MOBILE, Ala. – The Tampa Bay Rays have announced that INF Cameron Seitzer and RHP Jared Mortensen have been promoted to AAA Durham. There are no corresponding moves at this time.
Seitzer, 25, has the fifth best batting average in the Southern League (.308) while also launching 12 home runs and driving in 59. The former 11th round pick out of Oklahoma went on a surge in August hitting .340 and driving in 21 runs.
Mortensen, 27, was a mid-season All-Star with the Biscuits as a starter. The right-hander is 7-5 with a 3.78 ERA in 24 appearances (17 starts). The Rays signed Mortensen as an undrafted free agent out of Louisiana State – Shreveport.
The Biscuits active roster is now two under the league max of 25.