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Rays' Luke Raley: Sent down Wednesday
Raley was optioned to Triple-A Durham on Wednesday, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
Raley was traded from the Dodgers to the Rays in mid-March, but he was unable to land a spot on the Opening Day roster. He'll likely be a candidate to fill in as depth in the outfield at some point in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Rays' Luke Raley: Traded to Tampa Bay
Raley was acquired by the Rays from the Dodgers on Friday in exchange for minor-league pitcher Tanner Dodson, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
Raley made his big-league debut for the Dodgers last season and had a .538 OPS in 72 plate appearances, and he'll now joined the Rays after being traded for third time in his career. He'll compete for a depth role in the outfield behind Tampa Bay's established group of Randy Arozarena, Kevin Kiermaier, Manuel Margot and Austin Meadows, with top prospect Josh Lowe also waiting in the wings.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Absent from NLDS roster
Raley was not included on the Dodgers' roster for the NLDS, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
The 27-year-old was on the roster for the NL Wild Card Game against the Cardinals and struck out as a pinch hitter. The Dodgers went heavy on bench bats for the one-game playoff, and Raley and Zach McKinstry are the odd men out for the NLDS with David Price and Walker Buehler on the roster.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Added to wild-card roster
Raley was added to the roster for Wednesday's NL Wild Card Game against the Cardinals.
Raley spent most of the year at Triple-A Oklahoma City but will join the active roster for Wednesday's postseason game. He slashed .294/.393/.570 with 19 home runs, 69 RBI, 60 runs and eight stolen bases across 72 minor-league appearances this year and will likely be available off the bench against St. Louis.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Optioned to Triple-A
Raley was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday.
Raley's latest stint on the big-league roster lasted just five days. He went 2-for-7 with a homer across three appearances. The Dodgers decided they needed an extra arm instead of an extra bat, so Andrew Vasquez was recalled to take his place on the roster.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Homers in Wednesday's loss
Raley went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run Wednesday in the Dodgers' 10-5 loss to the Rockies.
Raley has started in right field in both of the Dodgers' games since he was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday, going 2-for-7 between the contests. The 27-year-old looks like he'll have the chance to play regularly against right-handed pitching while Chris Taylor (neck) is day-to-day and while Cody Bellinger (rib) is on the injured list.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Recalled, starting Tuesday
Raley was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City and is starting Tuesday's game against the Rockies in right field, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
Cody Bellinger was initially slated to start the contest, but he'll instead move to the injured list with a left rib fracture. Raley will take his spot on the 28-man roster and is set to enter Tuesday's lineup in right field, pushing Mookie Betts to center field. Raley went 10-for-59 with a double, homer and two RBI during his previous stints in the majors this season.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Slugs two homers at Triple-A
Raley went 3-for-5 with a pair of home runs and four total RBI for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday.
Previous reports erroneously stated that Raley was placed on the 60-day IL in early September. The outfielder appears to have instead been shifted to -- and since returned from -- the COVID-19-related injured list. Raley's pair of long balls Friday pushed his season total in the minors to 15, which he has complemented with a .306/.408/.590 slash line and 58 RBI over 262 plate appearances. However, the outfielder was less successful in a 30-game stint with the Dodgers earlier in the campaign, batting just .169 with one homer across 59 at-bats.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Shifts to 60-day IL
Raley was placed on the 60-day injured list for an undisclosed reason Wednesday, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports.
The organization didn't officially give a designation for Raley's move to the IL, but Castillo suggests that he is likely one of two players currently inactive for Triple-A Oklahoma City for COVID-19 reasons. Raley slashed .169/.246/.237 with one home run and 22 strikeouts across 65 plate appearances with the big club earlier this season. His transfer to the IL, along with that of Sheldon Neuse (undisclosed), allowed Los Angeles to add Jake Jewell and Ryan Meisinger to the 40-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Optioned to Triple-A
Raley was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Saturday, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
Raley spent a week on the big-league roster during his latest stint with the team, going just 1-for-9 at the plate. He now owns a .483 OPS through 65 plate appearances in his rookie season.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Recalled and starting
Raley was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Saturday and will bat eighth and play left field against the Rockies.
Raley gives the Dodgers an extra option in the outfield with Cody Bellinger (hamstring) and Mookie Betts (hip) both temporarily unavailable. He's shown very little in 56 trips to the plate at the big-league level this season, however, hitting just .180/.268/.260. Darien Nunez was optioned in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Optioned to Triple-A
Raley was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday.
Raley spent just under a week with the big-league club and appeared in three games during that time. He went 1-for-6 with four strikeouts while serving in a depth role, and he'll now head back to the minors after left-hander Garrett Cleavinger (forearm) was reinstated from the injured list Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Rejoins Dodgers
Raley was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma prior to Saturday's game against the Rangers, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
With Max Muncy forced to go on the injured list with a right-oblique strain, a spot opened up for Raley to return to the big leagues. Raley posted a subpar .182/.280/.273 slash line across 50 plate appearances during his previous stints with the big club this season, so he'll look to find more success at the dish this time around.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Sent to Triple-A
Raley was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday.
The bat-first slugger only logged eight at-bats over the past week, primarily seeing work as a pinch hitter. He will serve as organizational depth at Triple-A, but we may not see him again soon with Cody Bellinger and Zach McKinstry embarking on rehab assignments.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Recalled from Triple-A
Raley was recalled Wednesday from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
The rookie outfielder replaces Keibert Ruiz, who was sent down Monday, on the active roster. Raley, who has hit just .206 in 34 at-bats this season, figures to fill a part-time role in the Dodgers' injury-troubled outfield.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Reports to minors
Raley was optioned to the Dodgers' taxi squad following Tuesday's doubleheader with the Cubs, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
Designated as the Dodgers' 27th man for the twin bill, Raley went unused in both contests. He'll likely stick with the Dodgers for the remaining four games of its road trip before reporting to Triple-A Oklahoma City next week.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Called up as extra man
Raley will join the Dodgers as the 27th man for the second half of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Cubs, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
Raley received his first 39 MLB plate appearances in April but didn't do much with them, hitting just .206/.308/.324. He'll serve as a bench bat in the nightcap.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Optioned to alternate camp
Raley was optioned to the Dodgers' alternate training site Thursday.
Raley had started five of the last seven games, and he slashed .206/.308/.324 with a home run, two RBI and 12 strikeouts in 14 games during his time on the active roster. However, he'll now return to the team's alternate training site after righthander Mitch White was reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Luke Raley: Steps into Thursday's lineup
Raley will start in right field and bat eighth Thursday against the Padres, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
Zach McKinstry (back) was a late scratch from the lineup, forcing Raley into a starting role. The Dodgers are also without Chris Taylor (back), Gavin Lux (wrist) and Cody Bellinger (leg), which could give Raley the opportunity to see increased playing time in the short term.... See More ... See Less
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