The Tampa Tribune is reporting that Matt Joyce is on his way to join the Rays and that catcher Dioner Navarro has been optioned to the Bulls. [Thanks for the heads up, DRR]
At a guess, the Joyce call-up is related to Carl Crawford’s shoulder problem, but the news is just breaking, so we’ll have to wait on that.
After an unusually quiet first half of the season, it’s starting to look like the shuffling between teams and on/off the DL is picking up. Counting these two, we’ve had 14 transactions since June 12th.