Gimenez inks Minor League deal with Rays

Gimenez inks Minor League deal with Rays

Gimenez inks Minor League deal with Rays
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays have signed catcher Chris Gimenez to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.

Gimenez has played parts of three Major League seasons with the Indians and Mariners, hitting .171 with five home runs and 21 RBIs in 267 plate appearances.

Gimenez's signing brings Tampa Bay's Spring Training roster to 59 players.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.