Rays News and Notes: Guyer, Shields, Farnsworth

Tampa Bay Rays to recall Brandon Guyer, hoping he can provide a boost for this year, next - St. Petersburg Times
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Rays are bringing up OF Brandon Guyer today to take a look at how he might fit into their plans for next season.

Complete Game James: James Shields Unlearns Us | FanGraphs Baseball
Well, in 2011, his statistics have sung, "Cy Young!" all season long: 2.96 ERA, 3.36 FIP, and 3.11 xFIP. And most impressively: a league leading 10 complete games and 4 shut outs.

Farnsworth's elbow fine, ready for action | raysbaseball.com: News
Kyle Farnsworth has not appeared in a game since Aug. 23, which was partially due to a flare-up of tendinitis in his right elbow. But the team's situation in games has had more to do with his not pitching lately than his elbow.

Evan Longoria's Weird Power - DRaysBay
Over the last few weeks, Evan Longoria has been on a tear. He's hit 10 home runs and posted a .324 Isolated Power during August, bringing his season total up to 24 -- that's two more than last season, despite the fact that Longoria only has 447 plate appearances.

Rays rotation heading in right direction - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
In their last 14 games, Tampa Bay Rays' starting pitchers have put up great numbers: they are 6-5 with a 2.55 ERA and 105 innings pitched. They have also allowed only 80 hits and garnered 101 strikeouts.

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