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Nick Anderson returns to the Rays bullpen throwing 92 mph

Nick Anderson returns to the Rays bullpen throwing 92 mph

Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports What can the Rays expect from Nick Anderson in 2021? Not much. The Rays pitching is in shambles, both in the rotation (where Dietrich Enns is now starting after IL trips for Shane McClanahan and Chris Archer), and in the bullpen (5.04 ERA, 5.34 FIP, 4.41 xFIP in September), although that has been overshadowed in the baseball world by the collapse of both the Yankees and Red Sox this September. Thankfully, Tampa Bay’s 100-win pace and comfortable lead in the American League East creates a buffer for the team to sort things out before the...
DRaysBay Sep 2, 2021
Rays 0, Red Sox 4: Shutout for the series split

Rays 0, Red Sox 4: Shutout for the series split

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The offense had no juice tonight as Boston finds a way to split the four-game series. After winning the first two games, the Rays will try and bounce back from losing last night’s game in an attempt to win the four-game series against the Red Sox. Shane McClanahan is on the mound for the Rays against Eduardo Rodriguez. McClanahan on the mound#RaysUp pic.twitter.com/LX2Vtm7wti— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) September 2, 2021 McClanahan’s first inning saw him allow the game’s first run after Hunter Renfroe hit a leadoff single...
DRaysBay Aug 25, 2021
What Makes Shane McClanahan’s Stuff so Effective?

What Makes Shane McClanahan’s Stuff so Effective?

Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Since Shane McClanahan’s call-up in April of this season, he has been one of the Rays’ more reliable starting pitchers. He has a 3.31 FIP on the year, and has an above average strikeout and walk rate. While he has fallen victim to some hard contact, he’s done a great job of mixing his pitches to limit damage and keep the Rays competitive. What about his pitches makes him so good? And what can we expect from him for the remainder of the season? What Makes McClanahan’s Stuff so Good? McClanahan throws four pitches. He relies mostly...
DRaysBay Aug 20, 2021
View from the Catwalk: Sweeping up for new arriving guests

View from the Catwalk: Sweeping up for new arriving guests

Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/ Plus: Archer set to return, McClanahan looking like an Ace, and Shane Baz ascends to number 1 Rays News Rays sweep O’s, now bring on the White Sox - Adam Berry, MLB.com: Rays did what they needed to do to maintain the strong lead in the AL East. Shane McClanahan carved up the O’s, showcasing all of his pitches including some impossible curves: Shane McClanahan, Sick Curveballs. pic.twitter.com/MXgIyEBR0w— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) August 19, 2021 McClanahan is becoming more and more comfortable with his curveball and...
DRaysBay Aug 19, 2021
Rays 7, Orioles 2: Swept the series!

Rays 7, Orioles 2: Swept the series!

Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/ Shane struck out eight while the offense brought home seven to complete the sweep. With the series win secured, the Rays are looking to try and complete the sweep in the afternoon finale against the Orioles. Shane McClanahan is on the mound against Jorge Lopez. Got some afternoon ⚾️ coming right up pic.twitter.com/iosjbhejCj— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) August 19, 2021 McClanahan had a perfect first inning, striking out the side on 14 pitches. The Rays offense had an equally productive inning after Brandon Lowe got this going...

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