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Rays go after right-handed arms on the second day of the draft

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The Tampa Bay Rays are still a team built on pitching. Take, for instance, Friday’s second round of the draft, when the Rays drafted nine arms, including eight right-handed pitchers. The Rays, who started the draft with a third baseman and two outfielders, came back with right-handed pitcher Austin Franklin, right handed pitcher Easton McGee, right-handed pitcher Mikey York, right-handed pitcher Zack Trageton and right-handed pitcher J.D. Busfield. The Rays threw a change-up in the eighth round with left-handed Kenneth…

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