• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Tigers snag 2B Alexi Casilla from Rays

    The Tigers have acquired veteran second baseman Alexi Casilla from the Rays for a player to be named, the Detroit Free Press has reported. The 30-year-old Casilla had yet to play for Tampa Bay after signing a minor league deal early in the year. He has been performing well at Triple-A Durham to the tune of a .315/.379/.449 slash line.

  • by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

    Rays re-sign IF Alexi Casilla to minor league deal

    The Rays have re-signed infielder Alexi Casilla to a minor league deal, according to the Tampa Tribune. He will be in the lineup in Durham on Thursday. Casilla was released by the team at the end of March. The 30-year-old posted a batting average of .267 with three RBI on eight hits in 30 at-bats this spring.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Rays release 2B Alexi Casilla

    The Rays have released second baseman Alexi Casilla, the Tampa Tribune reports. Casilla was competing for a backup-infielder role with the team this spring, hitting .267/.303/.400 in 30 at-bats.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Beckham, Elmore, Casilla vying for backup infielder role with Rays

    Rays manager Kevin Cash said Tim Beckham, Jake Elmore and Alexi Casilla are vying for a spot on the team's bench as a sixth infielder, per The Tampa Tribune. He said this after he announced Monday that Asdrubal Cabrera will be the starting shortstop, and Nick Franklin and Logan Forsythe will platoon at second base.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Rays INF Alexi Casilla returns from ankle injury

    Rays infielder Alexi Casilla was back in the spring lineup Wednesday against the Twins. Casilla, who was scratched Tuesday due to an ankle injury, started at third base and went 1 for 3 with one run.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Rays scratch Alexi Casilla (ankle) from Tuesday's lineup

    A tender ankle caused Rays infielder Alexi Casilla to be scratched from Tuesday's lineup, reports The Tampa Bay Times. It is now known how the ankle issue will affect his playing time in the future.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Rays sign Alexi Casilla, Robert Zarate to minor-league deals

    The Rays announced Monday the signings of infielder Alexi Casilla and pitcher Robert Zarate to minor-league contracts with invitations to spring training. Casilla played in Baltimore from 2013-2014, playing in just one game last season after suffering a hand injury that required surgery. In 2013, Casilla hit .214 with one home run and 10 RBI for the Orioles. Zarate last pitched in 2008 for the Blue Jays minor league organization.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Orioles add Alexi Casilla to active roster, DFA Preston Guilmet

    The Orioles selected the contract of infielder Alexi Casilla from Triple-A Norfolk Saturday, designating pitcher Preston Guilmet for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster. Casilla is starting at third base for the Orioles Saturday. He hit .264/.315/.320 with one home run, 19 RBI and nine stolen bases in 213 at-bats with Norfolk.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Alexi Casilla to rejoin Orioles this weekend

    Orioles infielder Alexi Casilla will rejoin the club this weekend, according to the Baltimore Sun. Casilla has been rehabbing from a hamstring injury, and the team wants to get a look at him with the playoffs approaching. Casilla hasn't played since September 23 due to the issue.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Alexi Casilla to have hand surgery July 1

    Orioles infielder Alexi Casilla, who is on the roster at Triple-A Norfolk, will have surgery July 1 to remove a broken right hamate bone.