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Rays designated RHP Lueke for assignment

AP - Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have designated reliever Josh Lueke for assignment and recalled right-hander Kirby Yates from Triple-A Durham.

The moves were made before Saturday's game against Seattle.

Lueke went 1-2 with a 5.64 ERA in 25 games.

This is Yates' first major league call up. He was 1-0 with a 0.36 ERA and converted all 16 save opportunities this season for Durham.

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