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Spring Training Game 18: Bucs/Devil Rays Thread, Pirates to Sign Soler

Spring Training Game 18: Bucs/Devil Rays Thread, Pirates to Sign Soler

As far as I can tell, it's as if this game doesn't exist: No Gameday Audio, no MLB.TV, no FM NewsTalk 104.7. What, a matchup between Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay doesn't excite you?
Tom Gorzelanny takes the ball for the Bucs in need of a solid outing. Consider these updated Grapefruit League stats for our rotation candidates, sorted by innings pitched:

 

IP

GB

FB

K

BB

Pitches

Strikes

Duke

13

18

10

10

3

81

68

Snell

11

8

12

13

3

93

69

Armas

9

8

15

3

0

68

49

Chacon

8.2

6

16

4

3

55

43

Maholm

7.2

15

1

6

2

46

38

McLeary

7

12

5

4

0

43

40

Gorzelanny

6.1

10

4

5

6

70

45

Youman

5

5

7

2

1

25

21

Gorzo's appearances to date:

 

IP

H

ER

BB

K
...

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