Rays activate catcher Jose Lobaton from DL

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have activated catcher Jose Lobaton from the 15-day disabled list and optioned catcher Chris Gimenez to Triple-A Durham.

The moves were announced before Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox.

Lobaton missed 41 games with right shoulder soreness.

Also, Tampa Bay outfielder Desmond Jennings, on the 15-day DL due to a sprained left knee, could start a minor league rehab assignment in the next few days.

Rays reliever Kyle Farnsworth, out with a strained right elbow, had a 25-pitch bullpen session.