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The Jacksonville Jaguars look as if they will keep veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis around at least another year.
Jacksonville exercised club options Tuesday on Lewis and backup offensive linemen Tyler Shatley and Josh Wells.
The 33-year-old Lewis is the longest-tenured player on the team’s roster. He is due to make $3.5 million in 2018.
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A first-round draft pick in 2006 Authentic Will Dissly Jersey , Lewis has 375 receptions and 4,502 yards in 156 starts. He ranks third in team history in catches and yards. He ranks second in touchdown receptions (33), trailing only Jimmy Smith (67).
Lewis and retired center Brad Meester (2000-13) are the only players in franchise history to appear in 12 or more seasons with the team.
Shatley has played in 46 games with eight starts since joining Jacksonville as an undrafted free agent in 2014. Wells has played in 32 games with three starts during his four-year stint with the Jags.
Shin-Soo Choo didn’t play Saturday night for the Texas Rangers because of a sore right quad, putting on hold his majors-best 41-game streak of reaching base.
Choo said before the 13-4 win over the Chicago White Sox that he has been dealing with quad soreness for at least 10 days, and that it had really bothered him the last couple of days.
”I don’t want to make it worse,” Choo said. ”I don’t think it’s serious.”
The outfielder/designated hitter said he had an MRI earlier Saturday to find out for sure what he was feeling in his upper leg.
Choo had a leadoff walk in the first inning of an 11-3 win Friday night to extend his career-best on-base streak and match the longest in the majors this season. He later hit one of the Rangers’ five home runs for a 12-game hitting streak that is the longest active streak in the majors.
”He’s battled with a tight quad and I felt like it was just an opportunity to get him off his legs Authentic Michael Dickson Jersey , give him a day,” manager Jeff Banister said. ”He’s played through it for a while, so we’ll see how he feels.”
Banister hadn’t ruled out using Choo in a pinch-hitting role, and Choo had said he was willing if needed. The three-game series wraps up Sunday before the Rangers have a day off Monday.
”I know I have the streak going on, but my body and staying healthy is more important,” Choo said. ”And winning games is more important than records.”
Choo’s on-base streak is the longest for the Rangers since Otis Nixon’s 44-gamer in 1995; Julio Franco set the team record by reaching in 46 consecutive games in 1993. Choo matched Philadelphia’s Odubel Herrera for the longest in the majors this season. Herrera Authentic Alex McGough Jersey , a former Rangers minor leaguer, reached base in the first 41 games for the Phillies this year.
In his 41-game streak, Choo has reached base 90 times. He has hit .333 (52 of 156) with 38 walks.
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