Tampa Bay Rays place outfielder Wil Myers on DL with sprained wrist


Wil Myers (left) collided with centerfielder Desmond Jennings in pursuit of A.J. Pierzynski's walk-off triple in the 10th inning Friday against Boston.

BOSTON (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday placed right fielder Wil Myers on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained his right wrist.

Myers was injured on the final play of a 3-2 loss Friday to the Boston Red Sox when his hand slapped the ground as he landed following a collision with center fielder Desmond Jennings. The collision led to a game-ending triple by A.J. Pierzynski in the 10th inning.

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Myers, who also sat out Saturday's game, is batting .227 with five homers and 25 RBIs this season.

Tampa Bay recalled Jerry Sands from Triple-A Durham to replace Myers.

The 26-year-old Sands was batting .268 with 12 doubles, nine homers and a team-high 36 RBIs for the Bulls.

Infielder Tim Beckham (right knee surgery) was transferred to the 60-day DL.

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