(6/12/2009) The Mets have placed right-hander John Maine on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder weakness and called up left-hander Jon Switzer from Triple-A Buffalo. The move announced Friday is retroactive to June 7.
(12/3/2007) The Rays sent LHP Jon Switzer outright to Triple-A Durham. He had been designated for assignment.
Rays designate Switzer for assign.
(11/21/2007) The Tampa Bay Rays added four to their 40-man roster Tuesday -- catcher John Jaso, outfielders Fernando Perez and Jason Pridie and left-handed pitcher James Houser from Class A Sarasota. To make room, the Rays designated pitchers Brian Stokes and Jon Switzer for assignment. They have 10 days to trade, release or outright them to the minors.
Switzer takes loss on Tuesday
(9/12/2007) Starter Andy Sonnanstine -- who had won three straight, allowing only four earned runs in 19 innings -- gave up five runs in 3 1/3 innings in Tuesday's game at Boston, but he did not figure into the decision. Relievers Scott Dohmann, Jon Switzer, Grant Balfour and Juan Salas combined to give up 11 runs and 12 hits in 3 2/3 innings.
Switzer added to Rays' bullpen
(8/8/2007) The Devil Rays called up reliever Jon Switzer from the minor leagues.
Switzer optioned to Triple-A
(7/18/2007) The Tampa Bay Devil Rays optioned reliever Jon Switzer to Triple-A Durham on Tuesday night, to open a roster spot for injured closer Al Reyes (shoulder). The Devil Rays plan to reinstate Reyes, who has been out since July 3 because of a mild rotator cuff strain, from the 15-day disabled list before Wednesday night's game with the Los Angeles Angels.
Switzer pitching well in Triple-A
(7/5/2007)The Sports Xchange reports that Jon Switzer has pitched well since recovering from a spring shoulder strain and earned his promotion. Working primarily in middle relief at Triple-A Durham, he allowed only two runs (one earned) in 22 innings. "I'm throwing the ball pretty well; I've got a little ways to go still," he said. "I'm using my sinker and slider just trying to get groundballs."
Switzer recalled from minors
(7/4/2007) Tampa Bay placed reliever Al Reyes on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a mild rotator cuff strain and recalled RP Jon Switzer from Triple-A Durham.
Switzer comes off DL, optioned
(6/2/2007) Devil Rays RP Jon Switzer was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list on Friday and optioned to Triple-A Durham. He had been sidelined by a left shoulder injury.
Switzer makes two rehab appearances
(5/23/2007) Injured Devil Rays RP Jon Switzer (shoulder) continues his rehab assignment with Triple-A Durham. He has made two appearances, totaling 2 2/3 innings, with his latest coming on Tuesday. He allowed two hits, two walks and one earned run during 1 2/3 innings against Syracuse.
Switzer begins rehab assignment
(5/20/2007) Tampa Bay LHP Jon Switzer (left shoulder) has started a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Durham.
Switzer throws in extended spring
(5/2/2007) Tampa Bay LHP Jon Switzer (left shoulder) threw one inning in an extended spring training game on Tuesday and INF-OF Greg Norton (right knee) is also playing for the Devil Rays extended spring team.
Switzer moves to 60-day DL
(3/31/2007) Designated hitter Greg Norton was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a right knee injury that will require surgery. His spot is expected to be filled by first baseman Carlos Pena, who had been reassigned to minor league camp on Friday.
Rays put Switzer on 15-day DL
(3/25/2007) The Tampa Bay Devil Rays placed Jon Switzer (left shoulder tendinitis) on the 15-day DL on Sunday.
Switzer blows save Saturday
(3/10/2007) Devil Rays RP Jon Switzer (wrist) entered Saturday's spring game against the Twins in the sixth inning, but could not hold the lead, giving up two earned runs and a walk in one inning of work. He did have a strikeout.
Switzer hit in right wrist
(3/8/2007) Devil Rays LHP Jon Switzer delivered only one pitch in his second Grapefruit League appearance of the year, and it came back at him in a hurry. Indians 3B Andy Marte lined one back up the middle leading off the fourth inning Wednesday, striking Switzer just below his glove on the underside of his right wrist. After a brief consultation with Rays trainer Ron Porterfield, Switzer left the game. Precautionary X-rays did not show a fracture, but the pitcher was undergoing further tests.
Tampa Bay signs group
(2/21/2007) The following were signed to one-year deals on Tuesday: RHP Tim Corcoran, OF Elijah Dukes, RHP Edwin Jackson, C Dioner Navarro, LHP Jeff Ridgway, LHP Chris Seddon, RHP Brian Stokes, LHP Jon Switzer and RHP Mitch Talbot.
Jon Switzer gets the call
(6/21/2006) The Tampa Bay Devil Rays placed reliever Ruddy Lugo on the 15-day disabled list with a strained back on Wednesday and selected left-hander Jon Switzer from Triple-A Durham.
(3/12/2006) The Tampa Bay Devil Rays optioned RHP Carlos Hines and LHP Jon Switzer to Durham of the IL and RHP Jeff Niemann to Montgomery of the SL. Reassigned C Josh Arhart, RHP Jack Cressend, RHP J.B. Miadich, RHP Tony Peguero and RHP Jose Rodriguez to their minor league camp.
Switzer signed to one year deal
(3/4/2006) The Rays agreed to one-year contracts with the following players: catcher Kevin Cash, pitchers Tim Corcoran, Jason Hammel, Carlos Hines, Edwin Jackson, Scott Kazmir, Seth McClung, Chad Orvella, Chris Seddon, Brian Stokes, Jon Switzer and Doug Waechter, infielders Nick Green and B.J. Upton and outfielders Jonny Gomes, Damon Hollins and Joey Gathright.
Rays' Switzer optioned out
(5/30/2005) The Devil Rays optioned left-hander Jon Switzer to Triple-A Durham. The team plans to fill the roster spot on Monday, when the Devil Rays begin a three-game series at Oakland. Switzer was called up from Double-A Montgomery on May 11. He appeared in two games in relief, going 0-0 with a 6.75 ERA.
Rays to promote Switzer
(5/12/2005) The St. Petersburg Times reports the Devil Rays will promote Jon Switzer from Double-A Montgomery. He will take Casey Fossum's spot in the bullpen.
Jon Switzer to Montgomery
(3/11/2005) Switzer was optioned to Double-A Montgomery on Thursday.
Rays pitcher heading for DL
(4/5/2004) Jon Switzer (shoulder) is expected to be placed on the DL.
Switzer joins Devil Rays
(9/12/2003) Tampa Bay called up Jon Switzer from Triple-A Durham on Friday.
Jon Switzer could get a start
(9/5/2003) The Tampa Tribune reports that Jon Switzer or Chad Gaudin might be used to start at the Yankees on September 13.
Switzer likely to return
(9/3/2003) The St. Petersburg Times says that Jon Switzer will probably join the Devil Rays again once Triple-A Durham's postseason concludes.
Switzer optioned to Double-A
(8/20/2003) Tampa Bay optioned Jon Switzer to Double-A Orlando on Wednesday. The move makes room for Adam Piatt.
Switzer might get first start
(8/18/2003) The Tampa Tribune reports that rookie Jon Switzer might start Thursday's game at Baltimore. Lou Piniella has not made a decision yet. Chad Gaudin is the other possibility.
Switzer might get rotation look
(8/5/2003) The St. Petersburg Times reports that Brandon Backe and Jon Switzer might get a chance to start soon, especially if the team's other struggling starters don't improve. "Switzer and Backe are two kids I've given some thought about putting in the rotation at some time and letting them pitch a little bit," Devil Rays manager Lou Piniella said.