May 6 in Tampa Bay baseball:
- Infielder Wade Boggs was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.
- Pitcher Rick Gorecki was transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Infielder Herbert Perry was selected from Triple-A Durham.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Landy, Greg et al., eds (2000). Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2000 Information Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Tampa Bay Devil Rays Public Relations Office. p. 317.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Molina, Carmen et al., eds (2008). 2008 Tampa Bay Rays Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Tampa Bay Rays Communications Department. p. 276.
- "International League Transactions: May 2008". MiLB.com. Minor League Baseball. http://www.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?t=l_trn&sid=l117&lid=117&ymd=200805. Retrieved February 23, 2013.