Ask the Expert: Doug Waechter

by Gary Shelton on January 30, 2015 · 0 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Rays

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Doug Waechter spent four of his major league seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays, his hometown team. Over his time in the bigs, Waechter won 18 games. In his first start at Tropicana Field, Waechter threw a two-hit shutout against Seattle. He joins weekly to answer your questions about major league baseball. If you have a question, send it to and put "Ask the Expert'' in the subject line.

New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has talked about eliminating the defensive shift in baseball, which would be a huge change for the Rays. How important is it. Is defensive alignment  worth changing?

For Rob Manfred to come out just a few days after taking the commissioners position, and talk about making an extreme change like outlawing defensive shifts is

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