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After roster cuts, Rays have 10 non-roster invitees

After roster cuts, Rays have 10 non-roster invitees

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Since the Devil Rays became the Rays prior to the 2008 season, four non-roster invitees have made the Opening Day roster.

The list includes Eric Hinske (2008), Juan Cruz ('11), and Shelley Duncan and Jamey Wright ('13).

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The Rays cut their roster to 42 players after Tuesday night's game, which leaves the following non-roster invitees in camp: Erik Bedard, Mark Lowe, Juan Sandoval, Jayson Nix, Ray Olmedo, Wilson Betemit, Cole Figueroa, Jerry Sands, Mayo Acosta and Justin Christian.

The Rays had 25 non-roster invitees when camp opened.

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

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