April 24, 2008 - International League (IL) - Durham Bulls
Durham, NC - The Tampa Bay Rays today announced All-Star lefty Scott Kazmir will make his final rehab start with the Durham Bulls on Monday, April 28th as the Bulls host the defending Governors\' Cup Champion Richmond Braves at 7:05 PM.
Kazmir, ranked as the best pitcher under the age of 25 by Baseball America, is 35-29 with a 3.64 ERA and 617 strikeouts in 570 innings pitched in four seasons with Tampa Bay. Last season, he led the American League in strikeouts with 239. The 24-year old suffered a mild elbow strain in spring training landing him on the 15-day disabled list. His appearance with the Bulls on Monday is expected to be his final rehabilitation assignment before rejoining the Rays.
Tickets for Monday\'s game between the Bulls and Braves are on sale now at www.durhambulls.com or by phone at (919) 956-BULL.