Soon after reliever Kevin Kelly started warming up in the bullpen, Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash and a trainer went to the mound with two outs in the fourth and the game tied at 2. After a discussion, McClanahan left the field.
The left-hander (11-1) was looking to become the first 12-game winner of the season. He allowed two runs, four hits and walked two during a 66-pitch outing.
Tampa Bay first baseman Yandy Díaz left in the fifth after stumbling to the ground between second and third running on Randy Arozarena‘s two-out single. He remained on the ground and was tagged out, but was able to walk off the field on his own. There was no immediate word on Diaz’s injury.
Rays ace Shane McClanahan exits early with back tightness