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spring training invitations: Catcher Mayo Acosta, outfielder Joey Butler, infielder Juan Francisco, right-hander Jhan Marinez and left-hander Everett Teaford. Rays' pitchers and catchers report to spring training on Feb. 21. You can follow
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Trevor Crowe, DH 8) Luis Exposito, C 9) Devon Travis, 2B SP: Jose Alvarez Also making the trip to Clearwater: Jhan Marinez , Melvin Mercedes, Evan Reed, Jose Valdez, Ramon Cabrera, James McCann, Hernan Perez, Daniel Fields.