Guyer to be promoted, Ruggiano activated
The Rays have confirmed they will call up OF Brandon Guyer from Triple-A Durham when rosters are expanded on Thursday and will activate OF Justin Ruggiano off the DL.
Guyer, acquired from the Cubs in the Matt Garza deal, hit . 312 with 14 homers and 61 RBIs in 107 games for Triple-A Durham. In two brief stints with the Rays he was 1-for-6 with a memorable homer in his first plate appearance in the majors in Baltimore.
Ruggiano has been out since Aug. 7 with left knee bursitis. He hit .255 with 4 homers and 13 RBIs in 38 games for the Rays after his promotion from Durham.