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Brosseau To IL With Oblique Strain, Brujan Back

Mike Brosseau celebrates
Rays third baseman Mike Brosseau shouts as he rounds the bases after hitting his first home run of 2021 (photo: Will Vragovic/Tampa Bay Rays)

The Tampa Bay Rays placed infielder Mike Brosseau on the 10-day injured list Friday, retoroactive to July 8, with a strained right oblique.

The 25-year-old infielder last played in the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader against Cleveland, going 1-2 with a double, a walk and a run scored.  He’s currently hitting at a clip of .182/.265/.322 with four homers and 17 RBI.

To take his place on the 26-man active roster, infielder Vidal Brujan, who was returned to Triple-A after being the 27th man on the doubleheader, was recalled.

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Steve Carney is the founder and publisher of St. Pete Nine. One of the people most associated with baseball coverage in Tampa Bay, he spent 13 seasons covering the Rays for flagship radio station WDAE, first as producer of Rays Radio broadcasts, then as beat reporter beginning in 2011. He likes new analytics and aged bourbon, and is the owner of one of the ugliest knuckleballs ever witnessed by baseball scouts.

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