Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:29:49 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays will recall SP Erik Bedard from Triple-A Durham prior to their game Sunday, April 13.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:09:19 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon says P Cesar Ramos, who'll start Sunday, April 13, has a chance to remain in the rotation. P Erik Bedard is likely to be called up Sunday, April 13, to take Ramos' spot in the bullpen.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:47:03 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays P Cesar Ramos will start Sunday, April 13, and that the club will call up a reliever by that day.
Fantasy Tip: Ramos gets the nod over Erik Bedard but, until he proves otherwise, warrants only an AL-only addition. It's far from guaranteed that he's a long-term rotation solution.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:27:52 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays general manager Andrew Friedman said Tuesday, April 8, that SP Erik Bedard, currently at Triple-A Durham, is a co-leader to replace the injured SP Matt Moore (elbow) in the rotation.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:27:11 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays general manager Andrew Friedman indicated Tuesday, April 8, that SPs Nathan Karns and Mike Montgomery have an outside chance to replace injured SP Matt Moore (elbow) in the starting rotation. However, SP Erik Bedard and RP Cesar Ramos are each considered the co-leaders at the moment.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:23:20 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays are expected to place SP Matt Moore (elbow) on the disabled list Tuesday, April 8, with RP Jeff Beliveau on his way from Triple-A Durham to join the bullpen.
Fantasy Tip: Erik Bedard is the likely candidate to replace Moore in the rotation. Add him immediately in AL-only leagues, and he could be intriguing based on matchups in deep mixed formats. Check back for a more clear diagnosis on Moore's elbow problems.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:03:10 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays re-signed SP Erik Bedard to a minor league deal Friday, March 28. He will be assigned to Triple-A Durham.
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:56:51 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays SP Erik Bedard has opted out of his contract and became a free agent.
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:10:55 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays SP Erik Bedard said he will opt out of his contract and become a free agent if the doesn't break camp with the club. He has gone 2-1 with a 7.15 ERA in 11 1/3 innings this spring, and opponents are hitting .347 against him. Bedard is competing with SPs Cesar Ramos and Jake Odorizzi for the No. 5 starting spot. Manager Joe Maddon expects to make a decision on the fifth starter gig Saturday, March 22.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:12:06 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays SP Jeremy Hellickson (elbow) made 25 throws at 45 to 60 feet Wednesday, March 12. He said he felt good and was encouraged by the results.
Fantasy Tip: Hell Boy probably won't surface in regulation game action until May, as Jake Odorizzi, Cesar Ramos and Erik Bedard battle it out to take his spot. Hellickson's recent performances, however, say he's not a lock to jump immediately back into the rotation.