Tag: Tropicana Field

Rays new ballpark plans near Tropicana Field

Tampa Bay Rays stadium update February 2023

A new ballpark for the Major League Baseball (MLB) team Tampa Bay Rays (US) will be built near the current one under plans unveiled recently as part of a massive redevelopment project that also includes affordable housing, office space and retail in what was once a thriving Black... » Read more

Tampa Bay Rays planning pavilion-like stadium

Tampa Bay Rays proposes new stadium

The City of St. Petersburg in Florida, US, received four proposals recently to redevelop the Tropicana Field site, including one from the Major League Baseball (MLB) team Tampa Bay Rays featuring a new downtown ballpark in a mixed-use district. The Rays are said to be planning a “pavilion-like... » Read more

Fans’ chorus grows for Rays’ home in Tampa

Tampa Bay Rays and their future in Tampa

The Major League Baseball (MLB) team Tampa Bay Rays has endured significant speculation over whether or not the team would have to be moved out of the Tampa Bay region over the past several years. Their residence – Tropicana Field’s (St. Petersburg, Florida, US) lease ends in 2027, and... » Read more

‘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

MLB nix Tampa Bay Rays season split plan

MLB rejects Tampa Bay Rays plan to play in Montreal

The American professional baseball team Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed plan to split the season between Florida (US) and Montreal (Canada) has been rejected by Major League Baseball (MLB). The ‘CBC Sports’ stated that Rays Principal Owner Stuart Sternberg announced the news on January 20th –... » Read more

Proposals zeroed in for ‘The Trop’ revamp

Tropicana Field update March 2021

The City of St. Petersburg in Tampa (US) has announced a shortlist of four proposals for the reimagining of the 86-acre Tropicana Field site which serves as the residence of the Major League Baseball (MLB) team – the Tampa Bay Rays – as the City looks at the future of a downtown gateway... » 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