Rays recall Wil Myers from Triple-A

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Exciting news for Rays fans:

Myers was pulled during Durham’s game with Indianapolis and is expected to join the Rays in Boston on Tuesday for the team’s day/night double-header. The Rays enjoy an off-day tomorrow.

Myers, 22 years old, had hit 14 home runs with an .868 OPS in 288 plate appearances with the Bulls entering today’s game.

In a related move, infielder Ryan Roberts was optioned to Triple-A.

Mets sign Matt Kemp to minor league deal

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The Mets have had a lot of injuries in their outfield. How many? So many that they’re bringing in Matt Kemp, who they just signed on a minor league deal. Hey, why not? He’s functionally free.

Kemp was released by the Reds earlier this month after batting just .200/.210/.283 over 62 plate appearances. While he was a pretty useful player for the first half of the 2018 season for the Dodgers, the odds of him making major contributions to the Mets this year are probably about the same odds there were on Adrián González making an impact when the Mets signed him last year. But again: what’s the harm?