July 12 in Tampa Bay baseball:
- Pitcher Jesus Colome was optioned to Triple-A Durham.
- Pitcher Esteban Yan was activated from the 15-day disabled list.
- Minor league pitcher Mitch Talbot and infielder Ben Zobrist were acquired from Houston in exchange for infielder Aubrey Huff and cash considerations.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Landy, Greg et al., eds (2002). Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2002 Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Tampa Bay Devil Rays Public Relations Office. p. 248.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Molina, Carmen et al., eds (2007). Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2007 Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Rays Communications Department. p. 264.