UT Michael Martinez, designated for assignment by the Indians earlier this week, was acquired by the Rays on Thursday in a cash transactions. Martinez appeared in 15 games for Cleveland this season, and went 4-for-11 (.364).
2B Brad Miller (left abdominal strain) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday. He isn’t expected to be sidelined long term.
LHP Xavier Cedeno (left forearm tightness) was transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL on Thursday. The Rays hope that he will return in the second half of the season.