The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired left-hander Jeff Beliveau from the Texas Rangers.
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We've been hearing for a few days now that surgery was oncoming for Jeff Niemann. But Niemann presented a new insight: maybe his move to the bullpen was the reason he got injured.
Rays right-hander Jeff Niemann got bad news during his doctor visit Monday, and will go under the knife on Wednesday.
There was a very good reason Roberto Hernandez beat out Jeff Niemann for the starting rotation, and it was the same reason behind the not-strong-enough spring performance by the Big Nyquill. That September shoulder injury never went away.
Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jeff Niemann will be sidelined indefinitely after a test revealed inflammation in his shoulder. Niemann, who missed nearly four months with a broken leg, left his first start back on Saturday with "tightness" in his arm.
In the same start Jeff Niemann was making his comeback from the 60-Day DL, the pitcher had to elave with right arm stiffness.
Wade Davis was not happy about being pushed to the bullpen for the 2012 season but he has taken to it extremely well.