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Christian Bethancourt is absent from the Rays’ lineup against the Royals Thursday.
Bethancourt will get a day off with the Rays opting to start Francisco Mejia behind the plate. The 31-year-old has struggled as of late, tallying just 11 hits in his last 55 at-bats.
Rays catcher Christian Bethancourt is absent from Tuesday's starting lineup versus the A's.
Bethancourt has logged two straight starts behind the plate but will give way to Francisco Mejia for Tuesday night's contest in Oakland. The 31-year-old has cooled off at the plate of late and is down to a .224 average with seven homers and a .682 OPS across 155 trips to the plate.
Rays catcher Christian Bethancourt is back in the starting lineup Thursday afternoon against the Twins.
The back-and-forth between Bethancourt and Francisco Mejia continues as it's the former's time to shine on Thursday. He's been the far superior offensive player this season with a .242 average, seven homers, seven doubles, and a .743 OPS across 140 trips to the plate.
Rays catcher Christian Bethancourt is on the bench Wednesday versus the Twins.
Bethancourt collected an RBI single in Tuesday night's contest and will predictably get the night off on Wednesday. It's been a solid season for the 31-year-old who is hitting .242 with seven homers, nine doubles, and a .743 OPS across 140 trips to the plate.
Christian Bethancourt is not in Tampa Bay’s starting lineup Monday against Boston.
Bethancourt will get a day off after starting three of the last four games behind the plate. The Rays will turn the catching duties over to Francisco Mejia Monday.