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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Rays Injury Update: Drew Smyly shut down for season

By on 9/10/2014 06:00:00 AM

The Tampa Bay Rays entered Tuesday nights game against the Yankees with a record of 69-75, fourth in the American League East. Although 15 1/2 games out in the division, the Rays have been productive on the mound, ranked eighth in the Major Leagues in ERA. One pitcher who's had a fine season is Drew Smyly, but he's been shut down for the remainder of the year.

The news was relayed via the Rotoworld Baseball Twitter account:
Smyly being shut down for the rest of the season is not due to any injury.  He threw 153 innings this season and the Rays had mentioned that they would limit him to 150 to 160. Smyly's previous season high in innings pitched was 99 1/3 in 2012.

Smyly finishes the season with a record of 9-10 and an ERA of 3.24. He allowed 136 hits in 153 innings and struck out 133. Smyly has a career record of 19-13 with a 3.26 ERA in 114 games.

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