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Sergio Romo will not be traded, per report

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The frisbee slinging closer will remain with Tampa Bay

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Tampa Bay Rays Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sergio Romo will remain with the Tampa Bay Rays through the end of the season.

According to a report from Jon Heyman, it appears as though the Rays placed Romo on revocable waivers, and after he was claimed, the Rays pulled him back, meaning he cannot be traded for the rest of the year.

The Rays signed Romo as a free agent prior to spring training, following an impressive performance from him during the second half of the 2017 season. Romo struggled a bit early on this year for Tampa Bay, but has since regained his former dominance and has taken over the team’s closer job.

Romo is in his 11th season in the major leagues, most of which was spent with the San Francisco Giants, with whom he became a fan favorite for his constant upbeat, playful attitude and postseason heroics. After nine seasons with San Francisco, Romo joined the Los Angeles Dodgers, with whom he spent a disastrous first half of the 2017 season. L.A. had enough of Romo, and dealt him to the Rays just a week before the trade deadline.

He dominated down the stretch for Tampa Bay, helping transform their bullpen into one of the league’s best. He re-signed with the Rays this past February, inking a one-year deal.

Romo will once again become a free agent upon the conclusion of the World Series.