ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ The Tampa Bay Devil Rays activated relief pitcher Albie Lopez from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday.

The right-hander had been sidelined since Aug. 1 by right heel bursitis. Lopez is 6-2 with a 2.37 ERA in 41 games.

Tampa Bay also placed Ramon Tatis on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow tendinitis. He has made 20 appearances, going 0-0 with a 16.76 ERA.