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Tampa Bay Rays Promote Dylan Floro, Designate Dana Eveland for Assignment

The Rays have promoted 2012 draft pick, and an International League all-star, Dylan Floro

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Dana Eveland came on in a mop up role last night and proceeded to get lit up (again) as he allowed three runs on four hits during the Angels six run ninth inning. The outing was Eveland's 25th of the season and so far in 2016, he has faced 103 batters with 19 of them eventually crossing home plate (18%).

So, Kevin Cash finally had enough (again) as the Rays made the decision to designate the veteran Eveland for assignment (again). In his place, the Rays have promoted Dylan Floro who was selected in the 13th round of the 2012 draft by the Rays.

Floro has quietly worked his way through the Rays system and was on the cusp of the majors last season until he was plagued by poor performance. Since that time, he has been converted into a relief role with the Durham Bulls and was selected to be an International League all-star, but now he'll have to miss that game as he joins the Rays in the majors.

Floro has exceptional control and adds another arm to Kevin Cash's bullpen that go more than one inning as he has appeared in 30 games this season for Durham and has totaled 48 innings pitched (averaging an inning and two-thirds an outing).

The Rays have also announced that Ryan Webb has cleared waivers and has been officially released. Also, there would be an interest in bring Kevin Jepsen back into the fold if he clears waivers after being designated for assignment by the Twins.