Ryan Roberts traded to Rays

Updated: July 25, 2012, 12:02 AM ET
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The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired infielder Ryan Roberts from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for minor league second baseman Tyler Bortnick, the clubs announced Tuesday night.

Arizona designated Roberts for assignment earlier Tuesday, ending the Diamondbacks portion of the career of a popular player known to fans as "Tat Man" for his multitude of tattoos.

The team activated shortstop John McDonald from the disabled list on Tuesday to take Roberts' spot on the roster. McDonald ...

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