The Rays made their first roster moves of the spring, optioning LHP James Houser to Triple-A Durham and reassigning six others to minor-league camp, including RHP Chad Orvella.
The others sent down the long hall to the minor-league side of the building are RHPs Neal Frontz and Calvin Medlock, LHP Jason Cromer, and Cs Craig Albernaz and Nevin Ashley.
The moves reduce the number of players on the spring roster to 56, though three are participating in the World Baseball Classic - 2B Akinori Iwamura, INF Willy Aybar and LHP J.P. Howell.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Rays Roster Moves
Per Marc Topkin the Rays have made seven roster moves today:
-- By Doug at 1:08 PM