Matt Edy with Baseball America reports the following transactions made by the Rays during the week of March 1 to March 8.
- Signed RHP Edgar Gonzalez
- Released RHP Ramon Ortiz
Gonzalez was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2000. He spent his career at various levels in the Diamondbacks, Athletics and Dodger organization. He spent seven years at the major league level and his last assignment was Triple-A Albuquerque in 2010.
Also former RHP Tyree Hayes has been signed by the Cincinnati Reds organization.