Maddon has seemed impressed by the group of players he has had in camp and noted afterward: "We've sent out a lot of Major League players this year." He specifically called Liberatore a Major League-caliber pitcher.
"And we told him that at our meeting; he was very impressive," Maddon said.
Maddon also expressed how impressed he was with Sands and Boxberger. The Rays now have 34 players in camp.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.