Rays’ B.J. Upton returns from DL
The Tampa Bay Rays have reinstated center fielder B.J. Upton
from the 15-day disabled list.
Upton had been sidelined with lower back soreness. He was hurt
in an outfield collision with teammate Desmond Jennings in a spring
training game against Miami on March 14.
Upton went 3 for 21 in seven minor-league rehab games with
Single-A Charlotte and Double-A Montgomery.
Utility man Stephen Vogt was optioned to Triple-A Durham.
The moves were announced before Tampa Bay’s game Friday night