Sports Padres reinstate Pham, Hosmer could return this weekend
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Set to win the AL East title for the first time since 2010, the Tampa Bay Rays are gearing up“It says, ‘Postseason 2020. Respect Tampa Bay,’” he said, reading the pre-fab league slogan for every playoff qualifier to a group of socially-distanced media members.
Theare getting some major reinforcements with the playoffs less than two weeks away.
Outfielderwas reinstated off the injured list, the Padres Friday. He will hit sixth against the Seattle Mariners.
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Meanwhile, first basemanis expected to return this weekend or shortly thereafter, manager Jayce Tingler said Friday, according to .
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Hosmer fractured his left index finger during a game on Sept. 8. He was originally expected to miss anywhere from two-to-six weeks as a result of the injury. Pham has been out since mid-August after undergoing surgery on the hamate bone in his left hand.
Pham owns a career .834 OPS while Hosmer has hit eight home runs with 32 RBIs in 31 games for the Padres this season.
San Diego optioned outfielderto make room for Pham on the active roster.
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