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.
--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.
LHP David Price
RHP Chris Archer
RHP Jake Odorizzi
RHP Alex Cobb
RHP Jeremy Hellickson
LHP Jake McGee (closer)
RHP Joel Peralta