AL East: Ramírez among early playing time winners

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay entered the season with unsettled situations at right field and designated hitter following late spring injuries to Jonathan Aranda, who suffered a broken finger on March 18, and Josh Lowe, who suffered a grade 1 oblique strain on March 15. Aranda, following a strong performance at AAA in 2023, was considered the favorite to see the majority of designated hitter reps against right-handed pitching. Lowe, meanwhile, was expected to be the full-time right fielder against right-handed pitching with some starts against left-handed pitching following a breakthrough 2023 season.

Four games into the season, Harold Ramírez has been the clear beneficiary of Aranda’s absence. After appearing in a team-high 91 games at...

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