July 19 in Tampa Bay baseball:
- Chuck LaMar is named Senior Vice President for Baseball Operations and General Manager of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
- Outfielder Justin Ruggiano was acquired as the "player to be named" in the June 27 trade with Los Angeles (NL).
- ↑ Vaughn, Rick; Maraniss, Andrew; Matasich, Steve et al., eds (1998). Tampa Bay Devil Rays 1998 Information Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Tampa Bay Devil Rays Public Relations Office. p. 220.
- ↑ 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.