Rays, Brent Honeywell plotting a path back to mound

Brent Honeywell had to a lot to deal with Tuesday in making his second big-league appearance, which didn’t go nearly as well as his dazzling April 11 debut.

A predawn departure from Port Charlotte and travel logistics in getting to Kansas City, Mo. Temperatures in the 30s. And, most of all, being used out of the bullpen.

“I didn’t really know how to approach it, honestly,’’ Honeywell said. “Just got myself as ready as I could. You’ve still got to put the ball in your hand and throw the ball. To me, there’s not really that big of a difference.