin Herrera.
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 06:23:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Luke Maile
2Bobby Wilson
3Curt Casali
1B1Brad Miller
2B1Logan Forsythe
SS1Matt Duffy
2Alexei Ramirez
3Juniel Querecuto
3B1Evan Longoria
2Richie Shaffer
LF1Corey Dickerson
2Nick Franklin
3Jaff Decker
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
2Mikie Mahtook
RF1Steven Souza
DH1Logan Morrison
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Archer
2Jake Odorizzi
3Drew Smyly
4Blake Snell
5Matt Andriese
6Alex Cobb
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Alex Colome
2Brad Boxberger
3Xavier Cedeno
4Enny Romero
5Erasmo Ramirez
6Kevin Jepsen
7Danny Farquhar
8Ryan Garton
9Eddie Gamboa
10Steve Geltz
11Justin Marks
12Chase Whitley