{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

{"content":["injury" ] }

Rehab start is next step for Rays' Jennings

Rehab start is next step for Rays' Jennings

|
Rehab start is next step for Rays' Jennings

ST. PETERSBURG -- Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings was scheduled to make a rehab start for Class A Charlotte on Sunday with the goal of joining the Rays on Monday in Baltimore.

Jennings fractured his left middle finger while sliding Aug. 3.

Tampa Bay's leadoff man expects to play the rest of the season with some pain but feels it is tolerable.

"I would be waiting until the end of the season if I waited until it was 100 percent," Jennings said. "If it doesn't hurt bad enough, I'm going to play."

Jennings was hitting .258 with a .326 on-base percentage before the injury. He leads the Rays in stolen bases with 17.

Sam Strong is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{"content":["injury" ] }
{"content":["injury" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español