July 28 in Tampa Bay baseball:
- Pitcher Rick White and outfielder Bubba Trammell were traded to New York (NL) in exchange for pitcher Paul Wilson and outfielder Jason Tyner.
- Pitchers Jim Mecir and Todd Belitz were traded to Oakland in exchange for Jesus Colome and cash considerations.
- Pitcher Shawn Camp was optioned to Triple-A Durham.
- Pitcher Dan Wheeler was acquired from Houston in exchange for infielder Ty Wigginton.
- Pitchers Calvin Medlock and Brian Shackelford were acquired from Cincinnati in exchange for infielder Jorge Cantu, outfielder Shaun Cumberland, and cash.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Landy, Greg et al., eds (2001). 2001 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Information Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Tampa Bay Devil Rays Public Relations Office. p. 309.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Molina, Carmen et al., eds (2008). 2008 Tampa Bay Rays Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Tampa Bay Rays Communications Department. pp. 277 & 405.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Molina, Carmen et al., eds (2009). 2009 Tampa Bay Rays Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Tampa Bay Rays Communications Department. p. 249.