Choi (ear/head) is unlikely to return to the field against the Blue Jays this weekend, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Choi suffered the ear laceration and head injury -- although he did avoid a concussion -- in Tuesday's game against the Yankees, which is now likely to wind up as his final appearance of the season. The 27-year-old will end the season with a .269/.370/.506 slash line with eight home runs in 160 at-bats with the Rays.
Choi (ear/head) remains out of the lineup for Saturday's game against Toronto, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Choi wasn't expected to require a lengthy absence after avoiding a concussion following a home-plate collision with Gary Sanchez on Tuesday, but he now finds himself on the bench for the fourth straight game. Austin Meadows will be the designated hitter Saturday.
Choi (ear/head) remains out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Blue Jays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Choi avoided a concussion after colliding with Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez at home plate Tuesday but will now sit for the third straight game, despite initial reports suggesting he may require just a single day off. C.J. Cron will again be the Rays' designated hitter Friday.
Choi (ear/head) is out of the lineup versus the Yankees on Thursday, Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times reports. Choi will remain on the bench for a second straight day after colliding with Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez on a play at the plate. Fortunately, he avoided a concussion and could return to the lineup Friday against the Blue Jays. C.J. Cron will serve as the club's DH for Thursday's series finale.
Choi (ear, head) does not have a concussion and could return to the lineup Thursday against the Yankees, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Choi required stitches in his ear following a home-plate collision with Gary Sanchez in Tuesday's game but appears to have avoided a more serious injury. He's not expected to appear off the bench Wednesday, but the Rays are optimistic that he'll wind up missing just one game.