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Roster Finalized For Start Of Regular Season

photo: Steve Carney/St. Pete Nine

The Tampa Bay Rays have made a handful of moves as they prepare to begin the 2024 regular season Thursday against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The team placed outfielder Josh Lowe on the 10-day injured list retroactive to March 25 with an oblique strain, and placed shortstop Wander Franco on MLB’s Administrative Leave list.

In addition, outfielder Niko Goodrum, who the Rays acquired from the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, was added to the 40-man roster and was optioned to Triple-A Durham.

The Opening Day roster for the Rays is as follows:

Pitchers (13): Jason Adam, Tyler Alexander, Shawn Armstrong, Aaron Civale, Garrett Cleavinger, Chris Devenski, Zach Eflin, Pete Fairbanks, Zack Littell, Phil Maton, Ryan Pepiot, Colin Poche, Jacob Waguespack.

Catchers (2): Rene Pinto, Ben Rortvedt

Infielders (6): Jose Caballero, Yandy Diaz, Brandon Lowe, Curtis Mead, Isaac Paredes, Austin Shenton

Outfielders (5): Randy Arozarena, Richie Palacios, Harold Ramirez, Amed Rosario, Jose Siri

10-day injured list (4): Jonathan Aranda, Jonny DeLuca, Josh Lowe, Taylor Walls

15-day injured list (2): Shane Baz, Taj Bradley

60-day injured list (3): Shame McClanahan, Drew Rasmussen, Jefffrey Springs

Administrative leave (1): Wander Franco

Written By

Steve Carney is the founder and publisher of St. Pete Nine. One of the people most associated with baseball coverage in Tampa Bay, he spent 13 seasons covering the Rays for flagship radio station WDAE, first as producer of Rays Radio broadcasts, then as beat reporter beginning in 2011. He likes new analytics and aged bourbon, and is the owner of one of the ugliest knuckleballs ever witnessed by baseball scouts.

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