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Rays' Smyly to rehab injured shoulder, not have surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Drew Smyly will try and rehab a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder and not have season-ending surgery. Smyly was put on the 60-day disabled list May 9, retroactive to May 6. He also started the year on the DL after hurting the shoulder at spring training. "It doesn't seem to be in the discussion right now," Smyly said about...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Smyly decides against surgery, opts for rehab

Drew Smyly has decided against having season-ending shoulder surgery, but will instead rehab and try to pitch again this season with a torn labrum.
Via WholeHogSports
4 days ago

Drew Smyly Has Torn Labrum, Likely Done For The Season

It has been a rough month for Tampa Bay pitchers. With starter Alex Cobb set to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery tomorrow it appears the Rays will be without another valuable arm this year. On Wednesday the Rays confirmed lefty Drew Smyly has a torn labrum. The Tampa Bay Times has reported that Smyly will travel to Texas and meet with Dr. Keith Meister for a second opinion...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Smyly to miss rest of season with shoulder injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Drew Smyly will miss the rest of the season because of a shoulder injury. The Rays transferred Smyly to the 60-day disabled list Wednesday, and said Dr. Keith Meister will examine his torn labrum in Texas on Thursday. ''It's frustrating. I guess we've been prepped pretty good on how to handle it,'' manager Kevin Cash said about...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Rays’ rotation is in trouble

Because the Gods hate baseball fans, Tampa Bay Rays’ starting pitcher Alex Cobb has elected to undergo Tommy John surgery, and Drew Smyly is most likely lost for the season with a tear in his labrum. Cobb hasn’t even thrown a pitch yet in 2015, and Smyly had only made three starts. Rays’ starters just cannot stay healthy. According to Marc Topkin of, the Rays...
Via The Outside Corner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: Smiles for Drew Smyly

Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Drew Smyly should give the Tampa Bay Rays a reason to smile. The starting pitcher is scheduled to return to the major league diamond today, Friday, April 24th, 2015. He will be taking on the Toronto Blue Jay’s ace, R.A. Dickey. Rays fans are curious to see Smyly’s tenure with the club pan out. He was acquired during last year...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: should Drew Smyly stay in the pen?

First off, it is not panic time for the Detroit Tigers. They are 5-2 atop the AL Central and have three winnable games against the Padres this weekend. The pretty record however, does mask some cause for concern. And to absolutely nobody’s surprise, chief among them is the bullpen. What has been a shocker is closer Joe Nathan’s horrible start to the season. He is 1 for 3 in save...
April 11, 2014  |  2 Comments

Drew Smyly’s girlfriend Eryn Blatt wins the day (PICTURES)

Drew Smyly will have the opportunity in 2014 to prove that his left-arm is worthy of excelling in a starting role in the Big Leagues.  At his side, hopefully for Tiger fans on his right arm, will be girlfriend Eryn Blatt. As Smyly transitions back to being a starter after being arguably the Tigers’ most valuable reliever last year, Blatt will transition into being one of the dolls...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: Domonic Brown edition

Before the Detroit Tigers made two big offseason trades and a free agent signing for a closer, I had suggested the possibility of a trade for Phillies left-fielder Domonic Brown. As the winter meetings have kicked off in Orlando this week so has the news that the 26-year old Brown is indeed on the market. One problem, the trade proposal that I set forth back then involved Doug Fister...
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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