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The Orioles announced Thursday that Chandler Shepherd will start the club’s 2020 Grapefruit League opener against the Braves on Saturday.
Shepherd made his Major League debut with the O’s on Aug. 13 last season. He made his first Major League start on Sept. 17, 2019, and finished with a 6.63 ERA over five appearances (three starts). Shepherd is not fantasy relevant at the moment but could be a name to watch if he has a strong spring.
Chandler Shepherd gave up six runs on six hits with a walk and two strikeouts over three innings in a no-decision against the Blue Jays on Monday.
Shepherd gave up three home runs on the night as the 27-year-old righty struggled against the Jays hitters. Shepherd now has a 7.71 ERA and is lined up to face the Red Sox in the last game of the season.
Chandler Shepherd allowed three runs on four hits with one walk and four strikeouts across four innings during a no-decision against the Blue Jays on Tuesday.
Sheperd was making his first major league start on Tuesday. Overall the 27-year-old has a 4.91 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, and nine strikeouts in 11 innings. Shepherd will pitch next at home against the Mariners on Sunday.