Rays bring in Young, claim DeJesus

Updated: August 23, 2013, 3:29 PM ET
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The Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday made two moves to solidify their outfield and give them a boost in the push for a playoff spot.

They brought back former No. 1 draft pick Delmon Young, signing the right fielder to a minor league deal. The Rays announced the signing Thursday and said Young will report to their Double-A affiliate in Montgomery, Ala.

The Rays also have claimed former Chicago Cubs outfielder David DeJesus off waivers from Washington, a move earlier reported by ESPNChicago.com ...

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