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Managers Rocco Baldelli and Alex Cora didn't want to risk player injury.
The free agent signing could be in drills this weekend after solving visa issues.
The loss was the fourth in a row for the Twins after opening Grapefruit play with two victories.
Fresh off ACL surgery, Twins prospect Royce Lewis has settled into a new phase of his career-on-hold, and already looking forward to his first at-bat next spring.
Kenta Maeda worked out of bases-loaded jeopardy while relievers Hansel Robles and Taylor Rogers were on the mound for the five Rays runs.
While teams are being careful to ease pitchers into a normal workload, one summer after a season that lasted only nine weeks, Jose Berríos has a workload benchmark in mind.
Bobby Dalbec homered twice for Boston, which broke open the game with four runs in the third inning and eigh in the fourth.
Jose Berrios in on the mound for today as the Twins were forced to alter their 75-player training camp roster.
Lefthander J.A. Happ still can't smell or taste, but had a short bullpen session in Fort Myers.
Randy Dobnak has made an impact in the past two seasons, and the 26-year-old righthander is eager to prove himself again.