CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Cape Coral High School alum Shane McClanahan got a birthday present on Wednesday that he’ll remember for a while.
He got the official call-up to join the Tampa Bay Rays and would start Thursday’s game.
“It could have happened earlier but obviously it was a pretty good birthday present,” said McClanahan.
This wasn’t the first time the hard-throwing lefty had seen big league action. He got his first call-up in the Fall during the ALCS but had yet to start a game for the Rays until today.
“I was a...