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With Jeff Niemann struggling in the rotation, it might be time for a replacement. Yes, David Price would seem like the consensus player to bring up, but I beg to differ.
David Price has gotten off to a rough start in Triple-A this season, owning a 4.74 ERA and 1.62 WHIP in 24.2 innings. The Rays would like to see him get a little more experience and get back to his dominating ways before they call him up again.
Wade Davis has a plethora of minor league experience as he has thrown 637 innings in his minor league career. Davis has a career 3.26 ERA and 1.26 WHIP, with 626 K's in the minors.
And when David Price is ready for his call-up, it probably will not be at Wade Davis' expense. Andy Sonnanstine may be the most likely candidate to be demoted later on in the year. So if Wade Davis can hold his own in the big leagues, he's here to stay.