ST. PETERSBURG (620 WDAE) -- The tenure of Colby Rasmus as a member of the Tampa Bay Rays has appeared to come to an end.
The Rays Thursday placed the outfielder on the restricted list after he deicided to "step away" from the game, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times
The 30-year old outfielder missed the first month of the season while recovering from surgeries that ended his 2016 season, then went back on the 10-day disabled list on June 23 with left hip tendinitis.
"The Rays fully support Colby's decision to step away from baseball," the team said in a statement. "We are thankful for his contributions to our team, and we wish him and his family the best as they move forward. Respecting the privacy of Colby and his family, the Rays will have no further comment."
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