Mike Montgomery pitched a perfect ninth for the save as the Rays edged the Twins 2-1 on Friday.
Rays manager Kevin Cash said Thursday that Alex Colome is "still very much a factor" for the No. 5 starter spot despite his visa issues.
Nate Karns started and pitched two scoreless innings versus the Orioles on Thursday.
Joey Butler doubled and homered off the bench to drive in both Rays runs Thursday against the Orioles.
Rays signed RHP Jim Miller to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish said reliever Jim Miller is expected to sign somewhere soon.
Alex Cobb will start Opening Day against the Orioles on April 6.
Nick Franklin believes he will become the Rays' starting shortstop, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times writes.
Rays pitching prospect Mike Montgomery will be used as a reliever during spring training.
The Rays are hopeful that Alex Colome, who is currently dealing with visa issues, will report to camp next week.
Ronald Belisario will be shut down for the next two weeks due to a fractured left shoulder.
Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times reports that Ronald Belisario was seen in the Rays clubhouse with his left arm in a sling.
Rays released OF Josh Sale.
Alex Colome has yet to report to Rays camp due to visa issues.
Drew Smyly will throw bullpen sessions every third day as opposed to every other day like the other pitchers in Rays camp.