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Vince Belnome | Designated Hitter

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Rays sent INF Vince Belnome outright to Triple-A Durham.
The 26-year-old is a career .289/.402/.459 hitter in the minor leagues but has never really been given a real shot at the big league level. He'll continue to function as minor league depth for the Rays. Nov 8 - 8:01 AM

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Rays designated INF Vince Belnome for assignment.

Belnome has one hit in 10 at-bats with the big club this season and is a career .289/.402/.459 hitter in the minors. The 26-year-old had a good eye at the plate and some defensive versatility, so it's possible he'll draw some interest on waivers.
Nov 3 - 1:35 PM

Rays optioned INF Vince Belnome to Triple-A Durham.

Belnome has one hit in 10 at-bats with the big club this season. He'll return to a .241/.360/.382 batting line with nine longballs at Triple-A.
Aug 20 - 3:19 PM

Rays recalled INF Vince Belnome from Triple-A Durham.

He'll once again serve as an extra bat on the bench for the Rays. He has been brutal in the minor leagues this season, slashing just .241/.360/.382 with nine homers, 41 RBI and a 114/68 K/BB ratio in 369 at-bats at Durham.
Aug 16 - 12:48 PM

Rays optioned INF Vince Belnome to Triple-A Durham.

Belnome was only up in the majors for a couple of days. He's hit .225/.345/.370 this year at Triple-A and was sent back there Sunday to open a roster spot for Jeremy Hellickson, who will make his 2014 debut Tuesday night.
Jul 7 - 8:49 AM

Rays recalled INF Vince Belnome from Triple-A Durham.

Belnome has hit .225/.345/.370 with six home runs and 29 RBI in 74 games this season for the Durham Bulls. He'll function as a utility infielder in Tampa Bay.
Jul 3 - 1:13 PM

Rays optioned INF Vince Belnome to Triple-A Durham.

Belnome was only up for a day while Sean Rodriguez was on paternity leave. It appears that they're expecting Rodriguez back prior to Friday's game.
Apr 3 - 11:02 PM

Rays recalled INF Vince Belnome from Triple-A Durham.

Belnome will be up with the club for a few days while Sean Rodriguez is on paternity leave. The 26-year-old batted .300/.408/.446 with eight homers at Triple-A last season.
Apr 3 - 6:07 PM

Rays purchased the contract of INF Vince Belnome from Triple-A Durham.

Belnome is now protected from December's Rule 5 Draft. He batted .300/.408/.446 with eight home runs, 35 doubles and 67 RBI in 127 games this summer at Triple-A.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 05:46:00 PM

Rays acquired INF Vince Belnome from the Padres for LHP Chris Rearick.

Belnome, who turns 25 in March, batted .275/.380/.384 with five home runs, 33 RBI, five stolen bases and a .763 OPS this past season with Triple-A Tucson. With experience between first base, second base and the hot corner, he could make it as a utility infielder.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 05:08:00 PM

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