Robert Ray (baseball)
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|Toronto Blue Jays — No. 60|
|Born: January 21, 1984 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|May 2, 2009 for the Toronto Blue Jays|
(through September 2, 2009)
Robert Andrew "Bobby" Ray (born January 21, 1984 in Lufkin, Texas) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays. He bats and throws right-handed. Ray was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 7th round (206th overall) of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft.
For half of the 2006 season Ray played 15 games for the Auburn Doubledays with a 2.77 ERA, with 4 wins and 3 losses. From 2006 to 2008 Ray played for the Dunedin Blue Jays with a ERA in mid 4.00; in 45 games for the Dunedin Blue Jays, he had a 10-10 record. For the last half of the 2008 season Ray played for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats with a 3.18 ERA, compiling a 8-6 record.
Robert Ray made two 2009 minor-league starts, one at Single-A and one at Triple-A. He was called up from the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s to the Toronto Blue Jays on May 1, 2009, along with Brian Wolfe and Brett Cecil, after Toronto demoted Brian Burres, David Purcey and Bryan Bullington. On Saturday May 2, Ray made his major league debut against the Baltimore Orioles, pitching 5.2 innings, allowing 3 earned runs, 4 base on balls, 2 strikeouts, and getting the no-decision. Ray managed to secure his first win on May 16, 2009 after pitching a brilliant 8 innings giving up no earned runs. The Blue jays won the game 2-1. On May 21, 2009, starter Ray led the Jays to a 5-1 loss against the second place Boston Red Sox, raising his ERA (earned run average) to 4.44. He is currently on the 15 day Disabled List(DL) 
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