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Rays acquire RHRP Matt Wisler for prospect LHP Michael Plassmeyer

The Rays have traded from their pitching depth in the minors to see what they can unlock in the bullpen, sending Double-A LHP Michael Plassmeyer to the Giants for RHP Matt Wisler.

Wisler is notable for one thing — literally. All he throws is a slider (90%+), and against either handed hitter it’s not an easy pitch to pick up, particularly when he’s flirting with the lower portion of the zone.

Here he is striking out Luis Robert (2020):

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