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Why the Rays added Ryan Sherriff to the World Series roster

Why the Rays added Ryan Sherriff to the World Series roster

Photo by Mark LoMoglio/Icon Sportswire via Rays make a switch to their LHP Bullpen stable The Rays World Series roster is out, and now facing the not so right handed heavy lineup of the Dodgers, some changes needed to be made. One of the more surprising moves was swapping out the hard throwing, electric Jose Alvarado for Ryan Sherriff. Both LHP who were not used extensively in 2020, but with the Dodgers lineup featuring mighty sluggers like Max Muncy and Joc Pederson, and MVP caliber superstars like Corey Seager and Cody Bellinger, LHP in the Rays bullpen will be called upon to get...
DRaysBay Oct 20, 2020
Tampa Bay Rays announce World Series roster

Tampa Bay Rays announce World Series roster

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Brett Phillips and Ryan Sherriff added; Jose Alvarado and Aaron Slegers dropped The Tampa Bay Rays have finalized their 28-man roster ahead of the first game of the World Series, which kicks off tonight at 8:00 p.m. EST. The most surprising change from their American League Championship Series roster is the decision to drop flame throwing lefty Jose Alvarado and replaced him with another lefty in Ryan Sherriff. The other change is bringing back outfielder Brett Phillips and dropping right-handed pitcher Aaron Slegers. Phillips is an important addition as...
DRaysBay Oct 11, 2020
Rays announce ALCS roster, Game 1 Lineup

Rays announce ALCS roster, Game 1 Lineup

Photo by Mike Carlson/ Jose Alvarado returns from injury! The Rays have added LHP José Alvarado and LHP Josh Fleming to the ALCS roster, bringing a high leverage reliever back from the injured list and a potential starter for Game 5. From the most recent ALDS roster, OF Brett Phillips and RHP Trevor Richards did not make the ALCS roster, but remain in the 60-man postseason eligible player pool. As discussed on the podcast this morning, the Rays were likely to remove an outfielder for this series due to the seven game schedule with no off days. To make room for Alvarado on the 40-man...
DRaysBay Oct 11, 2020
Previewing Astros game 1 starter Framber Valdez

Previewing Astros game 1 starter Framber Valdez

Photo by Bob Levey/ The Rays will need good game plan to get on the scoreboard When I first saw Framber Valdez, who the Rays will face in game one of American League Division Series, I thought of the Rays Jose Alvarado, because he throws a sinker with tremendous movement and a breaking ball with a big sweeping movement as well. You can think of Britton too. The curve ball on its own is similar to a left-handed version of Charlie Morton’s. Here’s the sinker being beaten into the ground: Your browser does not support HTML5 video. And here’s that hard low-80s sweeping curve: Your...

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