In the meantime, Sam Fuld is replacing Joyce in right field against Texas. Joyce struck out swinging in his only at-bat on Tuesday. In Fuld's first plate appearance, he singled to shallow right field.
Joyce is hitting .255 this season, but has a .304 batting average against the Rangers in 46 plate appearances.
The Rangers took a 1-0 lead against the Rays in the bottom of the fourth inning with a solo home run by Ian Kinsler.
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