Herrmann has been shifted to the Rays' alternate summer camp site at Port Charlotte, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The move doesn't mean the veteran backstop has a reduced chance of making the Opening Day roster, despite his move out of the Rays' main training site at Tropicana Field. Rather, manager Kevin Cash opted to shift both Herrmann and his fellow competitor for a possible third catcher spot, Kevan Smith, to "better distribute the workload" among the two groups. Herrmann could actually have a reasonable chance of making the expanded Opening Day roster, considering he can also play the corner outfield spots.

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