Rays trim roster, Kotchman among cuts

First baseman Casey Kotchman and infielders Felipe Lopez and Joe Inglett are among seven players the Tampa Bay Rays have reassigned to minor league camp.

Outfielders Chris Carter and Justin Ruggiano, catcher Craig Albernaz and infielder Ray Olmedo also were reassigned to minor league camp on Saturday.

The moves leaves the AL East champions with 28 players in major league camp.