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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.

Desmond Jennings CF TB 3 Months

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.

Desmond Jennings CF TB 3 Months

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.

Desmond Jennings CF TB 3 Months

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.

Desmond Jennings CF TB 3 Months

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.

Desmond Jennings CF TB 3 Months

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.

Desmond Jennings CF TB 3 Months

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.

Desmond Jennings CF TB 4 Months

Jennings is out of the lineup Wednesday vs. the Rangers, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Jennings will take a seat after starting eight straight games, including Tuesday's contest in which he played all 14 innings. Kevin Kiermaier will man center field Wednesday, granting Jennings the night off.

Desmond Jennings CF TB 4 Months

Jennings went 2-for-5 with a solo homer and two runs scored in Friday's 4-3 win over the Cubs.

Turning in the third mulit-hit effort over his last five games, Jennings is picking things up a bit at the plate here in the early days of August. During this short stretch, the fleet-footed center fielder has gone 7-for-22 with five RBI and four runs scored.