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Tim Beckham's Season is Over for the Tampa Bay Rays

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Kevin Cash confirmed the Rays would not be promoting Beckham back to the majors

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Kevin Cash went on MLB Network Radio and confirmed what was already pretty much known, that Tim Beckham's 2016 season was over as he will not be promoted back to the major leagues.

Tim Beckham was optioned to Triple-A Durham just one day before the month of September hit and rosters expanded to 40-men for disciplinary reasons as Beckham failed to score from second base on a double attempt by Kevin Kiermaier. It was questionable judgment from Kiermaier, but if Beckham ran full speed, he scores easily.

The Rays immediately following that game, optioned Beckham.

As players were promoted in September, Beckham's name was left off the list, despite the Rays lacking major league depth over at short stop. Yesterday afternoon, the Rays put emphasis on their decision not to promote Beckham by signing veteran short stop, Alexei Ramirez, who is just having a putrid 2016 campaign.

Over the course of 64 games this season, Beckham has slashed .247/.300/.434 with five home runs over 215 plate appearances. He has been on fire since returning from the all-star break, sporting a line of .327/.365/.520 over his last 105 plate appearances.