Roger Mooney covers the Tampa Bay Rays for The Tampa Tribune, TBO.com and News Channel 8. He has covered the Rays since their first season in 1998, including 11 years for the Bradenton Herald. Roger has also covered Florida, South Florida and Florida State football, the Bucs and the Lightning.
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Rays claim RHP Jay Buente from Marlins
Posted May 25, 2011 by Roger Mooney
Updated May 25, 2011 at 02:22 PM
The Rays claimed RHP Jay Buente off waivers from the Marlins and optioned him to Durham.
To make room for him on the 40-man the Rays designated for assignment Rob Delaney.
Here’s an interesting note on Buente: He’s the only pitcher the Rays have beaten in the last six games.
Here is Buente’s stats: