The Rays have optioned LHRP Cesar Ramos and RHRP Josh Lueke to the minors. Both players remain on the Rays 40-man roster and are expected to open the season in Durham's bullpen.
There has been no announcement regarding the status of RHRP Matt Bush. As of now he remains on the Rays 40-man roster. He was optioned to the minors on March 18th and was expected to anchor the Durham bullpen.
Spring Training probable pitchers:
Saturday, March 24th at Minnesota
- Rays - RH Jeremy Hellickson will start, followed by LH Matt Moore, RH Brandon Gomes, and LH Jake McGee.
- Twins - RH Jason Marquis will start, followed by RH Matt Capps, LH Glen Perkins, LH Matt Maloney, RH Jeff Gray, and RH Brendan Wise.
Sunday, March 25th vs. Miami
- Rays - RH Wade Davis will start, followed by LH J.P. Howell and RH Burke Badenhop.
- Marlins - RH Josh Johnson will start, followed by RH Jose Ceda, RH Edward Mujica, and former Rays RH Rob Delaney.