May 23 in Tampa Bay baseball:
- Pitcher Cory Lidle was optioned to Triple-A Durham.
- Pitcher Jim Mecir was activated from the 15-day disabled list.
- Pitcher Seth McClung was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow strain.
- Pitcher Victor Zambrano was recalled from Triple-A Durham.
- 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 (2004). Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2004 Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Devil Rays Public Relations Department. p. 294.