Ask the Expert: Doug Waechter

by Gary Shelton on January 15, 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, Waecter 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.

The Rays are so different than they were when last season ended. Do you think they will be competitive in the AL East?

Will the Rays be able to compete in the AL East this year? Yes. Will it be easy? Hell no.

Before you even talk about the new faces in the Rays clubhouse, you have to take a look at what the rest of the division has done in the offseason.  The Red Sox acquired two of the biggest

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