Rays Journal: Rays get “great” news on Austin Meadows, see progress with Blake Snell, Ji-Man Choi

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Rays Journal: Rays get “great” news on Austin Meadows, see progress with Blake Snell, Ji-Man Choi
Rays Journal: Rays get “great” news on Austin Meadows, see progress with Blake Snell, Ji-Man Choi

ST. PETERSBURG – The next few weeks won't be easy for Austin Meadows with his sprained right thumb in a cast, given that he eats, writes and does just everything right-handed except play baseball. But the good news is that there was no bad news, an exam by hand specialist Dr. Doug Carlan showing no need for surgery, and the potential for the hot-hitting outfielder to return to the lineup in about three weeks. “It's great news,'' manager Kevin Cash said. “We've had enough of the thumb surgeries and all that mess, so good that we finally avoid one. Three weeks would be fair. Shut down for 10 days, see where the strength is at. “Good thing is he can keep his legs in shape, he can keep his throwing

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