Scott Kingery

#4 CF / Philadelphia Phillies / EXP: 2YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 180 lb Age: 26 College: Arizona Bats/Throws -/-

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: On COVID-19 injured list

      Scott Kingery was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Wednesday, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.The Philadelphia Phillies initially didn't specify why Kingery and three other players were placed on the injured list, but it's since been revealed that they were placed on the COVID-19 list, rather than the normal 10-day injured list. That doesn't necessarily mean any of them have tested positive, however, as they can also go on the list if they've been in contact with a person who has been infected with the virus, among other reasons. As players' medical information is being closely protected in this area, it's not known when Kingery is expected to get back on the field.

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: Lands on injured list

      The Philadelphia Phillies placed Scott Kingery on the 10-day injured list Wednesday due to an unspecified issue, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.Kingery was one of four Phillies placed on the IL on Wednesday, with no reason provided behind any of the transactions. More clarity on Kingery's situation could be provided the next time manager Joe Girardi meets with the media, but for now, the 26-year-old's status for Opening Day in late July is muddled. After working as a utility man for most of his first two seasons in Philadelphia, Kingery is expected to settle into full-time duty at the keystone in 2020 and had been viewed as a candidate to lead off for the club earlier this spring.

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: Candidate to lead off

      Scott Kingery is a candidate to lead off this season, at least until Andrew McCutchen returns from his knee injury, Todd Zolecki of reports.Kingery was mentioned alongside J.T. Realmuto, Adam Haseley and Roman Quinn. Kingery possesses the speed of a traditional leadoff man, though his .315 on-base percentage last season doesn't necessarily fit the mold of a modern table-setter. If he gets the job anyway, expect a boost to his run total and perhaps extra opportunities to steal early in the season.

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: Solves vision issues

      Scott Kingery will wear a contact lens this season to correct the blurry vision that affected him late in 2019, Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.Kingery went through a series of tests during the offseason which revealed a minor vision issue in his right eye. The problem isn't bad enough for him to require contacts for everyday activity, but a baseball player trying to hit major-league pitching requires more perfect vision than most of us do in our daily lives. In theory, improved vision could help Kingery achieve a second straight breakout season, but given that the issue was apparently minor and didn't pop up until late in the year, it's probably not wise to adjust his projections too much.

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: Done for season

      Scott Kingery is battling blurry vision and won't play again this season, Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.The Philadelphia Phillies aren't certain what's causing the issue but will hope to have a clearer idea after Kingery visits an eye doctor Monday. The 29-year-old will wrap up his sophomore season with a .258/.315/.474 slash line, adding 19 homers and 15 steals. That performance was only good for a roughly league average 101 wRC+, though that nevertheless represents a major improvement from his 61 wRC+ as a rookie. A player who can be a league average hitter while starting at five different positions (including center field and both middle infield spots) should be an important part of the Phillies' core even if he doesn't develop into a star.

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: Sitting Saturday

      Scott Kingery (undisclosed) will sit Saturday against the Marlins.Kingery left Friday's game with an undisclosed injury and will sit for at least one more game. With the Philadelphia Phillies not playing for anything other than a winning record, it's possible he's played his final game of the season.

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: Lifted early

      Scott Kingery was removed from Friday night's game against the Marlins due to an apparent injury, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.The team has yet to reveal why Kingery was pulled, but an update should emerge after the contest.

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: Resting Thursday

      Scott Kingery is not in the lineup Thursday against the Nationals.Kingery had started the past 15 games, slashing .204/.254/.352 with one home run and three steals over that stretch. Maikel Franco is starting at third base and hitting seventh in his place.

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: Heads to bench

      Scott Kingery is not starting Monday against the Braves.Kingery will rest after starting 11 straight games, a stretch in which he hit just .222 while recording a 38.3 percent strikeout rate. Adam Haseley will start in center field Monday.

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      Phillies' Scott Kingery: Plates three in win

      Scott Kingery went 2-for-4 with a double, three RBI and a run Sunday in the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-2 win over the Mets.Kingery broke a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning with the bases-clearing double, helping the Phillies avoid a series sweep. The two-hit night was his third in four games, giving Kingery some momentum heading into Monday's series opener in Cincinnati. With Jean Segura (personal) away from the team, Kingery will man shortstop Monday for the second straight game and will bat sixth.