Extra bases

• The World Baseball Classic began Saturday morning in Japan (Pool A) and Taiwan (Pool B). Brazil lost to Japan, 5-3, but Rays farmhand Leonardo Reginatto, who played for Class A Hudson, came through while playing third base for Brazil. He went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs.

• The Rays agreed to terms with the following players for 2013: right-handers Chris Archer, Alex Cobb, Alex Colome, Brandon Gomes, Jake Odorizzi and Josh Lueke; left-handers Jake McGee, Mike Montgomery, Cesar Ramos, Felipe Rivero, Enny Romero, Frank De Los Santos and Alex Torres; infielders Tim Beckham and Hak-Ju Lee; catchers Robinson Chirinos, Chris Gimenez, Jose Lobaton and Stephen Vogt; and outfielders Brandon Guyer and Desmond Jennings. The club also renewed the contract of right-hander Jeremy Hellickson. Every member of the 40-man roster is now under contract for 2013.

• The following pitchers were reassigned to Minor League camp on Saturday: right-handers Matt Nevarez, Jim Paduch and Jimmy Petterson, and left-hander Neil Schenk.