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Rays Press Releases

  • Rays sell out 12th consecutive home opener

    The Tampa Bay Rays have announced the 2017 season opener on Sunday, April 2 at Tropicana Field against the New York Yankees is sold out, marking the 12th consecutive season the Rays have sold out the home opener. It is the longest home opener sellout streak among Tampa Bay's major sports franchises. The 2017 Rays Baseball season is presented by Tampa General Hospital.

  • Kids Pep Rally set for Saturday

    This Saturday, April 1, the Rays will hold a Kids Pep Rally, presented by Sagicor Life Insurance, at Tropicana Field from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event is open to all ages, with free admission through Gate 1 and parking in Lot 6 and 7.

  • Archer strikeouts to benefit Starting Right, Now

    This season, every strikeout recorded by Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer will benefit the local nonprofit organization Starting Right, Now. For every strikeout Archer logs this year, he and the Rays Baseball Foundation will each donate $25 to benefit Starting Right, Now.

  • Rays and Centerplate introduce new executive chef, menu items for 2017 season

    The Tampa Bay Rays and Centerplate, the team's hospitality partner, today welcomed new Executive Chef Marcelo Miranda to Tropicana Field and introduced new food and beverage items for the 2017 baseball season.

  • Rays Announce 2017 Postgame Concert Acts

    The Tampa Bay Rays have announced two postgame concerts at Tropicana Field for 2017: Sabrina Carpenter and Lauren Alaina. Each concert is free with the purchase of that date's game ticket and will begin immediately following the conclusion of the game.

  • Rays, 7-Eleven, Inc. announce partnership, $7.11 Fridays presented by 7-Eleven

    The Tampa Bay Rays and 7-Eleven® today announced a new partnership for the 2017 season.

  • Rays extend Kiermaier through 2022 with club option for 2023

    The Tampa Bay Rays and center fielder Kevin Kiermaier have agreed to terms on a contract worth a guaranteed $53.5 million over six years, beginning this season. The deal includes a 2023 club option, which along with incentives could raise the maximum value to $66.15 million.

  • MLB launches the 2017 Honorary Bat Girl Contest

    Major League Baseball today announced that the 2017 Honorary Bat Girl Contest is now available online at HonoraryBatGirl.com for fans to share stories of how they, or their loved ones, are supporting the cause to raise awareness and find a cure for breast cancer. The contest, which launched in 2009, will identify one fan per MLB Club who has a personal connection to breast cancer and has demonstrated a commitment to battling the disease.

  • Rays Spring Training features promotions, new video board, enhanced security

    The Tampa Bay Rays have announced several promotions for the upcoming 2017 Spring Training season at Charlotte Sports Park. The 2017 Spring Training season will also feature a new video board and recently-enhanced security procedures at Charlotte Sports Park.

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