Mariners Get Good News With Kyle Lewis Injury Update

Larry Rupp
The Seattle Mariners got good news regarding outfielder Kyle Lewis' latest injury update.
The Seattle Mariners got good news regarding outfielder Kyle Lewis' latest injury update. / Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Mariners are hanging around in the American League West division with a 12-12 record through the first 24 games of the season. Their fans will be glad to hear that the team could soon be getting a boost on offense as outfielder Kyle Lewis started his rehab stint off with a home run.

Kyle Lewis Injury Update

Lewis has been sidelined since last June after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. He played in his first game with the Triple-A Tacoma Rainers on Tuesday night and showed off some pop with a blast over the outfield fence. He finished the game 3-for-5 with two singles, too.

The 2020 Rookie of the Year doesn't have a concrete timeline set up right now, but a return at some point in May should be expected. Lewis will continue playing everyday in the minor leagues in order to build up his strength and get back into a routine. He'll be back at T-Mobile Park soon enough.

Manager Scott Servais has to be excited to get Lewis back considering the 26-year-old owns a career slash line of .258/.343/.450 through 112 games played. The 2016 first-round pick has also racked up 62 runs scored, 22 home runs, 52 RBI, 53 walks and 7 stolen bases in his MLB career.

For now, Seattle will keep using a lineup that includes a combination of Julio Rodriguez, Jesse Winker, Jarred Kelenic and Dylan Moore patrolling the outfield. The Mariners currently have odds set at +380 to win the AL West and odds set at +3000 to win the World Series, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

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