Rays Designate Kyle Farnsworth for Assignment – Recall Josh Lueke

Rays NewsThe Tampa Bay Rays recalled pitcher Josh Lueke from Triple-A Durham and designated pitcher veteran right-hander Kyle Farnsworth for assignment according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.

The Rays have 10 days to trade, release or pass him through waivers, although he time with the Rays is over.

Lueke was 2-1 with a 0.72 ERA in 34 games for Durham. He made 11 appearances for Tampa Bay earlier this season, posting an 0-2 record with a 3.75 ERA.

Farnsworth, 37, signed a one-year, $1.25 million deal with the Rays this past offseason. He has a 5.76 ERA and after allowing two of the three D-backs he faced Wednesday to reach, he has allowed a .306 average and .828 OPS.

 

 


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