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Richie Shaffer’s first major league hit was a home run

Richie Shaffer

Richie Shaffer


Richie Shaffer homered off White Sox reliever Daniel Webb for his first MLB hit on Tuesday night ...

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Shaffer, a first-round pick in 2012 out of Clemson University, was sporting an impressive .954 OPS and 16 home runs through 55 games this season at Triple-A Durham. The 24-year-old started at third base on Tuesday in Chicago with Evan Longoria serving as the Rays’ DH. Shaffer can also play first base.

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