Sternberg to discuss Rays' stadium plans Tues.

July 6th, 2018
ST PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 23: 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. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

NEW YORK -- The Rays will provide more information about their planned new ballpark during a Tuesday news conference in Tampa, and principal owner Stuart Sternberg promised Friday that fans won't be disappointed.

"We've been marching towards this day and event for years," Sternberg said. "I couldn't be happier. People are going to love the place. They're going to love it."

Sternberg wouldn't reveal any details, but in making Friday's announcement, he said the Rays plan to build a "next-generation, neighborhood ballpark" in the Ybor City section of Tampa.