Outfielder Fernando Perez has been assigned to the Charlotte Stone Crabs from the GCL Rays as part of his major league rehab assignment. He is on the Rays' 60-day DL and will have to be added to the 40-man roster when the rehab assignment is completed.
RHRP Chad Bradford has been assigned to the Charlotte Stone Crabs on a major league rehab assignment. He is on the Rays's 15-day DL and remains on the 40-man roster.
The Charlotte Stone Crabs have placed RHSP Alexander Cobb on the 7-day disabled list.
The Charlotte Stone Crabs have signed free agent RHRP Angel Castro. The 26 year-old was 2-1 with a 7.00 ERA in 14 relief appearances this season for the Reading Phillies in the AA Eastern League. In 18.0 innings he struck out 10 and walked 12 while allowing opposing batters a .342 average. He was originally drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 13th round of the 2006 draft out of Western Oklahoma State.