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Joel Peralta

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Dodgers | Joel Peralta should be ready

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:22:46 -0800

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Joel Peralta (shoulder) is behind schedule in camp because of right shoulder stiffness, but manager Don Mattingly is confident that Peralta will be ready for opening day. Peralta expects to throw his first bullpen session next week. The good news is that Peralta doesn't need many exhibition outings to be game-ready.

Fantasy Tip: Peralta is likely the leading candidate to fill in in the ninth inning with Kenley Jansen (foot) sidelined to start the season. The other candidates would be J.P. Howell and Brandon League. If you're speculating at the tail end of fantasy drafts, Peralta should be your pick, but keep an eye on how he recovers from his shoulder stiffness.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Ken Gurnick

Dodgers | Kenley Jansen to be on crutches

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:59:21 -0800

Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen (foot) will be on crutches for about 10 days and in a protective boot for another three to four weeks after having a growth removed from one of the bones in his foot. The Dodgers have no obvious replacement at closer for Jansen, with RP Brandon League maybe being the likeliest candidate because of his 74 career saves. RP J.P. Howell has 21 career saves, and RP Joel Peralta could also be an option.

Fantasy Tip: Jensen, in a best-case scenario, will probably be ready in early May. That means the Dodgers have to fill the closer situation for a month without him. Based on Peralta's numbers with the Tampa Bay Rays the past several seasons, he seems like the best bet to handle most of the opportunities if the Dodgers don't go outside the organization for help. If you're a Jansen owner, the best course of action would be to pick up Peralta or Howell and sit on Jansen for the first month.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNLosAngeles.com - Mark Saxon

Dodgers | Joel Peralta to see save chances?

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:51:33 -0800

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Joel Peralta might see save chances with RP Kenley Jansen (foot) sidelined eight to 12 weeks due to surgery on his left foot.

Fantasy Tip: Peralta is a newcomer to the Los Angeles bullpen, but if the team looks in-house for a replacement for Jansen, Peralta is a smoke thrower who could hold down ninth-inning duties until Jansen is ready. The club could also opt for a closer-by-committee with Brandon League and J.P. Howell also in the mix, or they might look outside of the organization.

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Dodgers | Joel Peralta acquired

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:21:18 -0800

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired RP Joel Peralta and P Adam Liberatore from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for P Jose Dominguez and P Greg Harris.

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Rays | Joel Peralta's option exercised

Mon, 03 Nov 2014 09:52:21 -0800

Tampa Bay Rays RP Joel Peralta had his $2.5 million option picked up by the team Monday, Nov. 3.

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Rays | Team facing tough financial decisions

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:55:43 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays have until five days after the World Series ends to determine whether or not they will pick up the options of INF/OF Ben Zobrist ($7.5 million) and RP Joel Peralta ($2.5 million). The Rays may consider picking up Peralta's option and then trading him later, in order to clear space on the roster.

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Rays | Joel Peralta activated, Erik Bedard cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:53:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RP Joel Peralta (illness) was activated from the disabled list Monday, July 28, and SP Erik Bedard was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.

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Rays | Joel Peralta could return Monday

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:22:47 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RP Joel Peralta (illness) tossed a scoreless inning for Class A Charlotte Saturday, July 26, and could be activated from the disabled list Monday, July 28.

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Rays | Joel Peralta to pitch in rehab game

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:25:12 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays RP Joel Peralta (illness) is scheduled to pitch in a rehab game with Class-A Charlotte Saturday, July 26.

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Rays | Joel Peralta update

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:19:21 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Rays RP Joel Peralta (illness) was officially placed on the disabled list Tuesday, July 22. The disabled list stint is retroactive to Sunday, July 13. RP Jeff Beliveau was recalled from Triple-A Durham to replace Peralta on the roster.

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