Rays Cut Tim Beckham, Brandon Guyer From Major League Camp

The Tampa Bay Rays made a handful of roster moves on Sunday. SS Tim Beckham was reassigned to minor league camp. RHP Matt Bush, RHP Dane De La Rosa, OF Brandon Guyer and C Stephen Vogt were optioned to Triple-A Durham. The moves come as the Rays trim their roster ahead of the regular season.

Of all the names on the list, Guyer, a right-handed hitter, could be the first to get his cup of coffee. Part of the Matt Garza deal with the Chicago Cubs, he hit 14 home runs and had a .905 OPS in 107 games at Triple-A Durham last season.

Beckham was the first-overall pick in 2008. Just 21, he is considered one of the Rays' top young prospects, even after hitting just .271/.328/.408 between Double-A and Triple-A in 2011.

Bush and De La Rosa figure as bullpen depth this point.

For more on the Tampa Bay Rays, drop by SB Nation's blog on the Rays, DRaysBay. Or tune into Baseball Nation with Rob Neyer for more news, notes and analysis from around the league.

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