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Andrew Kittredge pitched a scoreless ninth inning, allowing one hit to get the save in the win Saturday against the Blue Jays.
Kittredge got the opportunity with closer Diego Castillo on the COVID-19 injured list due to side effects with his vaccine. Castillo is back so he should continue seeing the save chances over Kittredge.
Andrew Kittredge has re-signed with the Tampa Bay Rays on a minor-league deal, per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.
An elbow strain limited Kittredge to just eight appearances (eight innings) in 2020 but he's shown no issues since. He's thrown multiple bullpen sessions at full strength and will report to camp with zero restrictions, according to his agent Brian Grieper. Kittredge owns a career 4.93 ERA and 1.46 WHIP across 111 1/3 innings, all with the Rays.
Rays reliever Andrew Kittredge is being evaluated for right elbow soreness.
Kittredge was the team's "opener" on Tuesday against the Red Sox but left the outing after just five pitches. We should get an update on his status sometime on Wednesday.
Andrew Kittredge recorded the final two outs of Monday's 8-7 win over the Red Sox to earn the save.
It's unlikely that Kittredge receives many more save chances, but who knows what the Rays will do moving forward. The 30-year-old reliever is having a nice season and will serve as the Tampa's opener on Tuesday night in Boston.
Andrew Kittredge allowed six runs without recording an out on Sunday against the Orioles. He raised his season ERA to 9.72.
Kittredge was absolutely lit up today. He must have taken a page out of opposing pitcher Dylan Bundy's book on how to allow six runs without recording an out. Kittredge should not be owned in any league.