Rays release Alexi Casilla
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have released infielder Alexi Casilla.
The veteran infielder, who signed a minor league contract with Tampa Bay in February, was batting .267 in 17 spring training games.
The 30-year-old is a .247 hitter in nine big league seasons with Minnesota and Baltimore.
Casilla was in the Rays’ starting lineup for their split-squad game with Boston on Tuesday before the release was announced.