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Rays release Cuban first baseman Ruiz

Posted on: November 19, 2010 5:42 pm
The Rays have released Cuban first baseman Jose Ruiz, turning down his four-year, $4 million option.

Ruiz hit .272/.358/.348 with one home run and 11 RBI in 106 plate appearances for Double-A Montgomery. The 25-year old also played for the Peoria  Sanguaros of the Arizona Fall League, hitting .323/.356/375 with 11 RBI in 96 at-bats.

Ruiz is now a free agent.

-- C. Trent Rosecrans

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Category: MLB
Tags: Cuba, Jose Ruiz, Rays
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