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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Posted Aug 3, 2012 by Roger Mooney
Updated Aug 3, 2012 at 12:07 PM
ST. PETERSBURG The Rays recalled INF Will Rhymes today.
Rhymes replaces RHP Josh Lueke, who was sent down after Wednesday’s game. Lueke had been recalled Tuesday to add depth to the bullpen after the Rays 15-inning loss to the A’s on Monday. To make room for Lueke, INF Brooks Conrad was optioned to Durham on Tuesday.
In 45 games with the Rays this season, Rhymes is batting .233 with one home run and eight RBI. He has played second base and third base.