Former Biscuits reliever Jeff Ridgway was promoted to Tampa Bay after Class AAA Durham's season ended Saturday and awaits his major-league debut.
Pitcher J.P. Howell was also promoted from Durham. The Devil Rays now have 30 players on their active roster.
Ridgway, who was with Montgomery early in 2006, was 2-3 with four saves and a 3.06 ERA with Durham. He made a team-high 54 appearances. In 64 2/3 innings, he had 67 strikeouts and a .228 average against.