He yielded two earned runs and two hits -- including a home run -- in his first two innings with the RiverCats in the
Ray spent the first part of the season with the
In 2011, the last time he was in the majors, he went 3-2 for Seattle with a 4.68 ERA in 32 2/3 innings over 29 games. He gave up 33 hits, walked 12 and struck out 22.
In 2010, he held an interesting distinction -- though he didn't participate in the World Series, he pitched for both of its teams: first the Rangers, then the champion Giants. Between the two, he was 5-0 with a 3.72 ERA in 55 2/3 innings.
Ray's career major-league totals include an 18-19 record and a 4.10 ERA in 283 appearances, all in relief. He has given up 259 hits, walked 123 and struck out 230 in 281 innings.
The 6-foot-3, 210-pound right-hander from Tampa, Fla., began his time at W&M as a reliever. He was 2-2 with a 2.95 ERA in 39 2/3 innings as a freshman in 2001, when his pitching sparked the Tribe past James Madison in the CAA tournament final.
He was 4-4 with a 4.17 ERA and seven saves in 2002, then went 2-1 with a 1.93 ERA in the Cape Cod League with the Bourne Braves.