Zunino isn't in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rangers, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports. Zunino will take a seat for Thursday's series finale against Texas after he went hitless with four strikeouts in his last seven at-bats. Francisco Mejia will serve as the starting catcher Thursday, batting eighth.
Zunino is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Rangers, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Zunino will be getting the night off one day after slugging a home run and a double in the Rays' series finale with the Yankees. Francisco Mejia will get a turn behind the dish while Zunino rests.
Zunino went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and a double in Sunday's loss against the Yankees. Zunino entered the contest having recorded just two hits over 16 at-bats through his first five games of the campaign, but he posted his first multi-hit performance against New York. The backstop has two homers, four RBI and a .854 OPS over his first six games of the campaign.
Zunino isn't in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Yankees, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Zunino went hitless with a run and one strikeout in Friday's win over the Yankees, but he'll be out of the lineup for the second time in the last three games. Francisco Mejia will take over behind the dish Saturday, batting ninth.
Zunino is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Red Sox, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Tampa Bay concludes its series in Boston with a day game following a night game, so Zunino will take a seat after catching both of the past two contests. Backup Francisco Mejia will step in behind the plate to work in a battery with Rays starting pitcher Ryan Yarbrough.
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