Rays think they have a star in Richie Shaffer

by -
Player Photo
Pos: 3B/1B   Height: 6-3   Weight: 205   Hometown: Charlotte, NC (Providence HS HS)  
Years Played: 2010 - 2012

According to the Times Herald-Record, Tampa Bay thinks they have a star in the making with Richie ShafferRichie Shaffer
Jr. 3rd Base
#8 6-3, 205
Charlotte, NC

View Full Profile
as the former Clemson third baseman is off to a good start in his minor league career.

"He's well-spoken. He's educated," said Renegades manager Jared Sandberg, "and on the field, he's the real deal. I think you're going to look at a first round pick and he's got the tools to go with it. He's got the arm, the glove and the bat. The power potential is there ... he's going to be a fun player to watch for a long time."

Shaffer made his professional debut on July 23, getting his first hit, a single, in his second at-bat. He played five innings at third base in that game as the Renegades look to ease him back into playing shape. His college season at Clemson ended on June 3.

In his second game, Shaffer was the designated hitter and drove in two runs in a key McNamara Division win at Staten Island.

Read the full article here

Send Feedback to TigerNet Staff: Email | Comment
Post your comments!

Analyst says Watson 'magic' gives Texans shot at Patriots

Clemson vs. Boston College Prediction

Alabama OT commit: "I love Clemson"

Friday Email Bag

Clemson releases recap video on win over Louisville

WATCH: Clemson still 'most complete team' after losing kicker

Sammy Watkins leaves game with head injury

Clemson offers nation's No. 1 2019 center

Focus shouldn’t be a problem against Boston College
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Daily Digest