Erik Bedard Free Agent

Age: 43 (March 05, 1979) | 6' 1" | 195lbs. | Throws: Left P-17
Tm Lg YEAR W L SV Hld G GS IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP Rating BB/9 SO/9 BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
BOS AL 2011 5 9 0 0 24 24 129.0 118 14 48 125 3.63 1.29 1.26 3.3 8.7 .303 42/20/38 5 8
PIT NL 2012 7 14 0 0 24 24 125.2 129 14 56 118 5.01 1.47 1.42 4.0 8.5 .327 43/23/33 -6 1
HOU NL 2013 4 12 1 0 32 26 151.0 149 18 75 138 4.59 1.48 1.41 4.5 8.2 .313 36/18/46 -10 -1
TAM AAA 2014 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.0 2 0 1 5 2.25 0.75 0.62 2.2 11.2 .242 n/a
TAM AL 2014 4 6 0 0 17 15 75.2 84 10 29 64 4.76 1.49 1.50 3.4 7.6 .331 34/20/46 -5 -1
LAD A+ 2015 1 1 0 0 3 3 14.1 16 2 1 7 5.02 1.19 1.36 0.6 4.4 .295 n/a
Career 11yrs 71 82 1 0 241 230 1303.1 1242 131 533 1246 3.99 1.36 1.31 3.7 8.6 .314 n/a
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Alex Patton Alex
Dec 15 '14
Well, I kept him active one week too long. F me.
Keith Cromer Slyke
May 26 '14
I wrote him up for BP tomorrow.
Mike Gianella MikeG
May 21 '14
Whew...

Bedard looked pretty solid tonight. The second inning was a debacle due to the defense behind him, and he actually deserved a better fate tonight. The pitch count killed him, and that 31 pitch second inning with the two errors was the culprit. His velocity ranged from 91 MPH to 70 MPH and he had the A's hitters off balance.

Bedard has the best ERA for any SP since April 24th. He might keep this gig after Cobb coming back.
Keith Cromer Slyke
May 21 '14
I finally had the grapes to activate this week.

It's only one start...against Oakland. The A's bats have to cool down, right? I will probably not watch the game.
Keith Cromer Slyke
May 19 '14
And, picked him up, too. Of course, we have Cobb coming back, so it's not clear we'll ever get a start from Bedard.
Mike Dean TMU2009
May 19 '14
What, Slyke, you don't want a kick in the balls?
Mike Landau ML-
Apr 13 '14
Looks like he will join the Rays rotation with the Cobb injury.

I have him on my reserves, but not sure I have the stones to activate him this week.
Keith Cromer Slyke
Apr 13 '14
Let's see if Marc Topkin rosters Bedard on his team.
Frank Smith Pancho
Feb 21 '14
Geez, Pancho.

Baseball HQ doesn't disagree. In its newsletter today:

Rays | Erik Bedard to compete for spot in rotation
Tampa Bay Rays SP Erik Bedard will compete for the final spot in the rotation or a role in the bullpen, according to general manager Andrew Friedman. Source: Tampa Bay Times - Marc Topkin
BHQ take: Bedard arrives in TAM to provide Jake Odorizzi with some competition for the fifth starter slot. Bedard continued to maintain a strong (8.2) Dom in 2013, but the walks crept up (4.5 Ctl) to the point that he may do more harm to your WHIP than he helps in strikeouts. Unless he can return to a sub 3.0 Ctl (which he last attained in 2007), he is more likely to be used in middle relief. -Matt Dodge
Impact: Low
Odorizzi, Jake
Bedard, Erik PT Loss: -1%

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Alex Patton Alex
Feb 21 '14