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Austin Meadows went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 2-1 win in Game 5 of the ALDS. The Rays beat the Yankees 3-2 in the series.
Meadows took Yankees ace Gerrit Cole deep in the fifth inning to tie the game 1-1. It was his second long ball of the series. The 25-year-old hit .154 (2-for-13) with two home runs over five games in the ALDS. Meadows is fully recovered from an oblique injury which caused him to miss the end of the regular season as well as the Wild Card round. The Rays will take on the Astros in the ALCS for Game 1 on Sunday.
OF Austin Meadows went 1-for-4 with a solo homer and a walk in Tuesday's 7-5 win over the Yankees in Game 2 of the ALDS.
Meadows has been dealing with a strained oblique since mid-September and made his return to the starting lineup Tuesday. He took Jonathan Loaisiga in the sixth inning for his first career postseason homer. Meadows led off in Game 2 and is hitting .200 (1-for-5) with a home run across two games during the 2020 postseason.
Austin Meadows is leading off in Game 2 of the ALDS against the Yankees on Tuesday.
Meadows is serving as the Rays' DH for this one. He was held off the team's Wild Card Round roster due to a lingering oblique injury, and he wasn't in the lineup for Game 1. Meadows wound up pinch-hitting, however, and he'll look to jump start the Tampa Bay offense against Yankee rookie Deivi Garcia.
Austin Meadows (oblique) is absent from the Rays' lineup in Game 1 of the ALDS against the Yankees.
Meadows missed both games of the Wild Card Round but was added to the ALDS roster on Monday. However, it appears as if the Rays still want to take things slow with him. Meadows is on the bench for this matchup with Gerrit Cole.
OF Austin Meadows (oblique) will be on the roster for the ALDS against the Yankees.
Meadows missed the Wild Card round due to an oblique injury. He will return to the roster, but it remains to be seen how much Meadows will play. The 25-year-old struggled in 2020, slashing .205/.296/.371 with four home runs, 13 RBI, 19 runs scored and two stolen bases over 152 plate appearances.