Rays Acquire Ryan Roberts from Diamondbacks

PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 04: Ryan Roberts #14 of the Arizona Diamondbacks singles against the San Diego Padres during the second inning of a MLB game at Chase Field on July 4, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)


According to friend of the site JB Long, the Rays have acquired infielder Ryan Roberts from the Diamondbacks in exchange for Double-A infielder Tyler Bortnick.

The deal was rumored yesterday and become more apparent when Roberts was designated for assignment this afternoon. He'll join the team in Baltimore tomorrow. No roster move has been announced yet but it would appear that Brooks Conrad, tonight's hero, is the odd man out.

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