Adames went 2-for-4 with a run in a win over the Blue Jays on Sunday. Adames wrapped up the 2018 campaign with three straight two-hit efforts and a spectacular second half of the season overall. The rookie didn't begin hitting his stride until shortly after the All-Star break, hitting .329 from August 1st onward. Adames will head into spring training 2019 with a lock on the everyday shortstop job, with Rays management and fantasy owners alike undoubtedly intrigued about what he might be capable of during the course of a full major-league season.
Adames went 2-for-4 with an RBI single, a walk and a run in a loss to the Blue Jays on Friday. He's 4-for-14 with three RBI and two runs in the four games since returning from an illness. The rookie is closing out the season on a high note, as Friday's production pushed his September average to .325. He's now contributed three two-hit efforts in his last six contests, and his 25 hits and 13 walks have led to a .422 on-base percentage in September.
Adames (illness) is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Yankees, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Adames missed a pair of starts due to illness. He was able to draw a walk as a pinch hitter Monday and will be a full participant Tuesday, batting eighth and playing shortstop.
Adames (illness) remains out of the lineup Monday against the Yankees. Adames sat out Sunday's contest due to illness and will not start Monday either. It's unclear how many more days he's expected to miss. Joey Wendle will again slide over to shortstop in his absence, with Brandon Lowe starting at second base.
Adames is out of Sunday's lineup because he is sick, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. The illness doesn't appear overly severe but will cost Adames at least one game. Joey Wendle is starting at shortstop for the Rays on Sunday in his absence.