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Rays’ Odorizzi Does Well In Spot Start

Posted By Blake Bass On August 30, 2013 @ 8:29 AM In Florida News,MLB | No Comments

Rays_Jake_Odorizzi_2013 [1]RHP Jake Odo¬≠rizzi’s latest stint with the Tampa Bay Rays is likely a short one with the rookie expected to get sent back down to Triple-A Durham after Thursday’s spot start.

But after another solid outing, one run over five innings in a 2-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels, Odorizzi said he felt a lot different than his first three callups.

“I’m pitching with more confidence and have a better feel for my stuff,” he said. “I know it’s not like the first time up, when you make your first start for a new team. The nerves are taken care of now. It’s a lot easier after your first time up. Now it’s just strictly business.”

Read more on Tampa Bay Times [2].


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