The Rays bought the Tampa Bay Rowdies, a second-tier soccer team, in October and acquired a contract with St, Petersburg to control Al Lang Stadium. “We tried with this sincerity back in 2008.
Fans at Tropicana Field in Florida can expect shorter lines at the concessions stands this year as the Tampa Bay Rays announced that their stadium is going cash free.
Hagan said a new stadium wouldn't necessarily be just for the Rays. It could be used by the Tampa Bay Rowdies, the division II soccer franchise owned by the Rays. It could even be a new spring.
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The Tampa Bay Rays miserable attendance, and issues in securing a new stadium, have made relocation all but inevitable. Throughout the course of franchise history, attendance woes have dogged the Tampa Bay Rays.This inability to generate revenue at the gates has led to a great deal of innovation, and a lot of success with limited funds, but the idea of a lifelong member of the franchise is.
Commissioner pitches new plan to land Tampa Bay Rays in Ybor City.. once-designated for a new Rays stadium, into a new entertainment and sports district.. Taste and See Tampa Bay. Support.
The Tampa Bay Rays are still battling in the playoffs, while another long-term one continues off the field. The Rays win on the field, and they need a big one off of it to ensure their future in.
The Tampa Bay Rays are poised to purchase the Tampa Bay Rowdies and the USL team’s venue Al Lang Stadium, according to local reports.A Rowdies press conference has been scheduled for 10.30am Eastern Time on Tuesday.
Rays Ballpark was the name used in project documents for a ballpark in the current location of Al Lang Stadium on the Tampa Bay waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, proposed by the Tampa Bay Rays as a replacement for Tropicana Field. The Rays had hoped to complete the park in time for the 2012 season, but the proposal did not garner enough public support, and the project was abandoned.
Oct. 1, 2018: As the Tampa Bay Rays finish another season toward the bottom of the MLB attendance rankings, 10Investigates breaks the news the team is purchasing the Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer club.
Photo: Tampa Bay Rays A recent admission from the office of the mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., has put a big smile on the face of the man trying to bring a Major League Baseball team back to Montreal.
There are new developments in the stadium location search for the Tampa Bay Rays. There are new developments in the stadium location search for the Tampa Bay Rays.. Latest News Headlines.
Since 2009, local officials, media, and business leaders have explored possibilities for a new stadium for the Rays somewhere in the Tampa Bay area. However, St. Petersburg mayor Bill Foster has repeatedly insisted that the Rays honor their lease agreement with the city, which runs through 2027 and prohibits the team from entering into talks with other communities, resulting in a protracted.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Rays have laid out a timeline, for the first time, for the team to hammer out a deal for splitting seasons with stadiums in Tampa Bay and Montreal. Rays president Brian Auld told community leaders during a luncheon Thursday the team hopes to have a deal worked out with Tampa or St. Pete and Montreal by January of 2022.
Rays left-hander Brendan McKay has been dealing with shoulder stiffness early in camp, Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times writes. McKay’s “fine,” though, according to manager Kevin.But negotiations later failed when the Memorandum of Understanding between the city of St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay Rays expired before a deal was reached for a proposed stadium in Ybor City.General view of Tropicana field during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees on June 23, 2018 at in St Petersburg, Florida. The Rays won 4-0.