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Hillsborough leaders seize opportunity to lobby Rays; meeting set for Feb. 5

Hillsborough leaders seize opportunity to lobby Rays; meeting set for Feb. 5

Team officials finally get to look into a move across the bay, and will meet in downtown Tampa with Hillsborough Commissioner Ken Hagan, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and other elected and business leaders.
Published: 01/27/16
Updated: 01/28/16
Promotion a matter of time for Rays’ Timmons

Promotion a matter of time for Rays’ Timmons

TAMPA — Ozzie Timmons had right hip replacement surgery in mid-November and is happy to report everything is going well with his rehab. He should soon be able to walk without the use of a cane but might not be cleared to throw batting practice...
Published: 01/26/16
St. Pete mayor Kriseman: City has much to offer Rays

St. Pete mayor Kriseman: City has much to offer Rays

While Mayor Rick Kriseman has worked to secure a deal allowing the Tampa Bay Rays to look for stadium sites outside the city, he is formulating a plan to woo team management and convince them to stay at the Tropicana Field site.
Published: 01/23/16
St. Pete eager to craft plan for keeping Rays

St. Pete eager to craft plan for keeping Rays

While the Tampa Bay Rays explore Hillsborough County in search of a stadium site, Mayor Rick Kriseman and the city council are getting ready to prepare a proposal to keep the team in their city.
Published: 01/23/16
Lakeland native Pearce will provide power, versatility to Rays

Lakeland native Pearce will provide power, versatility to Rays

The Rays are close to finalizing a one-year contract with former Orioles utility player Steve Pearce, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Published: 01/22/16

Rays sign pair of lefty pitchers

The Rays signed left-handed pitchers Justin Marks and Adam Wilk to minor league contracts with invites to big league spring training.
Updated one month ago
MLB benefits from a new Rays stadium, so it should help pay for it
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MLB benefits from a new Rays stadium, so it should help pay for it

A stadium location isn't the problem, columnist Joe Henderson says -- paying for it is. And he says the MLB needs to pony up.
Updated one month ago
Buckhorn wants Rays ballpark near downtown parking garages

Buckhorn wants Rays ballpark near downtown parking garages

With the Tampa Bay Rays finally granted permission to look for a new home, attention is now shifting toward potential new stadium sites across Tampa Bay -- and one site in particular in Tampa.
Updated one month ago

Rays’ Forsythe guaranteed $10.25 million in new deal

ST. PETERSBURG — For the Rays, signing Logan Forsythe to a multi-year deal means they have a reliable second baseman for the next two seasons and possibly a third if they pick up his club option in 2018. For Forsythe, it means he can feel like...
Updated one month ago
Rays announce Big 22 Game Plan

Rays announce Big 22 Game Plan

The Tampa Bay Rays on Friday announced a Big 22 Game Plan, a deal that includes tickets to Opening Day, 18 weekend dates and games against the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers and San Franisco Giants.
Updated one month ago