Jake Odorizzi RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jake Odorizzi (right forearm) exits in first inning

    MLB.com "Astros starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi was lifted from Saturday’s game against the Angels after only five pitches with tightness in his right forearm. Odorizzi got David Fletcher to fly out to right field to start the game before catcher Jason Castro called out manager Dusty..." April 24

  • Jake Odorizzi thought he had deal with Mets: Free agency was 'frustrating'

    The Score "To say Jake Odorizzi wasn't a fan of free agency is an understatement, but his opinions of the New York Mets might be at an all-time low after being snubbed by them in the offseason. "My time in free agency this year was my single most frustrating time..." April 16

  • Jake Odorizzi leaves door open for return to Twins

    Star Tribune " Jake Odorizzi is an Astro now. But he said Tuesday that his Twins career may not yet be over. "I loved my time in Minnesota. Maybe there's a time to circle back after this stint [in Houston] is done," Odorizzi said by video call from the Astros' camp in Palm..." March 11

  • Jake Odorizzi, Astros agree on 2-year deal

    MLB.com "With ace left-hander Framber Valdez dealing with a fractured finger that could keep him sidelined for an extended time, the Astros bolstered their starting pitching depth by agreeing to a two-year deal with free agent right-hander Jake Odorizzi with a 2023 player..." March 06

  • Tanner Roark seeks new path to success as Blue Jays pass on Jake Odorizzi opportunity

    Sportsnet "Jake Odorizzi represented an opportunity to upgrade the rotation for the Toronto Blue Jays right up until Saturday, when the free-agent righty reached an agreement with the Houston Astros on a two-year contract that includes a player option for a third season. Between the..." March 06

  • Astros Looking At Jake Odorizzi

    The Score "The Houston Astros are among teams interested in right-hander Jake Odorizzi, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. The Astros are in need of a starter after losing left-hander Framber Valdez to a broken finger on his pitching hand. " March 05

  • Twins president Derek Falvey on Jake Odorizzi: 'We wish him well'

    MSN.com "With Jackie Bradley Jr. now headed to the Brewers, right-hander Jake Odorizzi is the clear top free agent left on the board. Oftentimes, when a player’s market drags to this extent, there’s continued speculation about a return to his prior team. There’s..." March 04

  • 10 Remaining MLB Free Agents Who Can Make an Impact in 2021

    Bleacher Report "With spring training underway, some notable free agents are still searching for a team to call home in 2021. While many of the market's remaining players are aging veterans likely headed for retirement and roster fillers unlikely to secure an MLB deal, a few impact..." February 26

  • Three Teams Who Could Sign Jake Odorizzi

    Baseball Essential "  Jake Odorizzi is coming off a brutal 2020 run with the Minnesota Twins. He was limited to four starts due to numerous injuries and posted a 6.59 ERA across those outings. At the same time, he’s a year removed from posting a 3.51 ERA and 178 strikeouts across 30..." February 17

  • Cardinals join growing list of suitors for Jake Odorizzi

    Bleacher Nation "This is how the Brewers-Kolten-Wong stuff started yesterday, man. Talk of a connection, confirmation of interest, and escalating quickly from there. That is to say, this suggests to me that the Cardinals have actually been in recent negotiations with the second best starting pitcher..." February 04

  • Angels, Giants join teams pursuing Jake Odorizzi

    The Score "Interest in free-agent starter Jake Odorizzi has reached the West Coast. The Los Angeles Angels and San Francisco Giants joined a growing list of teams interested in the right-hander, according to MLB Network's Jon Morosi, who also mentions the..." January 22

  • Red Sox interested in these two veteran starters

    NBC Sports "  As expected, the Boston Red Sox appear to be actively scouring the free-agent market for starting pitching. Earlier this month it was reported the Red Sox were showing interest in two-time Cy Young award winner Corey Kluber. They're also expected to..." December 12

  • Mets interested in Jake Odorizzi

    MLB.com "MLB.com is keeping track of all the latest rumors involving the Mets right here. Report: Mets interested in Odorizzi With Trevor May officially on board, could the Mets be targeting another hard-throwing righty who spent 2020 in Minnesota? It appears so. According..." December 04

  • Four Teams Showing Interest In Jake Odorizzi

    Yardbarker "Despite an injury-shortened 2020 season, right-hander Jake Odorizzi is getting a lot of attention on the free-agent market. The Giants, Blue Jays and Mets have all shown interest in Odorizzi, according to ESPN.com’s Buster Olney (subscription..." November 16