Rays host White Sox, Red Sox in six-game homestand

Highlights Include Blake Snell Replica Jersey and Playing Cards

July 18th, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field tomorrow to host the Chicago White Sox (July 19-21) and Boston Red Sox (July 22-24) in a six-game homestand. The 2019 Rays season is presented by Tampa General Hospital.

Friday, July 19 vs. Chicago White Sox

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.

Ticket Special: $10 Student Tickets—Students with a valid .edu email address can purchase $10 tickets to select home games. This ticket special includes a voucher for a free hot dog and 20 oz. Coke product with each ticket purchased. Offer available online only at RaysBaseball.com/specials.

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, July 20 vs. Chicago White Sox

First Pitch: 6:10 p.m.

Gates Open: 4:40 p.m.

Promotion: Blake Snell Replica Jersey presented by Suncoast Credit Union. Available for all fans while supplies last.

Tommy Pham to Host Gulfport Little League: Courtesy of Tommy Pham, players from Gulfport Little League will get to meet the Rays outfielder and will receive passes to watch batting practice on the field before the game.

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 Big Rig from 98Rock.

Sunday, July 21 vs. Chicago White Sox

First Pitch: 1:10 p.m.

Gates Open: 11:40 a.m.

Promotion: Playing Cards presented by Tech Data. 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.

Christmas in July: The Rays will be celebrating “Christmas in July” at Tropicana Field on Sunday, July 21. There will be Christmas-themed entertainment and characters throughout the concourse, including Santa and Mrs. Claus. In addition, Santa Claus will be throwing out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the game.

Rays on the Runway: The 13th annual Rays on the Runway returns on Sunday, July 21 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront. Rays players, coaches and Rays Wives will walk the fashion runway with “Dream Children” from the Children’s Dream Fund to make dreams come true for children with life-threatening illnesses. Event doors open at

6:30 p.m., with player meet-and-greet opportunities before the fashion show begins. Proceeds from the event benefit the Children’s Dream Fund, a local nonprofit organization that makes dreams come true for seriously-ill children living in West Central Florida. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit childrensdreamfund.org.

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.

Monday, July 22 vs. Boston Red Sox

First Pitch: 7:10 p.m.

Gates Open: 5:40 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23 vs. Boston Red Sox

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.

Tuesday’s Champion: Before every Tuesday home game, the Rays host a youngster from the Make-A-Wish Foundation or Children’s Dream Fund as a part of the “Tuesday’s Champion” program presented by RIPA & Associates. The Rays will host 7-year-old Gavin Shreeve from the Children’s Dream Fund. As part of his special day, Gavin will meet Rays players and coaches during batting practice and throw a ceremonial first pitch.

Wednesday, July 24 vs. Boston Red Sox

First Pitch: 12:10 p.m.

Gates Open: 10:40 a.m.

Promotion: Cheer Sticks presented by Match-Up Promotions. Available for fans 14 years and under while supplies last.

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.

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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.