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Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

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Rays owner Stuart Sternberg sounds a pessimistic note

Rays owner Stuart Sternberg sounds a pessimistic note

NEW YORK — The overall disappointment of 2016 will take a while to get past for the top Ray, no matter what little victories they score the rest of this season, such as Sunday’s 4-2 sweep-averting win over the contending Yankees.
Updated one month ago
As Rays search for stadium site, Oldsmar gets into game

As Rays search for stadium site, Oldsmar gets into game

OLDSMAR — To city officials in this 14,000-resident community — a place of historic bungalows, civic parades, a renowned BMX Supercross facility and a new zip line course — it is not a shock-the-world movement.
Updated one month ago
Fairgrounds not discussed as potential Rays stadium site at meeting of team, Hillsborough officials

Fairgrounds not discussed as potential Rays stadium site at meeting of team, Hillsborough officials

TAMPA — Tampa Bay Rays executives met with Tampa and Hillsborough officials Monday to go over a half-dozen or more potential sites for a new ballpark, but this time the Florida State Fairgrounds was not in the mix.
Updated one month ago
Wil Myers’ emergence coming too late to help Rays

Wil Myers’ emergence coming too late to help Rays

NEW YORK — Wil Myers has good reason, besides seeing some old mates, to look forward to returning to the Trop tonight.
Updated one month ago
Tourism tax eyed for Rays ballpark by most Hillsborough commission candidates

Tourism tax eyed for Rays ballpark by most Hillsborough commission candidates

Whoever wins the District 6 seat is likely to face this hot-button question early in the term: Should the county try to lure the Rays with the promise of taxpayer money for a stadium? For five of the six, the answer is, “Possibly, if it comes from tourists.”
Updated: 2 months ago
Jones: Rays front office needs to step up to plate for Longoria

Jones: Rays front office needs to step up to plate for Longoria

Interesting comments last week from Evan Longoria.
Updated: 2 months ago
Tampa Bay Rays unveil website to solicit ideas for new stadium

Tampa Bay Rays unveil website to solicit ideas for new stadium

ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays want to hear suggestions from you in the team’s quest to build a new baseball stadium.
Updated: 2 months ago
Hagan: Buzz for Rays site in Snug Harbor actually promising for Tampa’s quest

Hagan: Buzz for Rays site in Snug Harbor actually promising for Tampa’s quest

TAMPA — A new St. Petersburg entry in the search for a Tampa Bay Rays ballpark site is drawing a lot of buzz, but at least one Hillsborough County commissioner thinks it’s actually a promising development for those lobbying the Rays to...
Updated: 2 months ago
Fennelly: Cycle continues as Rays trade another starter

Fennelly: Cycle continues as Rays trade another starter

ST. PETERSBURG — He played golf Monday, according to his now former manager, Kevin Cash. Matt Moore tried to put the rumors in the back of his mind.
Updated: 2 months ago
Pinellas leaders now have 17 locations to pitch for new Rays stadium

Pinellas leaders now have 17 locations to pitch for new Rays stadium

With a list of 17 possible locations for a new baseball stadium, Pinellas County leaders can now deliver a pitch to keep the Tampa Bay Rays from fleeing to Hillsborough County.
Updated: 2 months ago