Skip to content

Jake Odorizzi

  1. What’s in store for the Royals this winter?

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:49 PM EST

    Dayton Moore, Ned Yost

    A look at the tough calls the Royals will have to make following their World Series run.

  2. Pouliot’s 2014 American League awards picks

    Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.

  3. Video: Garin Cecchini slugs his first MLB homer

    Sep 24, 2014, 8:49 PM EST

    garin cecchini getty

    Watch as Red Sox infielder Garin Cecchini takes Rays starter Jake Odorizzi deep to right field in the bottom of the second inning Wednesday for the first home run of his major league career …

  4. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 17, 2014, 7:08 AM EST

    Washington Nationals Celebrate

    Beer showers on the Beltway as the Nats and Orioles both clinch

  5. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 15, 2014, 7:05 AM EST

    Max Scherzer

    Striking out 14 guys and/or scoring seven runs: strongly correlated with winning games.

  6. Why aren’t the Cardinals playing Oscar Taveras?

    Jul 22, 2014, 7:08 PM EST

    oscar taveras getty

    Oscar Taveras has started just two of the Cardinals’ last seven games and the left-handed-hitting outfield prospect is not in St. Louis’ starting lineup on Tuesday night against Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi. Getting the nod instead is the right-handed-hitting Allen Craig. What’s the deal?

  7. David Price scratched from start due to illness

    Jul 12, 2014, 10:53 AM EST

    David Price AP

    Jake Odorizzi will move up in the rotation to start this afternoon. The hope is that Price will feel well enough to pitch tomorrow.

  8. Brewers sign Jeremy Jeffress to a minor league deal

    Apr 18, 2014, 9:00 PM EST

    Jeremy Jeffress

    The Brewers got their first round pick from the 2006 draft back.

  9. 2014 Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

    Mar 28, 2014, 1:25 AM EST

    Evan Longoria

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Tampa Bay Rays. The Big Question: Is this a championship offense? The Rays have led the American League in ERA…

  10. Rays release Erik Bedard

    Mar 25, 2014, 11:45 AM EST

    Erik Bedard Getty

    Erik Bedard has said throughout spring training that he wouldn’t accept an assignment to Triple-A if he didn’t win a spot in the Rays’ rotation and sure enough after choosing rookie Jake Odorizzi for the fifth-starter job Tampa Bay released Bedard. He might still end up at Triple-A, or at least that’s what manager Joe…

  11. Rays give Jake Odorizzi the fifth spot in the rotation

    Mar 22, 2014, 6:10 PM EST

    Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

    Rays manager Joe Maddon has named Jake Odorizzi the team’s fifth starter, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports. As a result, Cesar Ramos will contribute out of the bullpen. Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish also reports that Erik Bedard also opted out of his contract with the Rays, who hoped the left-hander…

  12. Erik Bedard would opt out of his deal with the Rays rather than go to Triple-A

    Mar 19, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

    Erik Bedard Getty

    Erik Bedard is competing for a spot in the Rays’ rotation on a minor-league contract, but the 35-year-old left-hander said yesterday that he’ll use an opt-out clause rather than accept an assignment to Triple-A if he doesn’t win the job. “There’s a lot of starters who have been hurt so there’s a lot of chances…

  13. Rays likely to sign Erik Bedard

    Feb 13, 2014, 10:31 PM EST

    Erik Bedard Getty

    Confirming recent speculation from Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times hears that the Rays are likely to sign veteran left-hander Erik Bedard to a minor league contract. Bedard made 26 starts with the Astros last season, his most since 2007 with the Orioles. However, while he managed to…

  14. Jeremy Hellickson out until May following elbow surgery

    Feb 3, 2014, 11:29 AM EST

    Jeremy Hellickson

    Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson is expected to miss the first 6-8 weeks of the season after undergoing arthroscopic elbow surgery. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Hellickson had surgery last week to remove “loose bodies” from his elbow and the Rays are hoping he’ll be ready in mid-to-late May. He struggled last…

  15. Report: The Rockies have checked in with the Rays about Jeff Niemann

    Feb 23, 2013, 12:10 PM EST

    Jeff Niemann AP

    UPDATE: According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post, the Dodgers have called the Rockies, among other teams, to gauge their interest in left-hander Chris Capuano. 12:10 PM: After finishing last in the majors in 2012 with a 5.22 ERA, the Rockies are asking around about potential upgrades for their starting rotation. ESPN’s Buster Olney…

  16. Royals misjudge their talent, Wil pay the price

    Dec 9, 2012, 11:58 PM EST

    Dayton Moore, David Glass

    Royals GM Dayton Moore has told us for years to “trust the process.” For better or worse, he put forth his endgame on Sunday night, sacrificing top prospects Wil Myers and Jake Odorizzi, not to mention third baseman Patrick Leonard and left-hander Mike Montgomery, in order to bring in James Shields and Wade Davis from…

  17. The Royals trade Wil Myers and Jake Odorizzi to Tampa Bay for James Shields and Wade Davis

    Dec 9, 2012, 11:12 PM EST

    Wil Myers

    UPDATE: Yes, this is much bigger. The Royals have made an official announcement: #Royals acquire RHPs James Shields, Wade Davis and player to be named or cash from Tampa Bay for Myers, Odorizzi, Montgomery and Leonard. — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) December 10, 2012 My first take was that this was a “big, big gamble.”…

  18. Royals prospect Jake Odorizzi likely to debut Sunday

    Sep 20, 2012, 11:19 AM EST

    SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

    Jake Odorizzi has yet to pitch since being called up by the Royals over the weekend, but it sounds like the 22-year-old top prospect will make his big-league debut Sunday. Initially manager Ned Yost discussed easing Odorizzi into the mix with some relief work, but Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star reports that he’s…

Featured video

Cubs shore up rotation with Jon Lester
Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. M. Cabrera (4316)
  2. W. Myers (3554)
  3. M. Kemp (3452)
  4. M. Morse (2547)
  5. W. Miley (2508)
  1. C. Headley (2449)
  2. J. Lester (2423)
  3. M. Scherzer (2123)
  4. J. Kang (2068)
  5. J. Upton (2053)