QUOTE TO NOTE: "We're playing for the World Series. That's been our objective from Day 1. I'm telling you, we're one of the best teams in the American League." - Rays manager Joe Maddon, whose team has won 11 of its last 12 games.

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MLB Team Report - Tampa Bay Rays - ROSTER REPORT


MEDICAL WATCH:

--C Ryan Hanigan (left oblique strain) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 9. He ran the bases and caught a bullpen session July 25. He will play a rehab game July 30 for Class A Charlotte and was scheduled to be activated Aug. 1. However, he experienced soreness on July 29, which may delay his return.

--RHP Joel Peralta (illness) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 13. He threw a bullpen session July 25. He made a rehab appearance with Class A Charlotte on July 26. He was activated July 28.

--RF Wil Myers (right wrist sprain) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 31, and he was transferred to the 60-day DL on July 18. It was decided June 3 that he would not need surgery, although he was in a cast until it was removed in mid-July. He hit off a tee for first time July 25. He might return in mid-August. Myers will have a schedule for his return determined on Aug. 1 and expects to take live batting practice on Aug. 2.

--INF/OF Jerry Sands (strained tendon in left wrist) went on the 15-day disabled list June 23. He underwent season-ending surgery July 22.

--DH David DeJesus (fractured left hand) went on the 15-day disabled list June 19. His brace has been removed but as of July 29, he still was unable to swing a bat. He might return in early to mid-August.

--SS Tim Beckham (right knee surgery in December 2013) went on the 15-day disabled list March 30, and he was transferred to the 60-day DL on June 1. He was training with the Rays' high Class A club as of mid-April. He began a rehab assignment in the rookie-level Gulf Coast League on July 21.

--LHP Matt Moore (left elbow surgery in April 2014) went on the 15-day disabled list April 8, and he was transferred to the 60-day DL on May 27. He is out for the season.

ROTATION:

LHP David Price

RHP Chris Archer

RHP Jake Odorizzi

RHP Alex Cobb

RHP Jeremy Hellickson

BULLPEN:

LHP Jake McGee (closer)

RHP Joel Peralta