Scott Kazmir threw his second bullpen session of the spring on Friday and looked "tremendously better" according to pitching coach Rick Honeycutt.
Tim Beckham went 2-for-2 with a double, triple and a run scored as the Rays bested the Twins 3-1 in Grapefruit League play on Friday.
Austin Pruitt drew the start for the Rays in Friday's Grapefruit League opener against the Twins and responded by striking out three over a pair of scoreless innings.
Byung Ho Park went 2-for-2 with a single and a double as the Twins fell to the Rays in Grapefruit League competition on Friday.
Kyle Gibson looked sharp in his Grapefruit League opener against the Rays on Friday, allowing just two hits over 1 2/3 scoreless innings of work.