Rays announce deal for new ballpark in St. Petersburg – what’s next?

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St. Petersburg is celebrating the momentous announcement about the Tropicana Field site’s future plans. Now that the plans have been revealed, the question is what will happen next. There’s a lot more in store for taxpayers, as well as a lot of money on the line for city leaders. The $1.3 million pavilion-style covered stadium … Read more

Osleivis Basabe hits grand slam as Rays rally late to beat Rockies

Osleivis Basabe blasted a grand slam to finish a nine-run eighth inning for the AL wild card-leading Tampa Bay Rays, who defeated the Colorado Rockies 12-4 on Tuesday night. Basabe is stepping in at shortstop for Wander Franco, who is on the MLB disabled list while authorities in the Dominican Republic investigate him for an … Read more

Guardian’s Tanner Bibee wins 7th consecutive decision as they beat Tampa Bay Rays 9-2

Tanner Bibee pitched a seven-inning shutout as the Cleveland Guardians defeated the AL wild-card-leading Tampa Bay Rays 9-2 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep. In seven innings, Bibee (9-2) allowed two runs on seven hits and struck out five. The Guardians had 15 hits, including home runs by Andrés Giménez and Gabriel Arias. Cleveland … Read more

3 Tampa Bay Rays named to 2023 MLB All-Star team

Pitchers and reserves have been named to the American League and National League All-Star Teams, respectively. Randy Arozarena and Yandy Daz will make their All-Star Game debuts after being named to the AL All-Star team by fan vote, while LHP Shane McClanahan was welcomed to the Midsummer Classic roster via Player Balloting. In addition to … Read more