Rene Rivera

#44 C / Tampa Bay Rays / EXP: 7YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 215 lb Age: 32 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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    • by Shawn Krest |

      Rays start Curt Casali ahead of Rene Rivera

      Rays catcher Curt Casali is in the starting lineup for Monday's game. It's his third start in the last five games but just his 13th on the year. He replaces Rene Rivera, who has started 66 games behind the plate for the Rays.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Rays C Rene Rivera has average peak with two-hit Saturday

      The Mendoza Line is suddenly in sight for Rays catcher Rene Rivera, who hasn't been hot all year, but is now at least warm. Rivera slapped a double and single - off Astros ace Dallas Keuchel, no loss - in a Saturday victory. The latter hit gave his team a 2-0 lead. He is now 8-for-19 over his last five games and has raised his average to .185, its highest point of the season.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Rays C Rene Rivera gets three hits, homers in loss to Royals

      Rays catcher Rene Rivera went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBI in Wednesday's loss to the Royals. Rivera hit a solo home run to right field in the ninth inning to cut the Royals' lead to 9-5. Rivera is hitting .318 with two home runs and five RBI over his last seven games.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Rene Rivera homers in Rays' win

      Rays catcher Rene Rivera hit a solo home run in the seventh inning of Saturday's win over Boston. Rivera went 1 for 3 and went deep for the fourth time this season. It was his first homer since June 16. Four of Rivera's last six hits have gone for extra bases. Rivera drove in his 17th run of the season.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Rays' Rene Rivera collects three RBI in Tuesday's loss

      Rays first baseman Rene Rivera was the lone bright spot in Tuesday's 16-4 loss to the Nationals. Rivera went 2 for 4 with three RBI to lead the Rays. His biggest hit came in the ninth inning when he hit a three-run home run off Drew Storen. Prior to Tuesday's two-hit game, Rivera had been hitting .188 with two RBI in his last seven games.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Rays' Cash: Logan Forsythe will start at 1B with James Loney out

      Utility infielder Logan Forsythe will be the Rays starting first baseman with James Loney sidelined 4-6 weeks with a broken finger, manager Kevin Cash told reporters Monday, per the Tampa Bay Times. Cash added Rene Rivera and Tim Beckham will fill in at first base as needed. Forsythe started at first base Monday against the Mariners and hit his fifth home run of the season. He has a .323/.379/.527/.906 slash line in his last 25 games.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Steven Souza, Rene Rivera out of Rays lineup on Sunday

      The Rays gave a rest to two regular starters on Sunday. Right fielder Steven Souza and catcher Rene Rivera were both held out of the starting lineup. Souza had started the last 10 games in right. He'll be replaced by Brandon Guyer, who makes his second start of the year at the position. Bobby Wilson replaces Rivera behind the plate for the second time in 10 games and the eleventh time this season.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Rene Rivera drives in four runs in Rays' win

      Rays catcher Rene Rivera drove in four runs in Thursday's win over the Yankees. Rivera hit a three-run home run in the second inning and went 2 for 4 on the day, lifting his average to .141. Rivera's homer was his second of the year, and he now has nine RBI.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rays C Rene Rivera gets a breather on Tuesday vs. Red Sox

      Rays catcher Rene Rivera was held out of Tuesday's starting lineup against the Red Sox. Rivera has started six of the last eight games behind the plate for the Rays, and is batting a meager .115 over his last 26 at-bats (though he does have a home run in that span). Bobby Wilson replaced Rivera as the backstop for manager Kevin Cash.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Desmond Jennings at DH for Rays, Brandon Guyer, Rene Rivera to bench

      Desmond Jennings returned to the Rays' lineup on Saturday, after missing five games with a sore knee. Jennings will play designated hitter, not left field. Regular DH David DeJesus moves to left field, sending Brandon Guyer to the bench. Catcher Rene Rivera is also out of the starting lineup as backup Bobby Wilson gets a day in the starting lineup. Wilson will make his seventh start of the year and bat ninth.

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