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Rays take on Red Sox in final series before All-Star break

Highlights include Lauren Alaina Postgame Concert and Evan Longoria Game of Thrones® bobblehead

The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field tomorrow for a four-game set against the Boston Red Sox (July 6-9) in their final series before the All-Star Break. The 2017 Rays Baseball season is presented by Tampa General Hospital.

The series begins on Thursday, July 6, with the first of two consecutive 7:10 p.m. starts. When gates open prior to Saturday's 4:10 p.m. game, the first 15,000 fans will receive an Evan Longoria Game of Thrones® Bobblehead as part of Major League Baseball's partnership with HBO's fantasy drama. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to sit and take pictures on a replica of the Game of Thrones® Iron Throne at Gate 7.

The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field tomorrow for a four-game set against the Boston Red Sox (July 6-9) in their final series before the All-Star Break. The 2017 Rays Baseball season is presented by Tampa General Hospital.

The series begins on Thursday, July 6, with the first of two consecutive 7:10 p.m. starts. When gates open prior to Saturday's 4:10 p.m. game, the first 15,000 fans will receive an Evan Longoria Game of Thrones® Bobblehead as part of Major League Baseball's partnership with HBO's fantasy drama. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to sit and take pictures on a replica of the Game of Thrones® Iron Throne at Gate 7.

The homestand concludes on Sunday, July 9 with a 1:10 p.m. start. All kids 14 and under will receive a Rays Toy Truck presented by W.B. Mason. Kids promotional items are available while supplies last. Immediately following the game, Lauren Alaina will take the stage as the Rays second postgame concert of the season. The Georgia native was named runner-up on Season 10 of American Idol in 2011 and is currently touring the country with Luke Bryan on his Huntin', Fishin' And Lovin' Every Day Tour. The concert stage will be set up along the right field foul line, with general admission seating in the stands on the first base side. Rays postgame concerts are free with the purchase of that game's ticket.

Family Fun Days, presented by Tampa General Hospital, continue on Sunday, July 9. 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 field stands from 12:00-12:30 p.m.

The Rays are also offering new 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 offers 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 35,567 hot dogs have been sold during the first six 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 offers, 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 Of ce. 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 Suncoast Credit Union, to include the game on Thursday, July 6 at 7:10 p.m. vs. the Boston Red Sox. Military, Teachers and First Responders have the opportunity to receive two (2) complimentary tickets to this game, subject to availability. This special ticket offer 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.

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

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