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Rays deal outfielder David DeJesus in a cost-saving move at deadline

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Hold the Gatorade. Half of the Splash Brothers are gone. Outfielder David DeJesus, rumored to be traded since spring training, was finally dealt by the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night. Days before the deadline, he was dealt to Anaheim for minor league pitcher Eduar Lopez in a cost-saving move that may open the door for the return of Grady Sizemore. DeJesus was eating in the clubhouse when coach Tim Foley approached the table. He thought “Uh-oh. Me gone.” DeJesus swore he…

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David DeJesus shows the Rays he’s worth keeping

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For an extra piece, David DeJesus is proving to be fairly appreciated. DeJesus, who has heard whispers about being traded since spring training, led the Tampa Bay Rays to a victory Thursday night that gave them control of first place in the American League East. DeJesus hit a home run and a run-scoring double in a 3-0 victory over the Oakland As Thursday night. The way the Rays’ pitching has been going as of late, that was plenty. Alex Colome…

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