Rays trim 8 pitchers from spring roster

Updated: March 11, 2013, 6:04 PM ET
Associated Press

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- 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.

Right-hander 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.


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