Rays deal Yates among handful of moves

Rays deal Yates among handful of moves

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays have traded right-hander Kirby Yates to Cleveland for cash considerations.

In addition to the trade, the Rays outrighted right-hander Brandon Gomes and outfielder Daniel Nava. Nava and Gomes have refused and elected to become free agents.

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The Rays also released catcher J.P. Arencibia.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.