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Rays to activate Jeff Niemann

Updated: August 31, 2012, 7:15 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- The Tampa Bay Rays plan to activate right-hander Jeff Niemann off the 60-day disabled list to start against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.

Niemann hasn't pitched since May 14 when he left a start at Toronto with a fractured right leg after being struck by Adam Lind's line drive. Niemann was 2-3 with a 3.88 ERA in seven starts before the injury.

The Rays will call up four players from Triple-A Durham when rosters expand Saturday. Joining the team will be infielder ...

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