Tag: Tampa Bay Rays


‘Rays need to strike ballpark deal soon’

Next round in future home of Tampa Bay Rays

The Mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida (US), Ken Welch, is reopening talks about the future of the Tropicana Field site where the Major League Baseball (MLB) team Tampa Bay Rays play their home games. ‘The Washington Post’ stated that Mayor Ken Welch said recently that the two previous proposals... » Read more


Montreal in no mood to fund ‘Devil Rays’ home

Tampa Bay Rays stadium update October 2021

A new billboard off of a Tampa (US) freeway sends a crisp and clear message to fans of the American professional baseball team Tampa Bay Rays: Montreal isn’t going to pay for their stadium. The ‘Newsweek’ stated that the billboard was recently installed, and every minute the words flash... » Read more


Rays’ fan plans dependent on US COVID scene

Tampa Bay Rays planning with fans

Limited number of fans will be allowed at Tropicana Field (US) for the American professional baseball team Tampa Bay Rays’ 2021 season. For each game, the seating capacity will be limited to around 7,000 and the fans will have to maintain physical distancing from other groups by sitting in small... » Read more


Rays-City at variance over MLB venue plans

Tampa Bay Rays stadium update Jan 2021

The City of St. Petersburg in Florida (US) has unbolted proposals from seven development groups for the repurposing of the Tropicana Field site. However, the local officials and the baseball team Tampa Bay Rays are reportedly at odds over the potential inclusion of a new Major League Baseball (MLB)... » Read more


Rays shrink seating capacity at Tropicana Field

Tropicana Field - Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays announced early January that they are eliminating all of the upper-deck seats at Tropicana Field, dramatically shrinking the capacity of what was already the smallest stadium in Major League Baseball. The Rays described the change in a news release as part of a series of... » Read more


MLB’s Rays buy USL soccer team Tampa Bay Rowdies

Major League Baseball (MLB) team Tampa Bay Rays are taking a plunge into the soccer business as they recently announced the purchase of the Tampa Bay Rowdies of the United Soccer League (USL), who play their home games at Al Lang Stadium – the onetime waterfront spring training home of the... » Read more


Tampa BR plans Ybor stadium with translucent roof

Tampa Bay Rays

Florida-based baseball team Tampa Bay Rays will set up a fixed, translucent roof on its Ybor City neighborhood ballpark to ensure fan comfort and certainty of games, according to media reports. This is in line with the team’s vision for a Major League Baseball presence in Tampa’s historic Ybor... » Read more