Erik Bedard

#57 SP / L.A. Dodgers / EXP: 11YRS / MINORS Height: 6-1 Weight: 200 lb Age: 36 College: Norwalk CommTech Bats/Throws L/L

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    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Former MLB pitcher Erik Bedard announces retirement

      Former major league pitcher Erik Bedard has decided to call it a career. Class A Rancho Cucamonga, where Bedard was pitching, announced Bedard's retirement Thursday. Bedard posted a 71-82 record, 3.99 ERA and 1.36 WHIP in 11 seasons in the majors. He won 10-plus games twice and surpassed 200 strikeouts in 2007. Although, Bedard's career was marred by injuries. He pitched for the Orioles, Mariners, Rays, Pirates, Astros and Red Sox. He had 1,246 career strikeouts in 1,303 2/3 innings.

    • by R.J. White |

      Dodgers' Erik Bedard out 4-6 weeks with strained back muscle

      Dodgers pitcher Erik Bedard will miss four-to-six weeks due to a strained back muscle, reports. Bedard, who underwent an MRI Monday, is dealing with an injury to the same muscle that kept Clayton Kershaw out for five weeks last season. He was pulled from Friday's start after three innings after feeling "a little tweak" and has posted a 5.40 ERA in three spring outings.

    • by R.J. White |

      Dodgers' Erik Bedard (lat) to have MRI Monday

      Dodgers pitcher Erik Bedard will have an MRI on his strained lat Monday, reports. Bedard left Friday's start due to the injury, saying that he "felt a little tweak." He's given up three earned runs in five innings over three spring appearances.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Dodgers' Erik Bedard left start Friday due to triceps injury

      Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Saturday pitcher Erik Bedard left his spring start Friday against the Rangers due to an injury, per Bedard said he left the start due to triceps tightness. "I felt a little tweak," he said. "I pitched to the next two batters and I was like, 'No, I don't think this is a good idea to go back out. I think I'll be fine." Bedard allowed two runs on three hits and two walks in one inning Friday. He struck out one. Bedard is 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA in three spring outings (two starts).

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Dodgers' Erik Bedard willing to go to Triple-A

      Dodgers pitcher Erik Bedard is willing to go to Triple-A if he doesn't break camp with the major-league club, according to Bedard allowed one run over two innings in his first taste of spring action on Wednesday. The veteran said he knows that if the Dodgers five starters are healthy, he'll be sent to the minors. "I know where I stand," Bedard said. "The game is still fun. I like to play baseball." Bedard posted a 4.76 ERA over 75 2/3 innings last season.

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Dodgers' Erik Bedard to start spring opener

      The Dodgers will turn to Erik Bedard during their spring opener on Wednesday against the White Sox, according to Bedard isn't expected to open the season in the team's rotation, but should be used as depth in case the club loses a starter at some point. The 35-year-old posted a 4.76 ERA over 75 2/3 innings with the Rays last year.

    • by R.J. White |

      Dodgers announce minor-league deals with Bedard, Rowen

      The Dodgers have signed pitchers Erik Bedard and Ben Rowen to minor-league contracts with invitations to spring training, the team announced Wednesday. Bedard, 35, spent 2014 with the Rays, going 4-6 with a 4.76 ERA and 64:29 K:BB ratio in 75 2/3 innings. He has posted a career 3.99 ERA and 8.6 K/9 rate since making his major-league debut in 2002. Rowen, 26, debuted with the Rangers last season, giving up four earned runs in 8 2/3 innings in eight appearances while striking out seven batters and walking four (three intentional). He posted a 3.45 ERA and 31:9 K:BB ratio in 47 innings with Triple-A Round Rock in 2014.

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Report: Dodgers sign Erik Bedard to minor-league deal

      The Dodgers have signed pitcher Erik Bedard to a minor-league deal, according to The 35-year-old pitched in 17 games with the Rays last season, posting a 4.76 ERA over 75 2/3 innings. He was released by the club in August, and was not picked up. The lefty has a career 3.99 ERA over 1303 2/3 innings.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Veteran lefty Erik Bedard confident he will pitch in 2015

      With the start of spring training getting closer and closer, veteran pitcher Erik Bedard remains a free agent. Still, the 35-year-old Bedard feels confident he will get an opportunity to pitch in 2015, according to the Toronto Sun. "I'm confident I'll pitch this year," Bedard said. "I don't know how much mileage I have left. You could think you have 2,000 miles left on your arm and one pitch later, you're done. When I had Tommy John (surgery at age 23), I threw one pitch and blew out my elbow. The way I pitched last year, I think I still have it." Bedard was released by the Rays in July last season after going 4-6 with a 4.76 ERA in 17 appearances (15 starts). "I thought I pitched pretty good," Bedard said. "I had one really rough outing, my last one. I had a month where I had a 0.60 ERA. My fastball's not as fast as it used to be, but I still have good control."

    • by R.J. White |

      Rays release Erik Bedard, Juan Carlos Oviedo

      The Rays have released pitchers Erik Bedard and Juan Carlos Oviedo. Bedard and Oviedo were designated for assignment in late July, and it's possible wanted to test free agency rather than pitch in the minors with the Rays. Bedard owns a 4.76 ERA and 64:29 K:BB ratio in 75 2/3 innings. Oviedo owns a 3.69 ERA and 26:16 K:BB ratio in 31 2/3 innings.

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