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Rays continue three-team, 10-game homestand

Highlights Include Labor Day Matinee, Tuesday Single-Admission Doubleheader
September 1, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays continue a three-team, 10-game homestand tomorrow against the Baltimore Orioles at 1:10 p.m. The 2019 Rays season is presented by Tampa General Hospital. Monday, September 2 vs. Baltimore Orioles

  • First Pitch: 1:10 p.m.
  • Gates Open: 11:40 a.m.
  • Ticket Special: Salute to

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays continue a three-team, 10-game homestand tomorrow against the Baltimore Orioles at 1:10 p.m. The 2019 Rays season is presented by Tampa General Hospital.

Monday, September 2 vs. Baltimore Orioles

  • First Pitch: 1:10 p.m.
  • Gates Open: 11:40 a.m.
  • Ticket Special: Salute to Service presented by Suncoast Credit Union—Military and First Responders can receive two (2) complimentary tickets by visiting RaysBaseball.com/specials. Affiliation will be verified by ID.me, a third-party MLB approved verification service. This offer expires the night before the game at midnight.
  • Ticket Special: $2 Kids Tickets—Tickets for kids 14 years and under are $2 with the purchase of a full-price adult ticket. Tickets can be purchased online at RaysBaseball.com/specials or at the BayCare Box Office at Tropicana Field.
  • Ticket Special: Senior Special—200-level tickets for fans 60 years and older are only $15 at RaysBaseball.com/specials or the BayCare Box Office at Tropicana Field, subject to availability.

Tuesday, September 3 vs. Baltimore Orioles (doubleheader)

  • First Pitch: 3:10 p.m. Game 2 will begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of Game 1.
  • Gates Open: 2:00 p.m.
  • Traditional Doubleheader: With Hurricane Dorian causing severe weather conditions throughout the southeastern U.S., the Rays and Major League Baseball rescheduled Wednesday’s game as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Tuesday. This will be the third doubleheader in Tropicana Field history. See separate press release for more details on the doubleheader, including ticketing information.

Thursday, September 5 vs. Toronto Blue Jays

  • First Pitch: 7:10 p.m.
  • Gates Open: 5:40 p.m.
  • Ticket Special: $2 Kids Tickets—Tickets for kids 14 years and under are $2 with the purchase of a full-price adult ticket. Tickets can be purchased online at RaysBaseball.com/specials or at the BayCare Box Office at Tropicana Field.
  • The Rays Artist Print Series: In partnership with Creative Pinellas, an arts agency working to facilitate a vibrant and sustainable arts community, the Rays crafted an opportunity for artists in Tampa Bay to design prints that celebrate the hometown baseball team and honor the unique culture of the region. Each artist selected was invited to create a piece that represents her or his own style and interpretation of the Rays brand. The limited-edition sixth of seven prints will be released on September 5 and can be purchased for $30 at the Rays Republic Team Store. Designed by Beth Reynolds, the Director of Photography at the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg, the black-and-white photograph of a Rays baseball inside a bucket of balls represents her love for the feel of a baseball, which has held the same design for nearly a century. For more information, visit RaysBaseball.com/printseries.

Friday, September 6 vs. Toronto Blue Jays

  • First Pitch: 7:10 p.m.
  • Gates Open: 5:40 p.m.
  • Ticket Special: $7.11 Tickets—For all Friday home games, fans may purchase 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. Tickets are limited and fans are encouraged to purchase in advance.
  • Beer Special: $5 Budweisers on the Budweiser Porch—For all Friday home games, fans 21 and over can head to the Budweiser Porch for $5 Bud and Bud Lights. Please drink responsibly.

Saturday, September 7 vs. Toronto Blue Jays

  • First Pitch: 6:10 p.m.
  • Gates Open: 4:40 p.m.
  • Promotion: Pajama Pants presented by Hooters. Available for all fans while supplies last.
  • Ticket Special: Salute to Service $15 Tickets—The Rays have extended their Salute to Service promotion, presented by Suncoast Credit Union, to include $15 tickets for this game, a savings of up to 75 percent off the single-game ticket price. Military and First Responders can purchase up to four (4) tickets only through RaysBaseball.com/specials. This offer expires the night before the game at midnight. Affiliation will be verified by ID.me.

Sunday, September 8 vs. Toronto Blue Jays

  • First Pitch: 1:10 p.m.
  • Gates Open: 11:40 a.m.
  • Promotion: Pillowcase Set presented by GTE Financial. Available for fans 14 years and under while supplies last.
  • Ticket Special: Family Packs presented by Coca-Cola—For select Sunday home games, fans can purchase Family Packs, which include three (3) or more Outfield tickets and a 20 oz. Coke product with each ticket purchased. Family Pack tickets start at $17 per ticket and can be purchased at the BayCare Box Office at Tropicana Field or online at RaysBaseball.com/specials.
  • Dog Day at the Rays: Sunday, September 8 is Dog Day at the Rays, presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka - Vodka for Dog People. For just $30 ($40 value), the specially-priced ticket package includes a seat for a fan and their dog in the GTE Financial Party Deck and a Rays Dog Day themed item. During Dog Day, the Rays will host a charity raffle benefiting SPCA Tampa Bay, an animal welfare agency that runs an open-admission animal shelter, pet training facility and public veterinary center in Pinellas County. Fans can visit the GTE Financial Party Deck during Dog Day to purchase charity raffle tickets and enter to win Rays autographed memorabilia and experiences. Dog Day tickets can be purchased online at RaysBaseball.com/dogday and the deadline to purchase tickets is September 6 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Bats N’ Brews: The Rays and iHeartMedia Tampa Bay’s “Bats N’ Brews” radio show, presented by Budweiser, airs live from the Budweiser Porch in center field and features Laura and Brody from the Mix 100.7 Morning Show.
  • For the Kids: Sundays are Family Fun Days, courtesy of Tampa General Hospital. Every Sunday home game will feature free parking for cars with four or more passengers and a variety of postgame activities for kids, including Kids Run the Bases and a DJ Kitty Dance Party. For the sixth consecutive season, concourse activities will be complimentary for kids 14 years and under on Sundays. In addition, two Rays players will sign autographs for kids 14 years and under along the right field stands from 12:00–12:30 p.m.

Additional Homestand Notes

  • Split the Pot: For all home games, fans can purchase Split the Pot raffle tickets at Tropicana Field as well as online at RaysBaseball.com/splitthepot. Both Tropicana Field and online raffle ticket purchases build to the same pot for a larger payout for each raffle winner. To purchase raffle tickets online, fans must be located in one of the following nine counties: Charlotte, Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota. Proceeds from Split the Pot benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization and the official charity of the Rays, and the Ted Williams Foundation.
  • The Outfielder Bar & Grill and Ballpark & Rec, presented by Samuel Adams, Early Entry: Located behind center field at Tropicana Field, the Outfielder Bar & Grill and Ballpark & Rec, presented by Samuel Adams, will open to fans three hours prior to first pitch for all home games at 4:10 p.m. or later.
  • Brandon Lowe’s Home Runs for Hope: For every home run hit by Brandon Lowe this season, he and the Rays Baseball Foundation will each donate $100 to the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. The Crisis Center provides a range of services to ensure no one in the community faces a crisis alone.
  • Rays Wives New Era Apparel: The Rays Wives recently designed and launched a New Era women’s and youth apparel line, available for purchase at the Rays Republic Team Store. A portion of the proceeds from the Rays Wives merchandise, identified by a Rays Wives hang tag, benefits the Rays Baseball Foundation, the official charity of the Tampa Bay Rays.