Dominican Summer League Rays
Dominican Summer League Rays|
|Minor league affiliations|
|League||Dominican Summer League|
|Division||Boca Chica Northwest|
|Major league affiliations|
|Current||Tampa Bay Rays|
|Ballpark||Tampa Bay Rays Complex|
|Tampa Bay Rays|
The Dominican Summer League Rays or DSL Rays are a rookie league affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays based in the Dominican Republic. They play in the Dominican Summer League. As an independent affiliate, they have been in existence since 1997.
The team first came into existence in 1996, two years before the MLB debut of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. They shared an affiliation with the then-California Angels and were known as the DSL Devil Rays/Angels.
From 1997 to 2001, the team was known as the DSL Devil Rays. They ceased operations from 2002 to 2006, before returning in 2007. In 2008, the team changed its name to the DSL Rays to correspond with the name change of the parent club.
Dominican Summer League Rays roster
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- "1996 DSL Devil Rays/Angels Statistics -- Minor Leagues - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
- "Dominican Summer League (Foreign Rookie) Encyclopedia and History - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
- "2008 DSL Rays Statistics -- Minor Leagues - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
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