According to Marc Topkin, the Rays have acquired Ben Francisco, form the Houston Astros for a player to be named later. The Rays will have to place somebody on waivers to make room on the 40-man roster.
Francisco, an outfielder, hit .244 with 2 home runs and a .292 OBP (.285 wOBA) in 58 games with the Blue Jays and Astros. And he is best known for comepletly owning Andy Sonnanstine when he pitched for the Rays. At one point, Francsico was 8-9 for 5 home runs off of Sonny.