Right Field - Tampa Bay Rays
Date of Birth: May 3, 1995 (25 years old)
Rays' Austin Meadows: On base four times Monday
Meadows went 2-for-4 with a double, two walks and a stolen base in a win over the Red Sox on Monday. He was also caught stealing on another attempt.As his line indicates, Meadows was extremely busy Monday, serving as an agitator to Red Sox pitching throughout the night. The 25-year-old outfielder has bounced back nicely from a brief 0-for-9 slump that encompassed three games in the latter portion of last week, as Meadows is now 5-for-12 with three doubles, Monday's pair of walks, two RBI, Monday's steal and a run in his last three contests.
Rays' Austin Meadows: Not starting Game 1
Meadows isn't in the lineup for the first game of Saturday's doubleheader of the Yankees.Meadows had started each of the Rays' three games since he returned from the injured list. With the 25-year-old out for the first game of Saturday's twin bill, Yoshi Tsutsugo will shift to left field and bat fourth.
Rays' Austin Meadows: Returns from injured list
Meadows (illness) was activated from the COVID-19 injured list Tuesday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.Meadows miss most of summer camp after testing positive for COVID-19, but he's ready to play now after getting into game shape at the Rays' alternate training site. He'll be looking to build upon a breakout 2019 campaign which saw him hit .291/.364/.558 with 33 homers in 138 games. Trevor Richards was optioned in a corresponding move.
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