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Tampa Bay Rays news and links: Still mulling the Forsythe trade

Also, who has the league’s best putaway pitches?

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This trivia is going to be stolen. Over at, Mike Petriello wrote an article about the best putaway pitches. He looked specifically at whiffs-per-swing last season, with a minimum of 100 pitches of that type thrown.

A number of Rays and former-Rays appeared in his top-5s. Can you name them?

For the changeup, #2 is a current Ray, and #3 and #4 are both former-Rays.

For the cutter, both #1 and #2 are current Rays.

For the slider, #4 is a current Ray.

When you’ve thought it over, here’s the article.