Rays OF Joyce leaves game with left forearm strain

Rays right fielder Matt Joyce left Tuesday night’s game at Texas

with a left forearm strain.

Joyce struck out against Yu Darvish in the top of the first

inning. He played the field in the bottom of the first, but was

then replaced by Sam Fuld.

It was unclear how exactly Joyce got hurt. He had no plays in

the field.

Joyce has only four hits in his last 39 at-bats since a

career-long 12-game hitting streak that ended Aug. 14. He missed 23

games earlier this season because of a left external oblique

strain.