December 16 in Tampa Bay baseball:
- Infielders Russ Johnson and Josh Pressley were traded to New York (NL) as the players to be named to completed the December 15 acquisition of infielder Rey Ordonez.
- Infielder Hector Luna was selected from Cleveland during the Rule 5 draft.
- Outfielder Jose Cruz was signed to a 2-year Major League contract.
- Infielder Rey Sanchez was signed to a 1-year Major League contract.
- "Rey Ordonez Statistics and History: Transactions". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference. http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/o/ordonre01.shtml#trans. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Landy, Greg et al., eds (2003). Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2003 Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Devil Rays Public Relations Department. p. 273.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Molina, Carmen et al., eds (2004). Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2004 Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Devil Rays Public Relations Department. p. 295.
- "Dominican Summer League Transactions: December 2010". MiLB.com. Minor League Baseball. http://www.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?t=l_trn&sid=milb&lid=130&ymd=201012. Retrieved October 25, 2012.