The Rays will have extra roving instructors for their minor-leaguers next year.
r Bill Evers, former longtime manager at Triple-A Durham, will be a co-field coordinator with Jim Hoff.
r Matt Quatraro, who managed low-A Bowling Green this year, will be a co-hitting coordinator with Steve Livesey.
r Dewey Robinson has been hired as a co-pitching coordinator with Dick Bosman. Robinson has worked for the Houston Astros the last 13 years, including as the major-league pitching coach the last two seasons.
Skeeter Barnes and Jamie Nelson are back -- and will fly solo -- as the outfield/baserunning and catching coordinators, respectively.