Posted May 17, 2012 on rays.scout.com
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In today's edition of Rays Roundup: Will Rhymes is doing fine after a scary fainting episode last night, the Rays acquire career minor league player Rich Thompson from the Phillies to add outfield depth, Brandon Guyer becomes the ninth Rays player to hit the disabled list and former Indians first baseman Ryan Garko is now in the Rays organization.
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