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Tim Beckham | Shortstop | #1

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/27/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (1) / TB
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Tim Beckham blasted a three-run homer on Tuesday, powering the Rays to a 5-4 victory over the Orioles.
His three-run shot capped off a five-run uprising in the second inning off of O's starter Wade Miley. While it was his lone hit in four at-bats on the afternoon, it was the biggest blow in the game. He has filled in admirably for the injured Matt Duffy this season, hitting .262/.316/.419 with 12 bombs and 36 RBI. Jul 25 - 10:40 PM

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Rays activated INF Tim Beckham from the 10-day disabled list.

Beckham made it back from an ankle injury in the minimum 10 days. His playing time figures to be limited mostly to against lefties with Brad Miller back.
Jul 16 - 10:03 AM

Tim Beckham (ankle) is expected to be activated from the disabled list Sunday.

It's the first day he's eligible. Beckham is due for a drop in playing time once he's activated with Brad Miller back in action.
Jul 14 - 1:03 PM

Rays placed INF Tim Beckham on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to June 6, with a sprained left ankle.

It's an injury Beckham has dealt with for a while and the club has decided it'd be best to shut him down for a bit. He should return shortly after the All-Star break, but with Brad Miller back, Beckham's future playing time is in question.
Jul 7 - 3:07 PM

Updating an earlier report, Tim Beckham was scratched from Thursday's game against the Red Sox with a left ankle injury.

Beckham's been dealing with the injury for a while but the Rays don't think it's anything serious. Taylor Featherston will fill in at second base Thursday against Chris Sale and the first-place Red Sox.
Jul 6 - 4:43 PM

Tim Beckham is not in the Rays' lineup Thursday against the Red Sox.

Beckham was in the Rays' original lineup but was scratched about an hour later. In his stead, Taylor Featherston will man second base and bat sixth against Boston left-hander Chris Sale. It's unclear why Beckham was removed from the lineup, but we'll let you know if we find out.
Jul 6 - 4:12 PM

Tim Beckham went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI in the Rays' 6-5 win over the Cubs on Tuesday.

Beckham's two-run shot off Jon Lester in the top of the fourth inning opened the scoring in a five-run frame for the visiting Rays. The 27-year-old infielder also singled off Lester in the top of the second and he's now slashing .277/.328/.438 with 11 home runs, 33 RBI, and 29 runs scored in 74 games this season.
Jul 4 - 6:19 PM

Tim Beckham (ankle) is not in the Rays' lineup on Saturday.

Beckham was lifted from Friday night's game with a minor ankle injury and will sit on Saturday as a precautionary measure. Taylor Featherston will start in his place at second base.
Jul 1 - 12:38 PM

Tim Beckham had a single and stole a base in Thursday's loss to the Pirates.

Playing his second game at second base, Beckham swiped his fifth base in eight tries this season. The 27-year-old also has 10 homers, giving him an outside shot at a double-double this year. The acquisition of Adeiny Hechavarria hurt Beckham's playing time at short but slid him over to the keystone, where he should patrol most of the time. Brad Miller's eventual return might change some roles, but the Rays will cross that bridge when they come to it.
Jun 29 - 11:37 PM

Tim Beckham is not in the Rays' lineup Sunday.

Beckham played the last two days after returning from a bruised hand, but he'll take a seat in this one. It looks to be a simple day off. Daniel Robertson and Taylor Featherston will be the Rays' middle infielders Sunday.
Jun 25 - 10:21 AM

Tim Beckham (hand) said he hopes to return to the Rays' starting lineup in a couple of days.

Beckham was struck on the left hand by a pitch Monday, but X-rays turned up negative. Daniel Robertson is starting at shortstop for Tampa Bay on Tuesday night against the visiting Reds.
Jun 20 - 3:55 PM

X-rays on Tim Beckham's left hand came back negative.

Beckham was forced from Monday's game versus the Reds after being hit by a pitch, but he's escaped without any broken bones. Consider the infielder day-to-day.
Jun 19 - 9:05 PM

Tim Beckham exited Monday's game versus the Reds after being hit on the left hand by a pitch.

Beckham looked to be in a lot of pain when he was plunked by a Scott Feldman offering in the bottom of the fourth inning. He stayed in to run but then didn't take the field for defense in the top of the fifth. The Rays should have more on Beckham later.
Jun 19 - 8:33 PM

Tim Beckham (knee) is in the Rays' starting lineup Friday night against the Tigers.

Beckham entered Thursday night's loss in the eighth inning and finished out the game at shortstop. He was out several days with a sore knee.
Jun 16 - 3:22 PM

Tim Beckham (knee) entered Thursday's loss to the Tigers in the eighth inning.

Beckham was held out of the Rays' starting lineup with a sore knee, and because there was rain in the forecast around Detroit, but he pinch-hit for Michael Martinez in the top of the eighth and finished out the game at shortstop. The 27-year-old should return to the starting lineup Friday night at Comerica Park.
Jun 16 - 6:03 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jesus Sucre
1B1Logan Morrison
2Rickie Weeks
2B1Brad Miller
2Tim Beckham
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Matt Duffy
3B1Evan Longoria
2Trevor Plouffe
LF1Colby Rasmus
2Shane Peterson
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
2Mallex Smith
3Peter Bourjos
RF1Steven Souza
DH1Corey Dickerson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Archer
2Alex Cobb
3Jake Odorizzi
4Matt Andriese
5Jacob Faria
6Blake Snell
7Nathan Eovaldi
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Alex Colome
2Brad Boxberger
3Xavier Cedeno
4Tommy Hunter
5Erasmo Ramirez
6Kevin Gadea
7Diego Moreno
8Chase Whitley
9Jumbo Diaz
10Adam Kolarek
11Shawn Tolleson
12Sergio Romo