Rays designate Reid Brignac and Elliot Johnson for assignment

Rays designate Reid Brignac and Elliot Johnson for assignment
February 5, 2013, 5:17 pm
Tampa Bay has designated Reid Brignac for assignment, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, dropping the one-time top prospect from the 40-man roster ahead of a potential trade or trip to the waiver wire. Brignac ranked among Baseball America‘s top 100 prospects in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010, but has hit just .227 with a…