Al Reyes signs with Tampa Bay

Accoding to USA Today former Cardinal Al Reyes signed a minor league deal with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.  I had thought Reyes would not sign until he was completely healthy and then see what offers come his way.  Maybe Tampa gave him an offer he could not refuse?

USA Today's story : "Tampa Bay: Veteran RH reliever Al Reyes was signed to a minor league contract and could help the Rays later this season. Reyes, who pitched well for the Cardinals in 2004-05, is recovering from "Tommy John" ligament-replacement surgery, and the Rays are not sure when he will be ready. "I'm not anticipating anything in the near future," he said. ..."