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Rays Drop Right-Hander Jeff Niemann From 40-Man Roster
Posted By Charles Mager On November 18, 2013 @ 3:05 PM In MLB | No Comments
Source: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports 
Not so long ago Jeff Niemann was a big part of the Rays’ plans, but the former No. 4 overall pick missed most of 2012 and all of 2013 with a fractured fibula followed by shoulder surgery and now Tampa Bay has dropped him from the 40-man roster.
Niemann chose free agency, so he’ll be looking for a new home at age 30 after throwing 544 innings with a 4.08 ERA for the Rays.
Niemann should draw plenty of interest as an inexpensive bounceback candidate capable of being a mid-rotation starter.
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