August 17 in Tampa Bay baseball:
- Outfielder Deshun Dixon was placed on the restricted list at Short-Season Hudson Valley.
- Catcher Geoff Rowan was activated from the 7-day disabled list at Short-Season Hudson Valley.
- "New York-Penn League Transactions: August 2012". MiLB.com. Minor League Baseball. http://www.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?t=l_trn&lid=127&sid=l127&ymd=201208. Retrieved October 11, 2012.