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Rays' Evan Reifert: Returns to action
Reifert (shoulder) allowed seven runs on one hit and 15 walks while striking out five across 7.2 frames in 2023 across stops at High-A Bowling Green and the Florida Complex League.
Reifert was shut down from throwing in April due to right shoulder inflammation, but he was cleared to return just before the close of the minor-league campaign. He struggled mightily with his command in nine total appearances, something that hasn't previously been a big issue for the young reliever in the early stages of his career.... See More ... See Less
Rays' Evan Reifert: Remains sidelined
Reifert (shoulder) has yet to pitch in 2023 due to inflammation in his right shoulder.
Reifert was placed on the 7-day injured list at the beginning of the Double-A season. Initial reports suggested that he would only require a short stint on the shelf, but he has yet to appear in official game action. It's unclear when he may be able to return to the mound.... See More ... See Less
Rays' Evan Reifert: Out with shoulder inflammation
Reifert is on the 7-day injured list at Double-A Montgomery with right shoulder inflammation, Sam Dykstra of MLB.com reports.
According to Dykstra's report, Reifert is not expected to endure a lengthy stay on the injured list. He is one of the more intriguing relievers in the minors, largely due to his 70-grade slider. Reifert struck out 87 batters in 49 innings across three levels of the minors plus the Arizona Fall League last year. If he can get healthy, he could make his big-league debut in the second half or in early 2024.... See More ... See Less
Rays' Evan Reifert: Reassigned to minor-league camp
Reifert was reassigned Thursday to minor-league camp, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
Reifert had struck out 11 batters through 4.1 scoreless innings this spring in Grapefruit League play, but he has yet to appear in a regular-season game above the Double-A level and was never really in consideration for an Opening Day roster spot.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-4, 190 lbs|
|Birthplace: Wilton, IA|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|