Player Page

C.J. Riefenhauser | Relief Pitcher

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/30/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
Contract: view contract details
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Rays recalled LHP C.J. Riefenhauser from Triple-A Durham.
He's replacing Jeff Beliveau on the roster. Riefenhauser will serve as the lone left-hander in the Rays' bullpen. Apr 17 - 3:54 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Rays optioned LHP C.J. Riefenhauser to Triple-A Durham; re-assigned INF Jake Elmore and 3B Juan Francisco to Triple-A Durham.

He was unable to land a bullpen spot despite a 1.80 ERA and 10 strikeouts over 10 innings this spring. Riefenhauser will get a shot at some point. Francisco has the opportunity to elect free agency if he wants.
Apr 5 - 8:49 AM

Rays recalled LHP C.J. Riefenhauser from Triple-A Durham.

Riefenhauser has spent almost all season at Triple-A Durham, holding a 1.40 ERA while striking out 53 across 57 2/3 innings. He'll give the Rays another lefty option in the bullpen.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 08:27:00 AM

Rays optioned LHP C.J. Riefenhauser to Triple-A Durham.

He allowed three runs on two walks and a hit in Sunday's loss to the Yankees. The 24-year-old southpaw was with the Rays for just two days, but became the odd man out with Juan Carlos Oviedo returning from the disabled list.
Sun, Apr 20, 2014 06:46:00 PM

Rays recalled LHP C.J. Riefenhauser from Triple-A Durham.

The 24-year-old southpaw has posted a 1.17 ERA, 0.91 WHIP and 4/1 K/BB ratio through his first 7 2/3 innings at Durham. He's expected to work in middle relief for the Rays.
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 03:06:00 PM

Rays purchased the contract of LHP C.J. Riefenhauser from Triple-A Durham.

Riefenhauser went 6-1 with a 1.22 ERA between his work at Double-A and the Bulls this past summer. The 23-year-old left-hander could make his major league debut in 2014.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 01:18:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Rene Rivera
2Bobby Wilson
1B1James Loney
2Allan Dykstra
2B1Nick Franklin
2Logan Forsythe
3Ryan Brett
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Tim Beckham
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1Desmond Jennings
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
RF1Steven Souza
2Brandon Guyer
DH1John Jaso
2David DeJesus
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Alex Cobb
2Chris Archer
3Jake Odorizzi
4Drew Smyly
5Nate Karns
6Erasmo Ramirez
7Alex Colome
8Matt Andriese
9Matt Moore
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jake McGee
2Brad Boxberger
3Grant Balfour
4Ernesto Frieri
5Kevin Jepsen
6Jeff Beliveau
7Steve Geltz
8Jose Dominguez
9C.J. Riefenhauser