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Rays sign righty McGowan to Minors deal

February 9, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays have signed pitcher Dustin McGowan to a Minor League deal with an invite to Major League Spring Training.The veteran right-hander went 8-2 with a 4.74 ERA in 63 games, all in relief, for the Marlins in 2017. McGowan is 35-34 with a 4.50 ERA in

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays have signed pitcher Dustin McGowan to a Minor League deal with an invite to Major League Spring Training.
The veteran right-hander went 8-2 with a 4.74 ERA in 63 games, all in relief, for the Marlins in 2017. McGowan is 35-34 with a 4.50 ERA in 290 appearances in 10 MLB seasons with the Blue Jays, Phillies and Marlins.
McGowan, 35, will compete for a job in the Rays' bullpen.

Bill Chastain has covered the Rays for MLB.com since 2004.