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Reed Likely To Go Back On IL With Finger Issue

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Rays relief pitcher Cody Reed was forced to leave Tuesday’s win over the Baltimore Orioles with a recurrence of numbness in his left hand and fingers.

Reed had struck out Maikel Franco and Freddy Galvis, but then walked Ryan Mountcastle and Chance Sisco before manager Kevin Cash and assistant trainer Mark Vinson came to the mound and removed him.

Cash said after the game that this issue is related to the finger issue that caused him to miss the entire postseason in 2020 and what kept him out of 13 games earlier this year.

“I would imagine he’s going on the IL,” Cash said.  “I don’t know what the situation will be as far as rehab, and I’m sure we’ll have him see some doctors.”

The team will likely make a roster move regarding Reed prior to Wednesday’s game.

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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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