Smyly hasn't pitched this season after being sidelined during
"I'm excited to get the season going for myself," Smyly said Wednesday. "I'm ready. I'm just anxious to get out there."
Smyly was obtained from Detroit as part of a three-team trade July 31 that sent Rays ace
The Rays put infielder Infielder Ryan Brett, who injured his left shoulder Tuesday, on the 15-day disabled list and purchased infielder Jake Elmore's contract from triple-A Durham.
To make room on the 40-man roster for Elmore, left-hander
Beliveau will have shoulder surgery Thursday.
Strained shoulder forces Blue Jays'
Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is out of Wednesday night's game between Toronto and Baltimore because of a strained right shoulder, and won't be able to play the outfield for the next few days.
Bautista, who had been sore for about a week, aggravated the injury while making a throw to first base Tuesday.
Reliever Joe Nathan left a rehab outing after pitching less than an inning, and Detroit Tigers Manager Brad Ausmus said the 40-year-old right-hander felt a "pop" while throwing a fastball.
Ausmus said Nathan was being evaluated. He was pitching for triple-A Toledo while trying to work his way back from a right elbow strain.