May 3 in Tampa Bay baseball:
- Pitcher Julio Santana was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis.
- Pitcher Ryan Rupe was recalled from Double-A Orlando.
- Infielder Felix Escalona was optioned to Double-A Orlando.
- Pitcher Dewon Brazelton was recalled from Triple-A Durham.
- Pitcher Scott Kazmir was activated from the 15-day disabled list.
- Outfielder Justin Ruggiano was optioned to Triple-A Durham.
- Infielder Rhyne Hughes was activated from the disabled list at Double-A Montgomery.
- Infielder Joey Callender was assigned to Advanced-A Vero Beach from Single-A Columbus.
- Catcher Craig Albernaz was assigned to Short-Season Hudson Valley from Advanced-A Vero Beach.
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