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12/08/08 9:16 PM EST

Rays outright Orvella to Durham

Hurler spent parts of three seasons in the Major Leagues

LAS VEGAS -- The Rays made a move on Monday, outrighting right-hander Chad Orvella to Triple-A Durham.

The assignment moved the Rays' 40-man roster to 38.

Orvella, 28, spent parts of three seasons with the Rays, compiling a 4-10 career mark with a 5.79 ERA and one save. His best season came in 2005, when he went 3-3 with a 3.60 ERA in 37 games.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.