Devil Rays decline option for right-hander Meadows

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Right-hander Brian Meadows' $1.05
million option for next season was declined Friday by the
Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Meadows went 3-6 with eight saves and a 5.17 ERA in 53 relief
appearances for the Devil Rays in 2006 while making $700,000,
including $100,000 in performance bonuses. He gets a $500,000