The Rays reassigned pitchers Everett Teaford and Brandon Gomes to minor-league camp along with six other players, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Teaford and Gomes were in the mix for spots on the 25-man roster before being reassigned. The team also cut catcher Mayo Acosta, outfielders Corey Brown and Joey Butler and pitchers Jhan Marinez, Jim Miller and Jordan Norberto.
Rays outfielder Corey Brown smashed a two singles in two trips to the plate during Tampa Bay's 10-3 Grapefruit League victory over the Blue Jays. The 29-year-old Brown is hitting .538 this spring. "He rakes," manager Kevin Cash said, per MLB.com. "He's hitting everything. Right, left, slider, change-up, fastball. It doesn't matter."
The Rays have signed Corey Brown to a minor-league deal, according to O'Connell Sports Management. The 29-year-old Brown spent most of last year in Triple-A. He hit .231/.294/.446 over 357 at-bats. He received just one at-bat in the majors.
Red Sox outfielder Corey Brown has accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A, according to the Boston Herald. Brown was designated for assignment by the club earlier this week, and opted to accept the assignment and remain with the franchise. He's hitting .226/.294/.452 over 292 at-bats in the minors.
The Red Sox recalled pitcher Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket Sunday. To clear a roster spot, outfielder Corey Brown was designated for assignment.