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DRaysBay Aug 14, 2019
Rays place OF Avisail Garcia on the IL, promote RHP Jose De Leon

Rays place OF Avisail Garcia on the IL, promote RHP Jose De Leon

Photo by Denis Poroy/ The Tampa Bay Rays have placed outfielder Avisail Garcia on the injured list with right oblique tightness and have called up right-handed pitcher Jose De Leon from Triple-A Durham. Garcia felt his oblique flare up during his plate appearance in the fifth inning of last night’s game against the San Diego Padres. He stayed in on the defense for the next couple of frames before the Rays removed him from the game in the 7th inning. Originally, it was being reported that Garcia was expected to be able to play once the Rays return to Tropicana Field on Friday, but that...
Tampa Bay Times Aug 14, 2019
Rays place Avisail Garcia on IL, call up Jose De Leon

Rays place Avisail Garcia on IL, call up Jose De Leon

The Rays decided to play it safe and placed OF Avisail Garcia on the 10-day injured list after he felt tightness in his oblique during Tuesday's game.Pitcher Jose De Leon was called up from Triple-A to add an extra arm to the bullpen.
DRaysBay Aug 14, 2019
View from the Catwalk: Rays win series, lose Avisail Garcia

View from the Catwalk: Rays win series, lose Avisail Garcia

Photo by Denis Poroy/ He is day to day with oblique tightness The Tampa Bay Rays won again last night as they defeated the San Diego Padres, 7-5. Ji-Man Choi provided the big blow, a go-ahead two run home run that gave the Rays a 6-4 advantage. Brendan McKay got the start for the Rays and after a rough first inning in which he surrendered four runs, he rebounded to hold the Padres in check over the next three frames before being lifted; McKay was 0-2 at the plate. Nick Anderson continued his dominance, striking out three more hitters; Anderson has now struck out 14 of the 19 hitters he...
Tampa Bay Times Aug 14, 2019
Rays, Avisail Garcia hoping oblique pain is not a strain

Rays, Avisail Garcia hoping oblique pain is not a strain

SAN DIEGO - The good feelings the Rays has about Tuesday's come-from-behind 7-5 win over the Padres were tempered by the bad feeling power-hitting
DRaysBay Aug 13, 2019
View from the Catwalk: Why am I so tired this morning?

View from the Catwalk: Why am I so tired this morning?

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports My sleep cycle is totally ruined Last night, the Rays started their second west coast series of the current road trip. Coming off a sweep of the Seattle Mariners, they traveled south to San Diego to open a three game set against the young and exciting Pardes. Avisail Garcia went deep, Austin Pruitt pitched well, Matt Duffy recorded four hits, and Kevin Kiermaier did THIS: Eight-run game and Kevin Kiermaier is still ballin' in SD. What a grab. pic.twitter.com/rf2no3NgkO— Josh Tolentino (@JCTSports) August 13, 2019 It was a convincing 10-4 victory for the...
DRaysBay Aug 11, 2019
Rays 5, Mariners 4: Mike Zunino punks his ex

Rays 5, Mariners 4: Mike Zunino punks his ex

Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports Who says we can’t win in the Pacific Northwest? The Rays clinched another series win on Saturday, pulling out the 5-4 win over the Mariners, despite their ace, Charlie Morton, not having his best outing. It was the home team that put up the first crooked number of the night, with Kyle Seager beating the shift with a bunt to lead off the second inning, eventually coming around on a sac fly that Avisail Garcia did well to even make a play on. The Rays couldn’t get to Seattle’s opener, Matt Wisler, and Tommy Milone kept them off the board in his...
Tampa Bay Times Jul 23, 2019

How Garcia's moonshot compares to Tropicana Field's longest home run

After the Rays and the Chicago White Sox posted six scoreless innings on Saturday, outfielder Avisail Garcia got a hold of a first pitch change up and rocketed it deep to left field.

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