PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays have trimmed their spring roster to 54 players by optioning five pitchers to the minor leagues and reassigning three others to minor league camp.
Right-hander Alex Colome and left-handers Mike Montgomery and Frank De Los Santos were optioned to Triple-A Durham on Monday. Left-hander Enny Romero was optioned to Double-A Montgomery and lefty Felipe Rivero was optioned to Class-A Charlotte.
Right-handers Marquis Fleming and Matt Buschmann, and left-hander Adam Liberatore were reassigned to minor league camp.
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