Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Shane attended Cape Coral High School in Cape Coral, Florida.
During his secondary school career, he went 29-7 with a 1.02 acquired run normal (ERA) and 187 strikeouts in 123 innings pitched.
He was drafted by the New York Mets in the 26th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft. He didn’t sign with the Mets and went to the University of South Florida (USF), where he played school baseball.
Shane McClanahan threw 2,064 pitches in 2021, all during the MLB Regular Season, according to the PITCHf/x system. He mostly used his Fourseam Fastball (97 mph) and Slider (89 mph) in 2021, with a Curve (83 mph) and Changeup thrown in for good measure (89mph).
In addition to having some natural sinking movement, his four-seam fastball is thrown at a fastball velocity that is almost unfair.
Shane McClanahan Salary: How Much Does Shane McClanahan Make?
Shane McClanahan takes home an annual average salary of $570,500 as a professional baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Shane McClanahan Contract
Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of LHP Shane McClanahan from Rays Alternate Training Site. Contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/29/20. Drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (1-31) (South Florida) $2.231M signing bonus ($2.224M slot).