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Rays Homestand Highlights August 18-24

The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field tomorrow for a six-game homestand against the Seattle Mariners (August 18-20) and the Toronto Blue Jays (August 22-24). The 2017 Rays Baseball season is presented by Tampa General Hospital.

The Rays take on the Mariners on Friday, August 18 at 7:10 p.m. and continue the weekend series on Saturday, August 19 at 6:10 p.m. When gates open prior to Saturday's game, the first 15,000 fans will receive a Rays Tote Bag presented by MLB Network. The series concludes on Sunday, August 20 with a 1:10 p.m. start. All kids 14 and under will receive a Rays Win Alarm Clock presented by State Farm. The Alarm Clock features Rays radio broadcasters Dave Wills and Andy Freed saying "Rays Win!" All promotional items are available while supplies last.

The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field tomorrow for a six-game homestand against the Seattle Mariners (August 18-20) and the Toronto Blue Jays (August 22-24). The 2017 Rays Baseball season is presented by Tampa General Hospital.

The Rays take on the Mariners on Friday, August 18 at 7:10 p.m. and continue the weekend series on Saturday, August 19 at 6:10 p.m. When gates open prior to Saturday's game, the first 15,000 fans will receive a Rays Tote Bag presented by MLB Network. The series concludes on Sunday, August 20 with a 1:10 p.m. start. All kids 14 and under will receive a Rays Win Alarm Clock presented by State Farm. The Alarm Clock features Rays radio broadcasters Dave Wills and Andy Freed saying "Rays Win!" All promotional items are available while supplies last.

Following an off day on August 21, the homestand continues when the Rays begin a three-game series against the Blue Jays, with the first two games slated for 7:10 p.m. The third and final game on Thursday, August 24, is scheduled for a 1:10 p.m. start.

Family Fun Days, presented by Tampa General Hospital, continue on Sunday, August 20. Family Fun Days will feature free parking for cars with four or more passengers. For the fourth consecutive season, concourse activities will be complimentary for kids 14 years and under. Activities include Power Alley Batting Cage, Speed Pitch, Raymond's Art Studio, Topps Make Your Own Baseball Card and the Grand Slam Alley, courtesy of GameTime. Extra entertainers will also perform on Sundays, including face painters, airbrush tattoo artists, magicians, caricaturists, stilt walkers, jugglers and balloon artists. In addition, every Sunday home game, two Rays players will sign autographs for kids 14 years and under along the right eld stands from 12:00-12:30 p.m.

The Rays are also offering weekday specials throughout the season including:

• Monday-Salute to Service Monday presented by Suncoast Credit Union: Military, Teachers and First Responders have the opportunity to receive two (2) complimentary tickets to all six (6) Monday home games, ten (10) additional bonus dates and special ticket holders throughout the season. Military, Teachers and First Responders are encouraged to visit raysbaseball.com/specials to sign up. Affiliation will be verified by ID.me, a third-party MLB approved verification service. Tickets will be made available one week prior to each scheduled game date.

• Tuesday-$2 Kids Tuesdays presented by Morgan Auto Group: For all Tuesday home games, tickets for kids 14 years and under are $2 with the purchase of a full-price adult ticket. $2 Hot Dogs, presented by Kayem Franks, will also be available for all fans for all Tuesday home dates. A total of 50,563 hot dogs have been sold during the first eight Tuesdays of the season.

• Wednesday-Ballpark App Wednesdays presented by MLB.com: For all Wednesday home games, fans may purchase half-priced Lower Corner and Upper Level tickets exclusively through the MLB.com Ballpark App. Wednesdays will also feature Ballpark Bingo presented by 7-Eleven, where Rays fans can play against each other each week for a chance to win prizes. To access special ticket holders, Rays Ballpark Bingo and other exclusive promotions throughout the season, fans are encouraged to download the MLB.com Ballpark App from the App Store, Google Play or raysbaseball.com/ballparkapp.

• Thursday-Senior Special Thursdays presented by Duke Energy: For all Thursday home games, Press Level tickets for fans 60 years and older are only $15.

• Friday-$7.11 Fridays presented by 7-Eleven: For all Friday home games, fans may purchase Upper Level tickets for only $7.11. To take advantage of this special price, fans should visit a participating local 7-Eleven store and pick up the Rays Friday night discount coupon. The coupon code will be redeemable online at raysbaseball.com/specials or at the Tropicana Field Box Office. Each coupon will be good for up to four (4) tickets. $5 Budweiser and Bud Light drafts will be available to purchase for fans 21 years and older at the Budweiser Porch in Center Field. Please drink responsibly.

SALUTE TO SERVICE BONUS DATE-The Rays have extended their Salute to Service promotion, presented by Sun- coast Credit Union, to include the game on Tuesday, August 22 at 7:10 p.m. vs. the Blue Jays. Military, Teachers and First Responders have the opportunity to receive two (2) complimentary tickets to this game, subject to availability. This special ticket o er is only available online at raysbaseball.com/specials and expires the night before the game at midnight. Affiliation will be verified by ID.me, a third-party MLB approved verification service.

RAYS WIVES ROCK THE BLOCK-Following the game on Sunday, August 20, the Rays Wives will host Rock the Block with the Florida Dream Center in the Rays Club at Tropicana Field. The event will feature food and drinks from Rays Club chefs, a silent auction and appearances by Rays players throughout the evening. All proceeds benefit at-risk, low-income and homeless residents of Pinellas County. For more information, visit floridadreamcenter.org.

GATES OPEN-Monday-Thursday, 11⁄2 hours prior to first pitch; Friday-Sunday, 2 hours prior to first pitch.

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