Drew Smyly RUMORS & NEWS

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays Smyly (shoulder) will start rehab assignment on Sunday for AAA @DurhamBulls

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    Roger Mooney @RMooneyTBO

    #rays Smyly (torn labrum) threw long toss today at 105 feet

  • Drew Smyly to try rest, rehab for possible return this season

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Drew Smyly's season might not be over just yet. The team said last week that Smyly would miss the rest of the season because of a shoulder injury, but on Tuesday, manager Kevin Cash intimated that the pitcher might be able to return this season. Instead of..." May 21

  • Optimism about Smyly returning this year

    Tampa Tribune "The Rays remain hopeful that LHP Drew Smyly can return this season from the torn labrum that sent him back to the disabled list. Manager Kevin Cash said before tonight’s game with the Braves at Turner Field that “We’re optimistic.” Cash said Smyly will meet Thursday with the training staff..." May 19

  • Injured Smyly deciding on his next step

    Tampa Tribune "Rays LHP Drew Smyly flew to Dallas on Wednesday to have the torn labrum in his left shoulder examined today by Keith Meister, the Rangers’ team doctor. Smyly, who already underwent one MRI and was examined by Koco Eaton, the Rays’ team doctor, is seeking a second opinion before deciding on..." May 14

  • Rays Claim Preston Guilmet, Place Drew Smyly On 60-Day DL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rays have announced that the team claimed righty Preston Guilmet off waivers from the Blue Jays (via Matt Stein of Sports Talk Florida, Twitter links). To create a 40-man roster spot, Tampa moved lefty Drew Smyly to the 60-day DL. " May 13

  • Drew Smyly's return imminent, but Rays lose Ryan Brett

    Tampa Bay Times "Just when the Rays got some good injury news, with LHP Drew Smyly set to come off the disabled list and start Friday, they got another player hurt as rookie 2B Ryan Brett left Tuesday's game with a left shoulder subluxation. Brett, making his first big-league start, was hurt diving back to..." April 22

  • Smyly (shoulder) likely to debut on April 29

    Tampa Tribune "LHP Drew Smyly (shoulder tendinitis) threw 40 pitches (28 strikes) over three innings Tuesday for Class A Charlotte. He threw 12 more pitches in the bullpen to get his pitch count above 50. Smyly is scheduled to make his third minor league rehab start Sunday in Jacksonville with Double-A..." April 15

  • Drew Smyly has no setbacks during second rehab start in minors

    Fox Sports Florida "Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Drew Smyly took another step forward in his rehab Tuesday morning by allowing one hit and striking out four in three innings for High-A Charlotte. Smyly, 25, threw 40 pitches (28 strikes) against the Daytona Tortugas (Cincinnati Reds) in Port Charlotte, Florida,..." April 14

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    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    #rays Smyly to pitch 2 innings Thursday for Class A Charlotte to start his rehab assignment

  • 199d
    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    Completing #Rays arb settlements, Smyly got $2.65M, with an additional $50,000 available based on games started

  • 328d
    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    #rays Smyly will be shut down. Team hasn't announced who will replace him in the rotation

  • Smyly could become diamond in rough of Price trade

    Fox Sports Florida "His transition wasn't supposed to look this easy. When Drew Smyly came to the Tampa Bay Rays in a three-way deal on July 31, the young left-hander was supposed to be a footnote when a blockbuster transaction was remembered. After all, he was part of the David Price trade. It wasn't the Smyly..." September 02

  • Tigers get David Price in three-team deal

    Yahoo! Sports "In a complex, star-laden three-way deal at Thursday afternoon’s trade deadline, the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers acquired former Cy Young Award winner David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays, strengthening a rotation that already featured Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander. The primary..." August 01

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Dave Dombrowski said Tigers intend for Drew Smyly to be in 2014 rotation. This supports notion of Scherzer/Porcello being available.

  • Drew Smyly's relief plan working for Tigers

    Detroit Free Press "The plan for Drew Smyly has worked well so far. It continued to work well Monday, when Tigers manager Jim Leyland didn’t have to use his promising young pitcher. “We have been lucky, to be honest with you,” Leyland said. “It’s worked out pretty good. He’s got time in, he’s throwing some pitches..." May 28

  • Tigers' Drew Smyly wants to start, but is honored to just make team

    Detroit Free Press "Right-hander Rick Porcello has won a job in the Tigers' rotation. Left-hander Drew Smyly has won a spot on the 25-man roster as a reliever. Porcello was not available to talk to the media following Tuesday's announcement by manager Jim Leyland. Leyland still hasn't said who will start..." March 27

  • With no long reliever, Tigers might give the job to Drew Smyly

    Detroit News "His preference was clear from that day in December when the Tigers signed Anibal Sanchez to a free-agent contract. "You can't have six starters," said Dave Dombrowski, the Tigers front-office steward whose inclination to stick Drew Smyly into the rotation and trade Rick Porcello has been the..." March 19

  • Tigers pitcher Drew Smyly is calm in eye of the storm

    Detroit News "Allen Iverson stepped onto the basketball court that December night in 1995. After all, it wasn't "practice" — Iverson's famous nemesis — it was a game, and Iverson was the first player on the floor for warm-ups as Georgetown prepared to play St. Leo. Near the opposite bench, a 6-year-old boy..." March 06

  • Rick Porcello likely holds slight edge over Drew Smyly for final spot in rotation

    Michigan Live "During spring training a year ago, six young pitchers competed for the fifth spot in the Detroit Tigers starting rotation. This year, there are just two pitchers battling. But the competition might be just as interesting. Right-hander Rick Porcello has been the subject of trade rumors..." February 12

  • Tigers' Drew Smyly, Rick Porcello have friendly competition ahead

    Detroit Free Press "Rick Porcello and Drew Smyly have become good friends. In spring training, they will compete for the final spot in the Tigers' rotation. "I was in that situation one year with Oakland," pitching coach Jeff Jones said Saturday. "My best friend on the team was Rick Lysander, and we were..." February 10