Jake Odorizzi is a different pitcher from the one who began the season as an untamed 24-year-old rookie. “The guy is confident,” Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon said. No one would be surprised if the Rays’ clubhouse these days wasn’t full of John Waynes. The right-handed Odorizzi (9-9) won for the seventh time in his past 10 starts, striking out seven and holding the Texas Rangers to two runs, four hits and a walk in seven innings of a 6-3 victory on Thursday night.
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