The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired minor league right-handed pitchers Chih-Wei Hu and Alexis Tapia from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen. To take Jepsen's place on the active roster, the Rays recalled right-handed relief pitcher Kirby Yates from Triple-A Durham.
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Eduar Lopez from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for outfielder David DeJesus. The Rays will play tonight's game vs. the Detroit Tigers with 24 players, and will make a corresponding later to replace DeJesus on the active roster.
The Tampa Bay Rays and iHeart Media today announced a multi-year extension that will keep game broadcasts on WDAE 620 AM/95.3 FM. The Rays and iHeart Media have partnered for all 18 seasons of Rays baseball.