Yarbrough covered two innings as a primary pitcher and didn't factor into the decision Tuesday in the Rays' 9-5 loss to the Red Sox in 11 innings. He gave up five runs on five hits and a walk while striking out two.
Yarbrough looked in line to take his first loss since April 30 after exiting with a 5-2 lead, but the Rays offense rallied for three runs in the bottom of the fifth before Boston broke the tie in extras. The southpaw has now been blitzed for 10 runs between his last two outings, raising his season ERA from 3.88 to 4.59. Yarbrough isn't in danger of losing his spot in the rotation, but the Rays could continue to deploy him behind an opener when his next turn comes up in an attempt to coax better results out of the 29-year-old.
Yarbrough will work as a primary pitcher behind opener Andrew Kittredge in Tuesday's game against the Red Sox, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
Yarbrough will function as a bulk reliever for the fifth time this season, with his other 10 appearances coming in a traditional starting role. Entering the game out of the bullpen could result in Yarbrough's innings count being slightly lower, but it should increase his chances of factoring into any decision. In his prior four appearances as a bulk reliever, Yarbrough has allowed two runs on 12 hits and five walks while striking out 17 over 18 innings.
Yarbrough allowed seven runs (five earned) on 10 hits while walking one and striking out five in 6.1 innings of Wednesday's 8-7 loss to the White Sox. He did not factor into the decision.
It was a rough outing for the lefty, who had allowed no more than three earned runs in seven consecutive starts before Wednesday. Yarbrough, now with a 3.91 ERA on the season, holds even greater importance in the Rays' rotation now that Tyler Glasnow (elbow) is looking at an extended absence. He's projected to make his next start Tuesday against the Red Sox, which shelled him for nine runs (six earned) on April 7.
Yarbrough (4-3) allowed two unearned runs on three hits over six innings Friday, striking out six and earning a win over the Orioles.
The only runs to score on Yarbrough came on a two-run shot by Trey Mancini in the third inning but they weren't marked as earned runs on his final line. He lowered his season ERA to 3.63 and moved above .500 for the first time this year. The 29-year-old southpaw hasn't taken a loss since April 30 and now owns a 59:12 K:BB. Yarbrough is lined up to face the White Sox in Chicago next week.
Yarbrough (3-3) allowed two runs on six hits and no walks while striking out six in nine innings to earn the win against the Yankees on Thursday.
Yarbrough earned his first win in nearly a month during Thursday's outing, and he also ended the Rays' five-year streak without a complete game. The southpaw gave up solo home runs in the third and seventh innings against New York, but he got plenty of run support from Tampa Bay's offense. Yarbrough has now posted a 3.95 ERA and 1.14 WHIP in 66 innings across 12 appearances this year, and he tentatively lines up to make his next start at home against the Nationals on Wednesday.
Yarbrough had eight strikeouts and allowed two runs on three hits across 4.1 innings during Saturday's 5-3 win versus Philadelphia. He had two walks and didn't factor in the decision.
The 29-year-old kept the Phillies off the board until Ronald Torreyes' two-RBI double with the bases loaded during the fifth inning, which brought an end to the left-hander's afternoon. Yarbrough has a 4.26 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 47:12 K:BB over 57 innings this season.
Yarbrough allowed three runs on three hits while striking out four over six innings Monday against the Blue Jays. He didn't factor into the decision.
Yarbrough received five runs of support from his offense in the first inning, but he was unable to secure the victory. He allowed one run in the second inning and two in the fourth, and the bullpen would let Toronto tie the game in the eighth, resulting in the no-decision. Yarbrough owns a 4.27 ERA with a 35:10 K:BB across 52.2 frames in 2021.
Yarbrough gave up six runs (three earned) on seven hits and two walks while fanning two across six innings Wednesday against the Orioles. He didn't factor into the decision.
Yarbrough can consider himself fortunate to have posted his first quality start of the campaign, as half of the runs he gave up were unearned. Between poor outings and short starts, the 29-year-old left-hander has been unable to become a reliable presence in the rotation for the Rays and owns a 2-3 record with a 4.24 ERA through nine starts. He' s next slated to take the hill Monday at Toronto.
Yarbrough will work as the Rays' primary pitcher behind opener Collin McHugh in Wednesday's game against the Yankees, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
Yarbrough will work behind an opener for the fourth time in his last five appearances, as he's had a somewhat inconsistent start to the season. The left-hander has fared slightly better as a primary pitcher, and he's posted a 3.05 ERA and 1.21 WHIP in 20.2 innings across his last four outings.
Yarbrough (illness) was reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list Saturday, Justice delos Santos of MLB.com reports.
Yarbrough was dealing with vaccine side effects Friday, but he'll return to the active roster just one day later. The southpaw tentatively lines up to start at home against the Yankees on Tuesday, and he should be able to make his next start.
Yarbrough was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Friday due to side effects from the vaccine, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Yarbrough tentatively lines up to make his next start Tuesday, and he'll be eligible to return from the injured list as soon as his side effects subside. Kevan Smith was called up to serve as catching depth after Francisco Mejia (ribs) was scratched from Friday's lineup.
Yarbrough (2-3) earned the win against the Angels on Wednesday, pitching four innings and allowing one run on five hits and two walks while striking out three.
Yarbrough worked as the primary pitcher in the contest, entering the game in the third inning following a pair of scoreless frames by opener Andrew Kittredge. Yarbrough tossed 65 pitches in his four innings, throwing 40 for strikes and limiting Los Angeles to a lone third-inning run. The outing was the left-hander's shortest of the campaign, as he had tossed at least five frames in each of his previous six appearances. He'll carry a 4.58 ERA and 29:8 K:BB into his next appearance, though it's unclear whether that will again come as a primary pitcher or if he'll switch back to a traditional starting role.
Yarbrough will work as the Rays' primary pitcher behind opener Andrew Kittredge in Wednesday's game against the Angels, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
Yarbrough has operated as a traditional starter in four of his first six starts, but he'll be following an opener for the third time in his last four turns through the rotation. He's enjoyed far better results in his two outings as a primary pitcher, limiting opposing batters to a .411 OPS while going 1-0 with 10 strikeouts across 10.2 innings.
Yarbrough (1-3) took the loss Friday as the Rays fell 9-2 to the Astros, giving up five runs on nine hits and a walk over six innings. He struck out five.
The lefty lasted 103 pitches (71 strikes) but wasn't particularly effective, allowing runs to cross the plate in the first, third and fourth innings. Yarbrough now has a 4.86 ERA and 26:6 K:BB through 33.1 innings, and with higher-upside arms like Shane McClanahan and Luis Patino now pushing for work, Yarbrough isn't guaranteed to hang onto his rotation/bulk relief spot if he doesn't turn things around.
Yarbrough served as a bulk-inning reliever, pitching 5.2 scoreless innings on three hits and one walk while striking out six in the win Saturday over the Blue Jays. He did not factor in the decision.
Yarbrough once again entered the game as a bulk-inning reliever after Brent Honeywell pitched the first inning. Yarbrough dealt 5.2 scoreless innings and six strikeouts for his best performance of the season. The 29-year-old didn't receive the win, but he kept the Rays in the game for what led to the win. He's pitched much better in 10.2 innings as a bulk-inning reliever with a 0.88 ERA compared to 16.2 innings as a traditional starter with a 6.48 ERA.
Yarbrough will serve as a bulk reliever behind opener Brent Honeywell in Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Yarbrough made his first three appearances as a traditional starter, but he'll work behind an opener for a second consecutive outing Saturday. The southpaw has posted a 5.40 ERA and 1.34 WHIP in 21.2 innings across his first four appearances of the year.
Yarbrough (1-2) allowed one run on two hits and two walks while striking out four in five innings to earn the win against the Yankees on Sunday.
Yarbrough served as the primary pitcher behind Andrew Kittredge in Sunday's series finale in New York after he had allowed six runs in each of his last two starts. The left-hander was much more effective against the Yankees, with the only run he allowed coming via a Giancarlo Stanton home run in the bottom of the second inning. Yarbrough has recorded a 5.40 ERA and 1.34 WHIP in 21.2 innings across his first four outings of the season. He lines up to make his next start at home against the Blue Jays on Saturday.
Yarbrough is slated to serve as a bulk reliever behind opener Andrew Kittredge in Sunday's game against the Yankees, Steve Carney of Sports Radio 620 WDAE reports.
Each of Yarbrough's three appearances this season have come as a traditional starter, but the lefty is no stranger to working behind an opener. The opener arrangement will likely allow for Yarbrough to work deeper into the contest than he would if he were on the hill in the first inning, which should increase his chances of coming away with a win if he exits the contest with Tampa Bay in the lead.
Yarbrough (0-2) was charged with the loss Tuesday against the Rangers after surrendering six runs on 10 hits and a walk while striking out six across six innings.
Although Yarbrough was able to miss a decent number of bats while avoiding any long balls, the Rangers found their way onto the scoreboard repeatedly. They got to Yarbrough early with an RBI single from Joey Gallo in the first inning, followed by back-to-back RBI doubles by Nick Solak and Charlie Culberson in the fourth and an RBI single by Isiah Kiner-Falefa in the sixth. The poor performance was the second in a row for the 29-year-old, who remains winless with a 6.48 ERA. Next up, Yarbrough faces a tough road matchup Sunday against the Yankees.
Yarbrough (0-1) took the loss Wednesday against the Red Sox after allowing six runs on nine hits and a walk while fanning two across five innings.
Yarbrough opened the season with a strong performance against the Marlins, tossing 5.2 scoreless innings while striking out three. However, he wasn't able to repeat the feat against the Red Sox, barely managing to complete five innings. Yarbrough held the Red Sox without a run through the first three frames, but the wheels started coming off in the fourth and he was eventually chased by a six-run fifth inning, He will attempt to bounce back in his upcoming start, scheduled for April 13 at home against the Rangers.
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