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Rays @ Nats: Hellickson, Longo updates and a lineup

Posted Jun 19, 2012 by Roger Mooney

Updated Jun 19, 2012 at 06:31 PM

Lots of news today.

Jeremy Hellickson is headed to the disabled list with fatigue in his right shoulder. He will miss at least two starts, beginning with Wednesday’s start against the Nationals here at Nationals Park.

Chris Archer has been called up from Triple A Durham and will replace Hellickson in the rotation.

Evan Longoria provided an update on his injured left hamstring, saying it needs more time to heal. He’s not sure of a date for his return. Rays manager Joe Maddon said the team will have a better idea on how much more time Longoria needs in “two or three days.”

Meanwhile, the Rays have a game tonight against the AL East-leading Nats, and here are the lineups:

Jennings LF
Peña 1B
Upton CF
Joyce RF
Zobrist 2B
Joyce RF
Lobaton C
Johnson SS
Rhymes 3B
Price P

Espinosa 2B
Harper CF
Zimmerman 3B
Morse RF
LaRoche 1B
Desmond SS
Moore LF
Flores C
Wang P

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