Rays News

Tampa Bay Rays: Scenarios for Returns of Drew Smyly, Alex Colome

By Robbie Knopf
6 of 9

Apr 15, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash looks at the scoreboard during play against Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

5) Start Both Smyly and Colome

The argument for this option is that the Rays would be getting their best starters on the mound. On the other hand, we can’t be sure that Smyly is ready and Colome starting on short rest might not be as good as him coming up the next day. It seems doubtful that the Rays will be start both Smyly and Colome the next time through their rotation.

Next: Option 6: Starting Andriese and a Triple-A Call-Up