Morrison is not in the lineup Sunday against the Red Sox. Lucas Duda will start at first base and hit cleanup as the Rays give Morrison another day off. Since the start of September, Morrison has gone just 7-for-36 (.194) at the plate. However, three of his hits were home runs.
Morrison is out of Saturday's lineup against the Red Sox, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Times reports. He is in a brutal 0-for-19 slump over his last eight games. Lucas Duda gets the start at first base and will hit fourth while Corey Dickerson gets the nod at DH, hitting sixth.
Morrison is out of Friday's lineup against the Red Sox. The Rays face lefty Chris Sale so they will go with a righty-heavy lineup. Trevor Plouffe starts at first base and will hit cleanup.
Morrison is out of the lineup Monday against the Yankees, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Morrison has gone 0-for-7 at the plate over three games since returning from an illness. However, although he's failed to collect a hit in that time, he's managed to draw four walks. He'll get the day off while Lucas Duda starts at first base.
Morrison (illness) will be back in the lineup for Friday's game in Boston, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Morrison was out of the starting lineup for the past two games while dealing with a stomach flu, but returns to the starting nine for Friday's series opener. The 30-year-old was able to make an appearance as a pinch hitter during Wednesday's game, and should be ready to go following an off day Thursday.
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