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Rays lose David DeJesus to fractured hand

Jun 19, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

David DeJesus AP

David DeJesus has been one of the Rays’ few productive hitters this season, but now the veteran outfielder will be out of the lineup for a while with a fractured hand suffered Wednesday on a check swing.

DeJesus, who was acquired from the Nationals late last season, has hit .269 with five homers and an .806 OPS that leads the team.

Tampa Bay activated outfielder Brandon Guyer from the disabled list to replace DeJesus on the roster and he could get his first extended opportunity in the majors after putting up solid numbers at Triple-A.

  1. raysfan1 - Jun 19, 2014 at 4:30 PM

    *sigh*. It’s Ground Hog Day.

    • indaburg - Jun 19, 2014 at 6:32 PM

      Can we just end the season now? I can’t take anymore.

    • unclemosesgreen - Jun 20, 2014 at 8:04 AM

      I’m rooting for the floating carpets to at least get their ish together enough to go on a draft-position killing winning streak or two.

  2. edelmanfanclub - Jun 19, 2014 at 6:32 PM

    I first read “Rays lose to David DeJesus’ fractured hand.” The way their season is going that would not be shocking.

  3. dcbona - Jun 19, 2014 at 10:20 PM

    Just bring up Mahtook already!

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