Ace: James Shields
Rotation: Scott Kazmir, Matt Garza, Jeff Niemann, David Price
Demoted: Andy Sonnanstine
The Rays have a bottom-five starting pitching staff in the American League. The starting staff has a 4.72 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, and .268 batting average against.
Shields started off the season slow, but has been stellar since. Shields has a 6-5 record, while boasting a 3.41 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, and 76/23 K:BB ratio.
Kazmir started off the season horrendous. We learned that it was due to injury and he's set to return tomorrow. Kazmir has 4-4 record while boasting a 7.69 ERA, 1.95 ERA, and 35/29 K:BB ratio.
Garza has been the model of consistency on the staff. Garza has a 5-5 record, while boasting a 3.61 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, and 85/39 K:BB ratio.
Niemann got the nod of approval to stay over Sonnanstine. Niemann has a 6-4 record, while boasting a 4.23 ERA, 1.47 WHIP, and 44/33 K:BB ratio.
Price has been nothing short of awful for his hype. Price has a 1-2 record with a 4.45 ERA, 1.65 WHIP, and 33/20 K:BB ratio.