Rays manager Joe Maddon said after Tuesday's game that Yunel Escobar (knee) is likely done for the season.
Yunel Escobar left Tuesday's game versus the Red Sox with a left knee sprain.
Yunel Escobar provided the Rays all of their offense on Thursday, going 3-for-3 with a walk, two home runs, and four RBI, but the Yankees walked off 5-4 winners.
Yunel Escobar is not in Sunday's lineup due to illness.
Yunel Escobar scampered home on a passed ball in the ninth inning on Saturday, leading the Rays a to 3-2 victory over the Orioles.
Yunel Escobar went 2-for-3 on Friday.
Rays manager Joe Maddon said Monday that Yunel Escobar won't be traded.
Yunel Escobar is in Monday's lineup against the Orioles.
According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the Rays are unlikely to trade Yunel Escobar to the A's.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Athletics have claimed Yunel Escobar on revocable waivers.
Yunel Escobar was ejected from Wednesday's game against the Cardinals for arguing balls and strikes.
Yunel Escobar went 1-for-4 with two runs scored and a stolen base in Sunday's win over the Blue Jays.
Rays activated SS Yunel Escobar from the 15-day disabled list.
Yunel Escobar (shoulder) is on track to the activated from the disabled list on Friday.