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March 21, 2011

Roster status will help determine composition of Tampa Bay Rays’ opening day roster
By Marc Topkin, Times Staff Writer Saturday, March 19, 2011 FORT MYERS — In theory, the Rays are going to have some extremely difficult decisions to make over the next 10 days in cutting their roster down to the final 25. At least, that’s what they’re going to say. But in reality, if everything goes as it seems, the final verdicts may be pretty easy. And obvious. Because of all the guiding …
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Mauer catches for Twins in 9-2 win over Rays
Joe Mauer is making the most of his abbreviated spring training. Mauer made his first start at catcher of the spring for the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, getting a hit, a walk, scoring twice and driving in two runs in a 9-2 exhibition victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Mauer, who has been brought along slowly following minor offseason surgery on his left knee, was behind the plate for five innings.
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Orioles rob Rays, 9-8
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — The Orioles’ Brian Roberts played for the first time in two weeks Sunday, going hitless in two at-bats during a 9-8 victory over Tampa Bay.
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