The Rays have trimmed down their spring roster to just 54 players.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS FS Florida
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- The
Tampa Bay Rays have trimmed their spring roster to 54 players by optioning five pitchers to the minor leagues and reassigning three others to minor league camp.
Alex Colome and left-handers Mike Montgomery and Frank De Los Santos were optioned to Triple-A Durham on Monday. Left-hander
Enny Romero was optioned to Double-A Montgomery and lefty Felipe Rivero was optioned to Class-A Charlotte.
Right-handers Marquis Fleming and Matt Buschmann, and left-hander Adam Liberatore were reassigned to minor league camp.