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Rays' Shane McClanahan plays with Marlins from the start with shoulder injury

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As reported by Bob Nightengale of

USA TODAY , the Tampa Bay Rays defeated ace Shane McClanahan on Tuesday against the Miami Marlins. .

Nightengale noted that lefties will undergo further testing.

Sean Armstrong starts in his place.

The results of these tests of McLanahan could go a long way in determining how the rest of the Rays season unfolds.

He finished his first all-star game of the season with a 2.20 ERA, 0.86 WHIP and 147.1 innings Outstanding performance with 182 strikeouts. In just the second major league season of his career, he posted a 3.43 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 141 strikeouts in 123.1 innings as a rookie.

If he does get back to the mound and continues to pitch at his current pace, given his overall AL standing, game Young may wait:

CBS Sports @CBSSports Shane McClanahan This season:

AL Rank
ERA: 2.20 2nd
WHIP: 0.86 2nd
Ks: 182 3rd
Opp AVG: .185 1st

Tampa Bay is 70-57 and seven behind the New York Yankees in the American League East. It also tops the American League wild-card list with a half-time lead over the Seattle Mariners, a one-game lead over the Toronto Blue Jays and a three-game lead over the Baltimore Orioles, vying for three spots.

Any team below a playoff berth at this point will disappoint the Rays, but if McLanahan is sidelined, they The position will be more unstable.

At the same time, they need to rely on Corey Kluber, Drew Rasmo Sen and Jeffrey Springs to anchor the rotation.



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