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Jake Odorizzi | Starting Pitcher | #23

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/27/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2008 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / MLW
Contract: view contract details

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Jake Odorizzi (hamstring) said Wednesday's simulated game went well.
That view was shared by manager Kevin Cash. Odorizzi has been cleared to return Monday against the Marlins after missing two starts with a strained hamstring. Erasmo Ramirez made one start in his absence while Austin Pruitt made the other in what was deemed as a "bullpen" game. Apr 26 - 9:38 PM

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Jake Odorizzi (hamstring) will have his simulated game pushed back from Tuesday to Wednesday.

Odorizzi didn't have a setback with his hamstring, but the thought is that the weather could be better on Wednesday and would allow him to get on the field. It would also put him five days out from his expected return on May 1 against the Marlins.
Apr 25 - 3:47 PM

Jake Odorizzi (hamstring) is on track to rejoin the Rays' rotation on May 1 in Miami.

Odorizzi threw a bullpen session over the weekend and will go through a four-inning simulated game on Tuesday. The right-hander says the strained left hamstring that put him on the disabled list is no longer an issue. Odorizzi posted a 4.15 ERA in his first 13 innings for the Rays before the injury.
Apr 24 - 4:43 PM

Jake Odorizzi (hamstring) will throw a bullpen session Saturday.

The hope is that Odorizzi will miss just two starts, but the Rays will have a better idea as to his timetable following the session. Erasmo Ramirez made a start in his plate on Thursday.
Apr 21 - 3:25 PM

Rays manager Kevin Cash said the hope is Jake Odorizzi (hamstring) will only end up missing two starts.

Erasmo Ramirez is replacing Odorizzi in the rotation for the time being, but at least at this juncture, the hope is that this hamstring injury will not keep him out of action for too long. On Wednesday, the 27-year-old right-hander played catch on flat ground. Should he miss just the two starts as Cash is crossing his fingers for, it would put him in line for an early May return.
Apr 19 - 4:56 PM

Jake Odorizzi (hamstring) played catch on flat ground on Wednesday.

Odorizzi was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring last week. It is unknown at this juncture just when the right-hander will be able to come back from this injury. The Rays figure to play things cautiously with his rehab given the fickle nature of hamstring injuries and the early stage of the season. Once he is further along in his recovery, a concrete timetable for his return should become more clear.
Apr 19 - 4:24 PM

Rays placed RHP Jake Odorizzi on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.

Odorizzi took a comebacker off his leg in a start against Toronto last week and aggravated the injury Saturday against the Red Sox. Chase Whitley will absorb his spot on the active roster. Erasmo Ramirez logged four innings after Odorizzi’s departure on Saturday and could be a candidate to fill his slot in the starting rotation.
Apr 15 - 9:20 PM

Jake Odorizzi left Saturday's start against the Red Sox with left hamstring tightness.

The injury occurred on Odorizzi's first pitch of the second inning. He tried a couple of warmup pitches but didn't look right and was replaced by Erasmo Ramirez, who allowed a home run on his first pitch to Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland. Odorizzi allowed one hit and no runs before exiting. We'll let you know as soon as the Rays update his status.
Apr 15 - 5:09 PM

Jake Odorizzi pitched well in Sunday's victory over the Blue Jays, allowing two runs on two hits over six strong frames.

Odorizzi fanned four on the afternoon while walking one. He allowed a solo homer to Josh Donaldson and an RBI groundout to Troy Tulowitzki in the first inning but settled in masterfully afterwards, retiring 15 of the final 16 hitters he faced. He'll look to replicate this fine effort when he takes on the Red Sox in Boston on Saturday.
Apr 9 - 4:15 PM

Jake Odorizzi was charged with four runs on seven hits and two walks across six innings in Tuesday’s loss to the Yankees.

The Yankees touched the right-hander up with a couple longballs, with the most painful one being a two-run shot by the light-hitting Ronald Torreyes. Odorizzi struck out four on the night and needed 107 pitches to get through his six frames. The Rays’ right-hander will try to bounce back this weekend at home against the Blue Jays.
Apr 4 - 10:45 PM

Jake Odorizzi gave up three runs and five hits in 3 2/3 innings Tuesday against the Yankees.

Odorizzi is on Team USA's provisional roster for the WBC, meaning he could be added for round two. However, he doesn't seem to be in the club's plans. He's allowed five runs and struck out nine in 7 2/3 innings this spring.
Mar 14 - 5:13 PM

Jake Odorizzi won his arbitration hearing against the Rays.

He'll make $4.1 million in 2017 as opposed to the $3.825 million figure that was filed by the Rays back in January. Odorizzi, who turns 26 next month, was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter. He posted a 3.69 ERA and 166/54 K/BB ratio over 187 2/3 innings in 2016.
Feb 14 - 12:50 PM

Jake Odorizzi had his salary arbitration hearing on Monday morning in Florida.

A decision is expected to come Tuesday. Odorizzi filed at $4.1 million and the Rays filed at $3.825 million when arbitration figures were exchanged in early January. The hard-throwing right-hander posted a cool 3.69 ERA with 166 strikeouts over a career-high 187 2/3 innings in 2016.
Feb 13 - 3:17 PM

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is hearing the Rays could trade Jake Odorizzi before the start of spring training.

Even after shipping Drew Smyly to the Mariners, the Rays still have a surplus of arms and could move one of them in the near future. Cafardo believes it's unlikely the Rays would move either Chris Archer or Alex Cobb, leaving Odorizzi as the most likely trade candidate. Odorizzi enjoyed one of his best seasons last year, logging a 3.69 ERA over a career-high 187 2/3 innings.
Source: Boston Globe
Jan 21 - 7:18 PM

Jake Odorizzi requested $4.1 million and was offered $3.825 million by the Rays when arbitration figures were exchanged on Friday.

It's the first year that Odorizzi is eligible for arbitration and he'll see a sizable raise either way over the $520,700 that he earned in 2016. had projected the 26-year-old hurler to earn $4.6 million through the arbitration process.
Jan 13 - 8:13 PM

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2B1Brad Miller
SS1Matt Duffy
2Tim Beckham
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3B1Evan Longoria
LF1Colby Rasmus
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CF1Kevin Kiermaier
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RF1Steven Souza
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Starting Pitcher
S1Chris Archer
2Alex Cobb
3Jake Odorizzi
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5Matt Andriese
6Nathan Eovaldi
Relief Pitcher
R1Alex Colome
2Brad Boxberger
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5Erasmo Ramirez
6Shawn Tolleson
7Kevin Gadea
8Tommy Hunter
9Jumbo Diaz
10Austin Pruitt
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