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Rays sign Reyes, Grabowski, and Glover to Minor League Deals

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The Rays have announced they have signed RP Al Reyes, 1B/OF Jason Grabowski, and SP Gary Glover to minor league deals with invites to Spring Training.

Reyes was with the Rays last season and pitching a few games with Durham while spending most of the season recovering from Tommy John surgery. The 36 year old is an option for the Rays out of the bullpen as he's posted a career 3.6 ERA and in 2005 posted a 2.15 ERA for the Cardinals.

Grabowski and Glover both spend last season in Japan, the latter having more success than the former.

Grabowski in 39 games with the Orix Buffaloes racked up 89 at-bats. Four of his 13 hits were homeruns, he drove in seven runs, and posted a line of .146/.296/.326.

Previously he had played with the Dodgers and Athletics and is a typical Billy Beane player as he will draw a ton of walks and hit for some power. His career numbers in the bigs (in 190 games) include 11 homeruns, a line of .196/.275/.339 and a projected season could include 10-15 homeruns.

Glover spent time with the Brewers and Whitesox before finding himself a Yomiuri Giant last season. He posted a 4.97 ERA and allowed 125 hits in 96 IP. Striking 63 out while walking 23 and allowing 13 homeruns. In the bigs he posted a career 5.03 ERA and has a career record of 21-18.