The 30-year-old Sturdevant is in his first season with the Rays organization. He has thrown 18 1/3 major league innings this year and recorded a 3.93 ERA, 6.87 K/9 and 2.95 BB/9. Sturdevant was even better with Triple-A Durham, where he logged a 3.66 ERA, 11.25 K/9 and 2.75 BB/9. Previously, he spent seven years with the Indians organization after going in the 27th round of the 2009 draft. Sturdevant served a 50-game suspension for performance-enhancing drugs last season.