The Tampa Bay Rays will turn to righty Jake Odorizzi to fill the gap in their rotation while David Price is on the DL, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.
Odorizzi was one of the four player acquired from the Royals in the trade that sent James Shields and Wade Davis to
Most seasons, Odorizzi would have some large shoes to fill in replacing the 2012 AL Cy Young Award-winning Price, but given the lefty’s struggles this season, the 23-year-old prospect could actually be an upgrade. Price was just 1-4 on the season with a 5.24 ERA over 55 innings prior to landing on the DL with a triceps strain.
Odorizzi will face the Blue Jays and projected starter Chad Jenkins tomorrow in
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