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Morton on IL with inflamed shoulder, Alvarado rejoins Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have placed right-hander Charlie Morton on the 10-day injured list due to inflammation in his pitching shoulder.

The move Monday came one day after Morton (1-1, 5.40 ERA) was removed from a start against the New York Yankees in the third inning.

Standings - AL East

Teams W L Pct GB L10 Stk
NYY 10 6 .625 - 5-5 L2
BAL 7 7 .500 2.0 5-5 W2
TB 8 8 .500 2.0 4-6 W2
BOS 6 9 .400 3.5 5-5 W1
TOR 5 8 .385 3.5 4-6 L1

Team Leaders - Hitting

Name Total
AVG Brandon Lowe .275
HR Brandon Lowe 3
RBI Brandon Lowe 10
R Brandon Lowe 9
SB Kevin Kiermaier 1
RC Brandon Lowe 11.1
OBP Yandy Diaz .356
SLG Brandon Lowe .588
OPS Brandon Lowe .939

Team Leaders - Pitching

Team Rankings - Hitting

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
R 65 3 11
AVG .208 5 14
SLG 0.365 5 12
OBP .306 3 9
HR 13 5 13
SB 3 4 11

Team Rankings - Pitching

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
W 8 2 5
ERA 3.57 1 4
WHIP 1.341 4 10
K/9 10.13 1 2
BAA 0.248 4 12
SLG 0.388 2 7
OBP .320 4 8

Latest Game - Aug 9, 2020

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NYY (10-6) 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
TB (8-8) 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 8 1

W: Thompson   (1-0) L: Britton   (0-1)

NYY - HR: none

TB - HR: Lowe  (3) , Brosseau  (2)

Player News

Willy Adames SS: Adames isn't in the lineup... Aug 10, 4:30PM

Trevor Richards SP: Richards is a candidate for... Aug 10, 3:18PM

Jalen Beeks RP: Beeks is a candidate to... Aug 10, 3:10PM

Anthony Banda SP: Banda, who is on the taxi... Aug 10, 3:01PM

Manuel Margot CF: Margot (personal) went... Aug 10, 2:02PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Charlie Morton SP Shoulder 10-day IL 2020/08/20
Oliver Drake RP Biceps 10-day IL 2020/08/19
Yonny Chirinos SP Triceps 10-day IL 2020/08/13
Randy Arozarena RF Undisclosed Covid-19 2020/08/12
Colin Poche RP Elbow 60-day IL 2021/09/01

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2020/08/10 Jose Alvarado RP  Reinstated from Paternity Leave List
2020/08/10 Charlie Morton SP    Placed on 10-Day IL (Right shoulder inflammation)
2020/08/09 John Curtiss RP  Purchased From Minors
2020/08/09 Oliver Drake RP    Placed on 10-Day IL (Right biceps tendinitis)
2020/08/09 Sean Gilmartin RP   Designated for Assignment

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sun, Aug 9 NY Yankees W, 4-3 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Aug 8 NY Yankees W, 5-3 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Aug 8 NY Yankees L, 8-4 Boxscore Recap
Fri, Aug 7 NY Yankees W, 1-0 Boxscore Recap
Thu, Aug 6 NY Yankees PPD Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Mon, Aug 10 @Boston 7:30PM EDT Preview
Tue, Aug 11 @Boston 7:30PM EDT Preview
Wed, Aug 12 @Boston 7:30PM EDT Preview
Thu, Aug 13 @Boston 4:30PM EDT Preview
Fri, Aug 14 @Toronto 6:37PM EDT Preview