by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/30/2013) The Braves announced they placed reliever Luis Ayala on the 15-day disabled list with an anxiety disorder.
Ayala was not with the team during their three-game series at Detroti and arrived late to the ballpark Tuesday. The right-hander allowed two runs and four hits in 4 2/3 innings since being traded to Atlanta.
Braves acquire Luis Ayala from Orioles
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (4/10/2013) The Braves have acquired reliever Luis Ayala from the Orioles in exchange for minor-league pitcher Chris Jones, the club announced Wednesday.
Ayala has enjoyed a resurgence over the past two seasons. After spending 2010 in the minors, he threw 56 innings with a 2.09 ERA for the Yankees in 2011 and tossed 75 innings with a 2.64 ERA for Baltimore. He showed excellent control in 2012, as he walked just 1.7 batters per nine innings, the key to his success.
Luis Ayala available Monday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/8/2013) Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Monday reliever Luis Ayala (illness) would be available to pitch out of the bullpen Monday against the Red Sox, according to MLB.com. It was originally reported Ayala wouldn't join the team until Tuesday's off-day.
Luis Ayala to rejoin Orioles Tuesday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/8/2013) Orioles reliever Luis Ayala, who had to go to the hospital Sunday after falling ill, will rejoin the team Tuesday in Boston, according to MASNsports.com. Ayala is 1-0 with a 9.00 ERA and 2.00 WHIP in two relief outings.
Luis Ayala taken to hospital
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/7/2013) Orioles reliever Luis Ayala left Sunday’s game against the Twins around the seventh inning and went to a local hospital, MLB.com reports.
According to manager Buck Showalter, it’s unlikely Ayala travels with the team to Boston, where Baltimore opens a three-game series Monday.
“[He] just didn’t feel well at all,” Showalter said. “Had some things you normally don’t have and they decided after looking at him, better go check it out. I’ve got a pretty good idea of what we’re dealing with. See how things go.”
Luis Ayala on the trading block
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (3/24/2013) The Baltimore Sun reports Sunday that the Orioles have been in contact with rival clubs to let them know that veteran reliever Luis Ayala is available in a trade. The right-hander has been brought up along slowly this spring after pitching in winter ball. He appeared in just four games and has allowed one run in five innings of work in Grapefruit League play.
Ayala to remain with Orioles
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer (10/31/2012) The Orioles exercised their $1 million option on reliever Luis Ayala Wednesday. Ayala posted a 2.64 ERA and 1.27 WHIP in 66 appearances for the Orioles in 2012.