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Rays make Shouse deal official, designate Salas

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February

The Rays finally completed their deal for lefty reliever Brian Shouse and made room on the 40-man roster by designating for assignment reliever Juan Salas.

Salas, 30, pitched in only five games for the Rays last season, spending most of the year at Triple-A Durham after missing spring training due to visa issues. The year before, was suspended 50 games after failing a test for performance-enhancing drugs.

Shouse, expected to play a key role in the bullpen, signed a one-year deal for $1.35-million, with a $1.9-million team option for 2010, or a $200,000 buyout.

[Last modified: Monday, December 21, 2009 12:44am]

    

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