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B.J. Upton expected to return from disabled list tomorrow

Apr 19, 2012, 1:18 PM EDT

B.J. Upton AP

B.J. Upton has completed a brief minor-league rehab assignment and is expected to make his season debut tomorrow.

Upton has been sidelined since the middle of spring training when a March 14 collision with teammate Desmond Jennings left him with an injured back.

Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Upton played both ends of a doubleheader yesterday at Double-A and will take today off before joining the Rays’ lineup, with Jennings shifting back to left field and Jeff Keppinger likely losing the most playing time in the defensive reshuffling.

  1. gotampabay52 - Apr 19, 2012 at 1:47 PM

    Better hit the ball Upton, you were suppose to be a super star by now so lets do this bet hot kid

  2. buffalomafia - Apr 19, 2012 at 2:43 PM

    I agree!

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