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Adeiny Hechavarria | Shortstop | #11

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/15/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2010 / UDFA / TOR
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Rays placed SS Adeiny Hechavarria on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to May 18, with a right hamstring strain.
Hechavarria sustained the injury in Thursday's game but hoped he could avoid a DL stint. Alas, the team made the move Saturday, but it's an indication he may be able to come back when first eligible in late May. Daniel Robertson will likely fill in at short while Hechavarria is out. May 19 - 8:57 PM

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Adeiny Hechavarria (hamstring) is not in the Rays' lineup Friday.

The good news is he hasn't been placed on the disabled list, so the right hamstring strain he suffered Thursday evidently isn't serious. Daniel Robertson is at shortstop Friday.
May 18 - 6:00 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria left Thursday's game against the Angels with a strained right hamstring.

He grabbed his leg after running out a single in the second inning. Joey Wendle pinch-ran for Hechavarria and moved to second base with Daniel Robertson filling in at shortstop. Hechavarria will be reevaluated Friday and could be headed to the disabled list.
May 17 - 11:13 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria drove in a pair of runs Wednesday in the Rays’ victory over the Royals.

Hechavarria made his impact felt early, plating C.J. Cron and Wilson Ramos on a two-out single in the first inning. He went hitless the rest of the afternoon, grounding out in the third, popping out in the sixth and grounding out again in the eighth. The 29-year-old is slashing .267/.298/.336 with two homers over 131 at-bats this season.
May 16 - 7:11 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria (eye) is back in the Rays' lineup Friday.

Hechavarria didn't start the team's last game after a ricocheted ball hit him above the left eye Tuesday. He's at shortstop and batting ninth Friday against the Orioles.
May 11 - 2:59 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria (eye) is out of the Rays' starting lineup Wednesday against the Braves.

Hechavarria took a ricocheted ball to the face on Tuesday night and suffered bruising and swelling above his left eye. He's considered day-to-day. Daniel Robertson will start at shortstop and bat ninth for the Rays on Wednesday versus Atlanta right-hander Julio Teheran.
May 9 - 3:02 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria has swelling and bruising above his left eye.

Hechavarria suffered that swelling and bruising when a ball off the bat of Ronald Acuna hit a suspended speaker at Tropicana Field and ricocheted off the playing surface into Hechavarria's face. He said he might not be able to play Wednesday, but it sounds like the 29-year-old shortstop avoided a concussion.
May 8 - 10:31 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria was pulled from Tuesday's game against the Braves with a facial injury.

Hechavarria took a ball to the face that first struck a speaker suspended from the roof at Tropicana Field and then ricocheted hard off the playing surface. What an odd thing. He will likely be put through MLB's concussion protocol.
May 8 - 9:48 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored in a win over the Orioles on Wednesday.

He launched one off reliever Miguel Castro in the sixth inning for his second bomb of the season. He is serving as the Rays' starting shortstop this year and is doing a good job at the plate, sporting a .288 batting average with 12 RBI and nine runs in 81 plate appearances at the bottom of the batting order.
Apr 25 - 11:17 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria went 2-for-3 with an RBI against the Red Sox on Thursday.

He started at DH and hit second today, two things he should never do during the regular season. Hechavarria is having a strong spring, though; he's 6-for-12 with a homer.
Mar 8 - 4:54 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria (hamstring) has returned to the Rays' Grapefruit League lineup on Tuesday.

Previous reports indicated that he could return Sunday, but the Rays decided to hold him out until after Monday's off day. Hechavarria hasn't played in over a week due to right hamstring discomfort.
Mar 6 - 9:13 AM

Adeiny Hechavarria (hamstring) could return to Grapefruit League action on Sunday.

That's the word from Rays manager Kevin Cash. Hechavarria has been limited this week due to right hamstring discomfort, but it's not something that should affect his readiness for the opening of the regular season.
Mar 1 - 10:04 AM

Rays manager Kevin Cash clarified Wednesday that Adeiny Hechavarria has been held out of action the last few days due to issues with his right hamstring.

Original reports stated that Hechavarria had been held out due to tightness behind his right knee. Cash says it's the shortstop's hamstring, and that it's not believed to be a concern.
Feb 28 - 4:31 PM

Adeiny Hechavarria has been held out of action the last few days in Rays camp due to tightness behind his right knee.

Hechavarria slipped while fielding a groundball during a drill on Monday, but this doesn't sound like any sort of long-term concern. The 28-year-old shortstop is expected to resume baseball activities on Thursday and could return to Grapefruit League action over the weekend.
Feb 28 - 8:50 AM

Adeiny Hechavarria won his arbitration case against the Rays and will earn a $5.9 million salary in 2018.

The Rays had countered at $5.35 million. The 28-year-old shortstop was in his final season of arbitration and will hit free agency following the 2018 campaign. He's fresh off of a 2017 season where he slashed .261/.289/.406 with eight homers, 30 RBI and four stolen bases between the Rays and Marlins.
Feb 3 - 2:09 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jesus Sucre
1B1Brad Miller
2B1Joey Wendle
2Daniel Robertson
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
3B1Matt Duffy
2Christian Arroyo
LF1Denard Span
2Johnny Field
3Rob Refsnyder
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
2Mallex Smith
RF1Carlos Gomez
DH1C.J. Cron
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Archer
2Blake Snell
3Jake Faria
4Nathan Eovaldi
5Yonny Chirinos
6Jose De Leon
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Alex Colome
2Chaz Roe
3Sergio Romo
4Jose Alvarado
5Matt Andriese
6Jonny Venters
7Ryan Yarbrough
8Austin Pruitt
9Ryne Stanek