Tampa BayRays

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Tampa Bay Rays Transactions 2020

October
DATETRANSACTION
October 8, 2020Activated RHP Trevor Richards added to roster. Placed RHP Oliver Drake on 10-day IL.
October 5, 2020Activated OF Austin Meadows. Reassigned INF Nate Lowe to the minor leagues.
October 1, 2020Sent LHP Sean Gilmartin outright to alternate training site.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 29, 2020Selected the contract of LHP Shane McClanahan from alternate training site. Designated LHP Sean Gilmartin for assignment. Reassigned LHPs Ryan Sherriff, Sean Gilmartin, Josh Fleming and Brendan McKay, RHPs Edgar Garcia, Brent Honeywell and Trevor Richards, INFs Vidal Brujan, Kevin Padlo, Brian O'Grady, Kevan Smith and Ronaldo Hernandez and OF Austin Meadows to the minor leagues.
September 20, 2020Optioned LHP Sean Gilmartin to alternate training site. Activated C Mike Zunino from the 10-day IL.
September 18, 2020Placed RF Austin Meadows on 10-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Sean Gilmartin from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Trevor Richards to alternate training site. Transferred LHP Cody Reed from 10-day IL to 60-day IL.
September 17, 2020Recalled RHP Trevor Richards from alternate training site.
September 15, 2020Activated RHP Oliver Drake from the 10-day IL. Placed 1B Ji-Man Choi on the 10-day IL.
September 10, 2020Recalled LHP Ryan Sherriff from alternate training site. Placed LHP Cody Reed on the 10-day IL. Acquired INF Pedro Martinez from the Chicago Cubs as the player to be named later in an Aug. 30 trade.
September 8, 2020Optioned RHP Trevor Richards to alternate training site. Activated LHP Ryan Yardbrough from the 10-day IL.
September 4, 2020Activated RHP Nick Anderson from the 10-day IL. Transferred LHP Jose Alvarado from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Activated RF Brett Phillips from the 60-day IL. Optioned LHP Ryan Sherriff to alternate training site.
September 3, 2020Optioned RHP Edgar Garcia to alternate training site.
September 2, 2020Activated RHP Charlie Morton from 10-day IL. Optioned INF Brian O'Grady to alternate training site.
September 1, 2020Placed IF Yandy Diaz on the 10-day IL. Recalled IF Nate Lowe from alternate training site.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 31, 2020Designated LHP Anthony Banda for assignment. Activated LHP Cody Reed.
August 30, 2020Traded first IF/DH Jos? Mart?nez to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for two players to be named later or cash considerations. Recalled LF Randy Arozarena from alternate training site.
August 29, 2020Placed RF Brett Phillips (retroactive to Aug. 28) and RHP Chaz Roe (retroactive to Aug. 20) on the 60-day IL . Placed C Mike Zunino on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 26. Recalled Brian O'Grady from alternate training site. Selected the contract of Kevin Smith from alternate training site.
August 28, 2020Acquired LHP Cody Reed from Cincinnati in exchange for RHP Riley O'Brien. Placed OF Brett Phillips on reserve/COVID-19 list.
August 27, 2020Acquired OF Brett Phillips from Kansas City for SS Lucius Fox.
August 26, 2020Placed LHP Jalen Beeks on the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Ryan Sherriff from alternate training site.
August 25, 2020Sent LHP Sean Gilmartin outright to alternate training site.
August 23, 2020Selected the contract of LHP Josh Fleming from alternate training site. Recalled RHP Edgar Garcia from alternate training site. Designated LHP Sean Gilmartin for assignment. Placed RHP Nick Anderson on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 20.
August 19, 2020Placed RHP Yonny Chirinos on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 17. Recalled RHP Aaron Siegers from alternate training site.
August 18, 2020Signed LHP Dietrich Enns to a minor league contract. Designated 3B Daniel Robertson for assignment.
August 17, 2020Optioned RHP Aaron Slegers to alternate training site.
August 16, 2020Activated RHP Yonny Chirinos from the 10-day IL.
August 14, 2020Invited non-roster SS Xavier Edwards to spring training.
August 13, 2020Recalled LHP Antony Banda from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Aaron Slegers to alternate training site.
August 12, 2020Recalled RHP Aaron Slegers from alternate training site. Placed RHP Andrew Kittridge on the 60-day IL. Invited C Kevan Smith to spring training then sent outright to alternate training site.
August 11, 2020Invited non-roster LHP Sean Gilmartin to spring training and sent outright to alternate training site.
August 10, 2020Placed RHP Charlie Morton on the 10-day IL. Activated LHP Jose Alvarado from the paternity list.
August 9, 2020Optioned LHP Sean Gilmartin and C Kevan Smith to alternate training site. Selected the contract of RHP John Curtiss from alternate training site. Recalled RHP Ryan Thompson from alternate training site. Designated LHP Sean Gilmartin and C Kevan Smith for assignment. Activated Manuel Margot from the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Oliver Drake on the 10-day IL.
August 8, 2020Recalled RHP Ryan Thompson from alternate training site.
August 7, 2020Placed OF Manuel Margot on the 10-day IL. Placed LHP Jose Alvarado on the paternity list. Selected the contract of LHP Sean Gilmartin from the alternate training site.
August 6, 2020Optioned 1B Brian O'Grady and RHP Ryan Thompson to alternate training site. Placed RHP Yonny Chirinos on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 3. Recalled RHP Trevor Richards from aternate training site.
August 4, 2020Optioned RHP Trevor Richards to their alternate training site. Activated RF Austin Meadows from the 10-day-IL. Recalled 1B Brian O'Grady from their alternate training site. Placed CF Manuel Margot on the bereavement list.
August 2, 2020Optioned 3B Daniel Robertson to alternate training site. Activated C Kevan Smith from the 10-day IL.
August 1, 2020Placed C Kevan Smith on the 10-day IL. Recalled 3B Daniel Robertson from alternate training site.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 27, 2020Activated RHP Diego Castillo from the paternity list. Optioned 3B Daniel Robertson to alternate training site.
July 23, 2020Optioned INF Daniel Robertson to alternate training site. Assigned OF Randy Arozarena to alternate training site and placed him on the IL. Assigned LHP's Anthony Banda and Brendan McKay and 1B/3B Nate Lowe to alternate training site. Recalled INF Mike Brossiar and RHP Trevor Richards from Durham Bulls. Selected the contracts of RHP Ryan Thompson and C Kevan Smith from alternate training site. Placed LHP Colin Poche on the 60-day IL.
July 22, 2020Received Rule 5 selection RHP Stephen Woods Jr. from the Kansas City Royals and traded him to Kansas City.
July 21, 2020Placed LHP Colin Poche on the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of C Kevan Smith from the Rays alternate training site.
July 19, 2020Released C Chris Herrmann and OF Ryan LaMarre.
July 17, 2020Placed OF Austin Meadows on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Aaron Loup from Durham (IL).
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 23, 2020Signed RHP Nick Bitsko to a minor league contract.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 26, 2020Optioned OF Randy Arozarena, LHP Anthony Banda, INF Mike Brosseau, 1B Nate Lowe, LHP Brendan McKay, OF Brian O'Grady and RHP Trevor Richards to Durham (IL). Acquired INF Estaban Quiroz completing a trade with the San Diego Padres.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 3, 2020Agreed to terms with RHPs Dylan Covey and John Curtiss and OF Johnny Davis on minor league contracts.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 13, 2020Agreed to terms with Cs Chris Herrmann and Kevan Smith, OF Ryan LaMarre, RHPs Aaron Slegers and Angel German, INF Conrad Gregor and LHP D.J. Snelten on minor league contracts.
January 10, 2020Agreed to terms with RHPs Oliver Drake and Tyler Glasnow; OF Hunter Renfroe and INF Daniel Robertson on one-year contracts.
January 9, 2020Acquired RHP Peyton Battenfield and OF Cal Stevenson from the Houston Astros for RHP Austin Pruitt. Promoted Barry Newell to vice president, business operations & analytics; David Egles to director, community engagement; Mike Ferrario to director, stadium operations; Dan Newhart to Director, ticket sales & service; Devin O'Connell to Director, public affairs & corporate communications; Ryan Sheets to director, communications and Scott Wilson to director, guest services. Named Stephen Estep director, security. Agreed to terms with RHP Chaz Roe on a one-year contract.