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Jake Odorizzi | Starting Pitcher

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/27/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Jake Odorizzi didn't put his best foot forward in Saturday's loss to the Royals, allowing four runs on seven hits over 4 2/3 innings.
Odorizzi struck out five and walked two on the evening. The Royals burned him with a pair of runs in the first inning and another pair in the fifth. While The 25-year-old right-hander might not have had his best stuff on Saturday, he's pitched to a nice 3.18 ERA and 1.14 WHIP over 133 innings this season. Odorizzi will head to the Bronx for a date with the Yankees in his next start. Aug 29 - 9:33 PM

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Jake Odorizzi turned in a solid start in a Sunday no-decision against the A's, allowing two runs on three hits over six-plus innings.

Odorizzi struck out four and walked one on the afternoon. Runs scored against him via RBI singles off the bats of Mark Canha and Brett Lawrie in the fourth and seventh innings, respectively. Only an oblique strain that took a chunk out of his season in June has marred what's been a very nice campaign for the 25-year-old right-hander. He'll take his 3.02 ERA and 1.11 WHIP into a home start against the Royals next time he toes the rubber.
Aug 23 - 7:40 PM

Jake Odorizzi struck out nine while allowing one run over six innings in a no-decision against the Astros on Tuesday.

His nine strikeouts matched a season high. Odorizzi scattered six hits and a walk over his six innings but didn't factor in the decision, his fourth consecutive no-decision. The right-hander remains 6-6 but improved his ERA to 3.02 through 20 starts. Odorizzi will look for his seventh win Sunday at the Athletics.
Aug 18 - 11:50 PM

Jake Odorizzi was tagged for six runs and nine hits in six-plus innings by the Braves on Wednesday.

It was four runs through six innings, but manager Eric Wedge sent him back out for the seventh and he allowed a walk and a double before being pulled. Both runners came around to score off Alex Colome, who went on to vulture the win after the Rays scored six in the bottom of the seventh. It was just the second time this season that Odorizzi has allowed five runs, and his ERA jumped from 2.77 to 3.09.
Aug 12 - 11:42 PM

Jake Odorizzi posted his best start since returning from the disabled list, firing 6 2/3 innings of one-run baseball against the Mets in a Friday no-decision.

Odorizzi scattered four hits while striking out six and walking one. Outside of a solo home run by Juan Uribe in the seventh, he did not allow a run. An oblique strain sidelined him for over a month earlier this season and he's struggled to return to his pre-injury form since being activated on July 10, but Friday's start was a definite step in the right direction. Overall, he holds a 2.77 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 93/28 K/BB ratio across 110 1/3 innings. Next up, a home start against the Braves as he tries to build off of this successful outing.
Aug 7 - 10:16 PM

Jake Odorizzi supplied a quality start in a Sunday no-decision against the Red Sox, allowing three runs on seven hits over six innings.

Odorizzi struck out five and walked one on the day. The Red Sox took him to task for two runs in the first inning and another in the third to account for the scoring on his line. He's flashed signs of his pre-injury self since returning from the disabled list on July 10 after missing over a month with a strained oblique, but there's still room for improvement and owners probably have sunnier days to look forward to with the 25-year-old right-hander. The owner of a 2.86 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and 87/27 K/BB ratio across 103 2/3 innings, Odorizzi will face the Mets at home in his next scheduled start.
Aug 2 - 4:52 PM

Jake Odorizzi will have his next start bumped up a day, as he'll pitch on Sunday against the Red Sox.

Nathan Karns, who had been scheduled to pitch Sunday, will move back a day and work against the White Sox on Monday. The Rays simply wanted to change the order of their rotation, there isn't believed to be anything physically wrong with Karns.
Aug 1 - 11:36 AM

Jake Odorizzi got the win with six innings of one-run ball versus the Tigers as the Rays skated to a 10-2 victory on Tuesday.

Yoenis Cespedes belted a solo home run to right-center in the fourth inning, accounting for the scant damage. Odorizzi scattered six hits and a walk while striking out eight in the sterling effort. In 16 starts, the right-hander has a 2.76 ERA with a 1.11 WHIP and an 82/26 K/BB ratio in 97 2/3 innings. Odorizzi is scheduled to take on the White Sox in a road start next.
Jul 28 - 11:04 PM

Jake Odorizzi pitched decently against the Phillies on Wednesday afternoon, allowing two runs on five hits over five innings.

Odorizzi struck out five and walked two in the contest. Both runs on his line scored in a soft first inning via a double play and an infield single. This was his third start since returning from an early June oblique injury. He was flat-out dominant prior to the injury, but sledding's been tougher on the other side of the DL and he's clearly still working off the rust. Owners should remain patient. Even with the sometime struggles of late, he still holds a 2.85 ERA and 1.10 WHIP. He'll continue to try to work his way back into the light in a home start against the Tigers next time he toes the rubber.
Jul 22 - 4:57 PM

Jake Odorizzi was knocked around by the Blue Jays on Friday, surrendering six runs on six hits over 4 1/3 frames.

Odorizzi struggled badly with his command, issuing five walks on the night while striking out only one. He had allowed just one run through the first four innings, but the Jays broke the game open and chased the right-hander with a five-run uprising in the fifth, capped by a three-run homer by Justin Smoak. Despite this setback, he'll carry an impressive 2.80 ERA and 1.08 WHIP into Wednesday's start against the Phillies in Philadelphia.
Jul 17 - 9:42 PM

Jake Odorizzi threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings against the Astros in his return from the disabled list on Saturday.

Odorizzi allowed just two hits while striking out five and walking three over his 5 2/3 innings of work. He had been sidelined with a strained oblique since June 5. Prior to the injury, he held a 2.47 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 63/15 K/BB ratio in 76 2/3 innings. Owners should feel comfortable deploying him as normal moving forward.
Jul 11 - 6:54 PM

Rays activated RHP Jake Odorizzi from the 15-day disabled list.

The right-hander will return to the Rays rotation on Saturday against the Astros. He hasn't pitched since June 6 due to his strained oblique, but looked strong on his minor league rehab assignment. Fantasy owners can confidently activate him for use against the free-swinging Astros.
Jul 10 - 10:04 PM

Jake Odorizzi (oblique) will be activated and start Saturday against the Astros.

That was the speculation, and Rays manager Kevin Cash confirmed it Wednesday. Odorizzi hasn't pitched since June 5 due to the strained oblique. With Odorizzi drawing the Saturday assignment, Matt Moore's start was pushed back to Sunday.
Jul 8 - 6:14 PM

Jake Odorizzi (oblique) tossed 5 2/3 scoreless innings Monday in his latest minor league rehab start with High-A Charlotte.

Odorizzi, who has been out for a month with an oblique strain, allowed just two hits and one walk while striking out six. I haven't had any pain for quite a while now so I was just looking to get through this healthy and make sure I got all my pitches in," said Odorizzi. He's on track to rejoin the Rays on Saturday against the Astros.
Jul 7 - 9:13 AM

Jake Odorizzi (oblique) will make one more rehab start before being activated from the disabled list.

Odorizzi pitched well for High-A Charlotte on Wednesday, allowing just one run on two hits and one walk over four innings. He only got his pitch count up to 57, though, so the Rays will have him stretch out a little more. He'll rejoin the big club's rotation on July 11.
Jul 3 - 5:34 PM

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C1Rene Rivera
2Curt Casali
3J.P. Arencibia
1B1James Loney
2B1Logan Forsythe
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Tim Beckham
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1Desmond Jennings
2Daniel Nava
3Joey Butler
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
RF1Steven Souza
2Brandon Guyer
3Grady Sizemore
DH1John Jaso
Starting Pitcher
S1Chris Archer
2Jake Odorizzi
3Drew Smyly
4Nate Karns
5Erasmo Ramirez
6Alex Cobb
7Burch Smith
8Grayson Garvin
Relief Pitcher
R1Brad Boxberger
2Jake McGee
3Alex Colome
4Jeff Beliveau
5Steve Geltz
6Brandon Gomes
7Xavier Cedeno
8Matt Andriese
9Enny Romero