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Injuries & Moves: Patiño up with Faucher (elbow) on IL

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Rasmussen to 60-day IL with flexor strain

May 12, 2023

NEW YORK -- The Rays placed right-handed pitcher Drew Rasmussen on the 60-day injured list with a flexor strain in his right elbow on Friday. The news comes a day after Rasmussen continued his dominance against the Yankees, tossing seven scoreless innings in an 8-2 Tampa Bay victory at Yankee

Springs to undergo Tommy John surgery

April 22, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG -- Rays starter Jeffrey Springs will undergo Tommy John surgery, which will sideline the left-hander for the rest of the year and into the 2024 season. After being evaluated by team physician Dr. Koco Eaton and receiving a second opinion from Dr. Keith Meister on Tuesday, Springs was

Springs (left arm ulnar neuritis) to be re-evaluated

April 13, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays made history Thursday afternoon at Tropicana Field, setting a franchise record for the longest overall winning streak and tying the modern-era MLB record for most consecutive wins to begin a season. But one moment put a slight damper on all the celebrating inside the home

Glasnow out 6-8 weeks after feeling 'grab' in left oblique

Rays right-hander frustrated, but after long Tommy John rehab knows 'it really could be worse'
March 1, 2023

NORTH PORT, Fla. -- To know Tyler Glasnow is to understand that he’ll try to make the best out of any situation, no matter how frustrating. So, when he was asked about the Grade 2 strain of his left oblique that he sustained on Monday, it was no surprise that

Feyereisen has shoulder surgery

December 8, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- Rays reliever J.P. Feyereisen underwent right shoulder surgery on Wednesday, the club announced, another tough blow on the injury front for Tampa Bay. Feyereisen’s procedure involved Dr. Keith Meister performing a “general cleanup of the rotator cuff and labrum,” the team announced Thursday afternoon. He will begin

Finger numbness spurs Fairbanks' early exit

October 8, 2022

CLEVELAND -- From the moment Pete Fairbanks threw his first pitch in the sixth inning of Game 2 of the American League Wild Card Series on Saturday afternoon, he knew something was wrong. After not feeling anything wrong during his warmup in the bullpen, Fairbanks opened his outing with a

Shane assuages concerns after early exit

McClanahan says he feels fine after exiting in fifth with neck tightness and spasms
September 21, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- Tuesday night was wildly frustrating for the Rays, but apparently it could have been worse. They lost to the Astros, 5-0, falling two games behind the Blue Jays in the American League Wild Card race. Their lineup was no-hit into the fifth inning and shut out for

Rays ace McClanahan set to return from IL on Thursday

September 14, 2022

TORONTO -- The Rays will get a big boost as they wrap up a pivotal five-game, four-day series against the Blue Jays on Thursday afternoon at Rogers Centre. Left-hander Shane McClanahan is expected to be reinstated from the 15-day injured list to start Tampa Bay’s series finale against Toronto at

McClanahan (shoulder impingement) lands on IL

August 31, 2022

MIAMI -- The Rays placed ace left-handed starter Shane McClanahan on the 15-day injured list Wednesday afternoon due to left shoulder impingement. The move came after McClanahan was a late scratch from his scheduled start in Miami on Tuesday night against the Marlins. Manager Kevin Cash said before the series

Rays top Marlins despite McClanahan's late scratch

Ace lefty, pulled before win over Miami, will have MRI on left shoulder impingement
August 30, 2022

MIAMI -- The Rays went into Tuesday night’s game against the Marlins counting on ace left-hander Shane McClanahan continuing his terrific season. Instead, McClanahan was scratched with a left shoulder impingement after warming up in the bullpen. All of a sudden, it was a bullpen day for the Rays, with

'I feel like I'm like 2021': Glasnow nears return after TJ

August 6, 2022

DETROIT -- Three hundred and sixty-seven days after undergoing surgery to repair his partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, Tyler Glasnow warmed up in the outfield at Comerica Park, made his way to the visitors' bullpen then flung fastballs and spun breaking balls off the mound for about 15 minutes. Glasnow

Kiermaier has hip surgery, 'will dominate' rehab

Timetable for veteran center fielder's return to full health is 6-7 months
August 5, 2022

DETROIT -- Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier vowed to be back and “better than ever” on Friday after undergoing surgery Wednesday to address an impingement and repair the labrum in his left hip. Kiermaier’s season-ending procedure was performed by Dr. J.W. Thomas Byrd in Nashville, Tenn. He is expected to

Kiermaier, Zunino out for rest of season

July 25, 2022

BALTIMORE -- Gold Glove center fielder Kevin Kiermaier and All-Star catcher Mike Zunino will both miss the remainder of the season, it was revealed Monday before the Rays’ series opener in Baltimore. Manager Kevin Cash said Kiermaier will undergo left hip labrum surgery, while Zunino, who has been sidelined since

Rays' half in capsule: Tight win, brutal injury

July 17, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- If you want a sense of how the Rays’ season has gone, just go back and watch their 7-5 win over the Orioles on Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field. In two hours and 58 minutes, the first-half finale covered just about everything that has gotten them to

Rays lose another pitcher as Baz goes on IL

July 14, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays’ rotation took another hit on Thursday as they placed right-hander Shane Baz on the 15-day injured list with a sprained right elbow. Baz experienced right elbow discomfort while playing catch on Tuesday, according to the Rays, and he was evaluated Thursday by Dr. Keith Meister

Franco needs wrist surgery, expected to miss 5-8 weeks

July 11, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays got the news they expected, but feared, on Monday. Star shortstop Wander Franco will undergo surgery Tuesday on his fractured right hamate bone, manager Kevin Cash said. Franco is expected to miss five to eight weeks. Franco exited the Rays’ loss to the Reds on

Franco (wrist), Kiermaier (hip) among Rays to hit IL

July 10, 2022

CINCINNATI -- Rays shortstop Wander Franco was placed on the IL with a wrist injury on Sunday, a day after exiting the club's 5-4, 10-inning loss to the Reds in the first inning. Franco’s injury came after he fouled off a 101 mph pitch from starter Hunter Greene in the

Kiermaier (hip), Margot (knee) placed on injured list

June 21, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- Injuries continue to take their toll on the Rays, who must fill two new holes in their lineup after adding a pair of important outfielders to their seemingly endless injury report. On Tuesday, Tampa Bay placed center fielder Kevin Kiermaier (left hip inflammation) and outfielder Manuel Margot

Margot, KK added to Rays' long list of injuries

RF carted off with serious right knee sprain; CF exits with left hip inflammation
June 21, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays lost to the Yankees, 4-2, on Monday night at Tropicana Field. It was their eighth loss in the last 10 games, their 10th in the last 15 overall and their sixth defeat in eight meetings with the Yanks this season. They fell to fourth place

Rays righty Kittredge to undergo Tommy John surgery

News comes after All-Star catcher Zunino goes on IL with shoulder injury
June 10, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS -- Friday was another tough day for a Rays team already reeling from injuries. Reliever Andrew Kittredge will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, manager Kevin Cash announced before Friday’s game against the Twins. The news came after catcher Mike Zunino was placed on the injured list

Feyereisen, with 0.00 ERA, heads to IL

June 3, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays placed right-hander J.P. Feyereisen on the 15-day injured list on Friday due to a right shoulder impingement, removing the top high-leverage reliever from a Tampa Bay bullpen that was already without several key arms. Feyereisen has been one of the best relievers in the Majors

How will Rays handle another key injury?

June 3, 2022

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Rays looking to step up with Wander on IL

Shortstop dealing with right quad strain, expected to return in about 2 weeks
June 1, 2022

ARLINGTON -- When Wander Franco isn’t in the Rays’ lineup, there’s a change in dynamic, shortstop Taylor Walls said. Though it’s no secret that Tampa Bay’s offense has been struggling, both Walls and manager Kevin Cash can attest to the fact that it’s not all on Franco’s recurring injuries. Franco

Rays lose B. Lowe (back) for at least a month

May 17, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays will be without one of their best hitters for at least a month. A day after placing second baseman Brandon Lowe on the 10-day injured list, Tampa Bay announced Tuesday afternoon that Lowe was diagnosed with a stress reaction in his lower back. Lowe will