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Jennings (knee) remains out of the lineup Monday against the Red Sox, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Jennings was scratched from the lineup Friday with left knee soreness, and missed Saturday and Sunday because of the injury. That is the case again Monday, and with the rosters having expanded, the team will likely take its time in the return of Jennings with nothing left to play for.

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Jennings (knee) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Red Sox, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The bruised knee will cost Jennings his third straight game, but it's not believed a long-term absence is in store for the outfielder. He'll be replaced in center field and the leadoff spot by Kevin Kiermaier.

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Jennings (knee) remains out of the lineup Saturday against the Red Sox, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Jennings was a late scratch from Friday's lineup but the team later clarified that he's just dealing with a bruise, suggesting it's merely a day-to-day situation. However, Jennings will sit again Saturday as Kevin Kiermaier mans center and Ben Zobrist leads off, and it's uncertain whether Jennings will be available in any capacity Sunday.

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Jennings' knee injury is being diagnosed as a bruise, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

The injury caused Jennings to become a late scratch for Friday's game, but he is day-to-day heading into Saturday.

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Jennings was a late scratch Friday with left knee soreness.

Jennings was initially set to lead off but will now sit to rest his knee. Brandon Guyer entered the lineup at the leadoff spot in left field while Matt Joyce moved to right field and Kevin Kiermaier slid to center.

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Jennings is out of the lineup Monday in Baltimore, Bill Chastain of MLB.com reports.

Jennings missed two games in mid-August due to a sore shoulder but has played everyday in the interim. During that span, he hit a miserable .231 (9-for-39) with one RBI, two runs, one stolen base, and a 1:8 BB:K.

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Jennings (shoulder) is back in the lineup Friday against the Yankees, Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Jennings sat each of the last two games because of the shoulder injury, but appears to be healthy enough to return Friday. He will take his place back in center field and at the top of the lineup for the Rays, sending Kevin Kiermaier back to right field and Brandon Guyer to the bench.

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Jennings (shoulder) expects to return to the lineup Friday against the Yankees, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The Rays are resting Jennings for the second straight game Thursday, but the outfielder's positive outlook on his condition could make him available off the bench for the final game of the series with the Rangers.

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Jennings (shoulder) is out of the lineup Thursday against the Rangers, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Jennings' shoulder is still ailing him, so he'll be given another day off with the hope that it aids his recovery. Kevin Kiermaier will cover center field for Jennings.

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Jennings is out of the lineup Wednesday due to shoulder soreness, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

During the eighth inning of Tuesday's game, Jennings made an over-the-shoulder catch to take extra bases away from the Rangers' Leonys Martin, but he ended up crashing into the outfield wall. While his shoulder is a little sore as a result, manager Joe Maddon said that Jennings could be available late in the game and should be able to play Thursday.