Adams’ departure opens the door to improve on any race crossroads opportunity, including Vander Franco, Taylor Walls or Vidal Brujan.
The 25-year-old Adams had a .197 batting average with 5 home runs and 15 Reserve Banks this season, which was fourth with Tampa Bay. He is a professional.254 hitter with 43 home runs and 124 Reserve Banks.
Richards, 28, has a 4.50 ERA with 1 saving and 16 strikeouts at Tampa Bay this season.
25-year-old Rasmussen with 25 strikeouts 4.24.