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Rays set minor-league rosters: Wander Franco to Bowling Green, Brendan McKay to Montgomery

Top prospects are spread through system, including a bunch with Charlotte Stone Crabs.
Wander Franco, shown during spring training, will head to Bowling Green. [DIRK SHADD | Times]
Wander Franco, shown during spring training, will head to Bowling Green. [DIRK SHADD | Times]
Published Apr. 1, 2019
Updated Apr. 1, 2019

The Rays released their season-opening minor-league rosters today, with top prospects Wander Franco heading to Class A Bowling Green and Brendan McKay Double-A Montgomery.

Among other assignments of note, which are subject to change, 1B Nate Lowe is going to the Triple-A Durham Bulls; SS Lucius Fox and OF Jesus Sanchez to Double-A Montgomery with McKay; INF Vidal Brujan, C Ronaldo Hernandez, and OFs Moises Gomez, Garrett Whitley to the advanced Class A Stone Crabs, and 2018 draft pick Shane McClanahan (of USF) to Bowling Green with Franco.

Here are the rosters, as put out by the Rays:

TRIPLE-A DURHAM

DOUBLE-A MONTGOMERY


ADVANCED CLASS A CHARLOTTE


CLASS A BOWLING GREEN


These are the Rays four full-season teams. Players not assigned will go to extended spring training and typically join a short-season team in June.

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