Tampa Bay gave Odorizzi, its No. 3-ranked prospect, a six-run lead in his start on Monday against the Marlins, but he promptly gave up six runs before getting chased in the fifth inning without retiring a batter.
"I'm disappointed. I was hoping to get some more innings, especially after that last outing," Odorizzi said. "I really wanted to get back out there. I was ready to get back out there today, but obviously it's not possible. It's just part of it."
Pitching coach Jim Hickey told Odorizzi a few things he can work on after his second stint in the big leagues, manager Joe Maddon said, but equally important in the Rays' decision was their need for a fresh arm in the bullpen.
"If I would've gotten the win [Monday], it wouldn't have really mattered," Odorizzi said. "So it wasn't a reflection of outings or anything. It's just, they need somebody and I'm the lucky guy, I guess."
Maddon pointed to setup man Joel Peralta, who's pitched four days in a row, and closer Fernando Rodney, who's worked three of the last four days. There's also Jake McGee, who warmed up on Tuesday despite Maddon's plan to sit him, and Kyle Farnsworth, who was up and down at least twice.
Colome, 24, was 4-5 with a 2.60 ERA in 10 starts for the Bulls. He struck out 61 in 55 1/3 innings while walking 22.
"There's been a lot of craziness among the bullpen, and so we needed to square that up a little bit, too," Maddon said.
Archer would appear to be the most likely candidate to take Price's spot come Saturday. He last pitched on Sunday for Durham, where he's 5-3 with a 3.96 ERA in 10 starts this season.