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Zunino, Diaz Leave Monday’s Game With Injuries

photo: Will Vragovic/Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays lost a pair of starters to injury in Monday night’s game against Baltimore Orioles, as both catcher Mike Zunino and designated hitter Yandy Diaz were replaced in the middle of the contest.

Zunino was listed to begin the fourth inning with tightness in his left hip flexor, he was replaced by Francisco Mejia behind the plate.

Diaz left the game in the sixth with neck spasms, according to the Rays.  He was pinch-hit for by Vidal Brujan.

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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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