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Rays host Tigers, Blue Jays and Marlins in final homestand

Highlights include $10 ticket special and Roberto Clemente Day
September 15, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field tomorrow to conclude their 2021 regular-season home schedule with a 10-game homestand against the Detroit Tigers (September 16-19), Toronto Blue Jays (September 20-22) and Miami Marlins (September 24-26). The 2021 Rays season is presented by Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. Thousands

Ryan Yarbrough named Tampa Bay Rays nominee for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award

September 14, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Major League Baseball has announced that Ryan Yarbrough was named the Tampa Bay Rays 2021 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, the most prestigious individual award for major league players. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a major league player who best represents the game

Rays area supervisor Paul Kirsch passes away

September 6, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays are deeply saddened to announce that longtime area supervisor Paul Kirsch passed away yesterday after a lengthy battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was 65 years old. Kirsch played seven seasons between independent ball and in the minor leagues before serving managerial stints

Rays release 2022 Spring Training Schedule

August 18, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have released their 2022 spring training schedule, which will mark the team’s 14th Grapefruit League season at Charlotte Sports Park. Rays spring training is presented by Visit Tampa Bay, and the 2022 schedule features 32 official Grapefruit League games, including 15 home games at

Rays open two-team, seven-game homestand

Highlights include Tyler Glasnow Bobblehead and Sports Bracelet
August 13, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field on Monday for a two-team, seven-game homestand against the Baltimore Orioles (August 16-19) and Chicago White Sox (August 20-22). The 2021 Rays season is presented by Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. Monday, August 16 vs. Baltimore Orioles

  • First Pitch: 7:10

Rays announce 2022 Regular-Season Schedule

Rays Open on March 31 at Fenway Park; Home Opener is April 8 vs. Orioles
August 4, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have released their 2022 regular-season schedule, which opens with a six-game road trip against the Boston Red Sox (March 31–April 3) and Toronto Blue Jays (April 4-6). All 30 major league clubs released their 2022 schedules today. The schedule is subject to change, and

Rays complete three-player trade with Mariners

July 29, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired right-handed relief pitcher JT Chargois and minor league infielder Austin Shenton from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Diego Castillo. Chargois (SHA-gwah), 30, went 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA (30-IP, 10-ER) in 31 appearances, all in relief, for the

Rays acquire Nelson Cruz from Minnesota Twins

July 22, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Rays have acquired designated hitter Nelson Cruz and minor league right-handed pitcher Calvin Faucher from the Twins for right-handed pitcher Drew Strotman and minor league right-handed pitcher Joe Ryan. Cruz, 41, has hit 436 home runs over 17 seasons in the majors, which ranks 46th in major

Rays announce return of Salute to Service program

Ticket program for military, teachers and first responders
July 14, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have announced the return of the popular Salute to Service program, presented by Jabil Inc. This program is offered to military and veterans, teachers and first responders and provides two complimentary tickets for select regular season home games and discounted ticket opportunities for others.

Rays select shortstop Carson Williams (No. 28) in first round of 2021 MLB First-Year Player Draft

July 11, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have selected shortstop Carson Williams from Torrey Pines (Calif.) High School with the No. 28 pick in the first round of the 2021 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Williams, 18, hit .495/.598/.979 (48-for-97) with 10 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs, 35 RBI

Rays vs. Indians series update

July 5, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Due to the path of Tropical Storm Elsa, the Tampa Bay Rays and Major League Baseball have adjusted the schedule for the three-game series against the Cleveland Indians at Tropicana Field. The game on Tuesday, July 6 has been postponed and rescheduled as a traditional single-admission

Rays to add Wander Franco to Major League roster

June 20, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays are expected to select infielder Wander Franco (WAHN-der FRAHN-co) from Triple-A Durham. To make room on the active roster, right-handed pitcher Drew Rasmussen was optioned to Durham. A corresponding move to the 40-man roster will be announced on Tuesday. Franco, 20, will wear No.

Ticket information for remaining regular season home games

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, June 25 at 10 a.m.; Tropicana Field returns to full capacity on July 5
June 15, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have announced single-game ticket information for home games at Tropicana Field scheduled for July 5–September 26. The 2021 season is presented by Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. With vaccination rates increasing across Florida and continued health and safety protocols in place at Tropicana

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June 9, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have issued the following statement on the condition of Triple-A Durham right-handed pitcher Tyler Zombro, who was hit by a batted ball on June 3: “Late this afternoon, Tyler Zombro was discharged from Duke University Hospital. He and his family will remain in Durham

Rays announce MLB Vaccinate at the Plate event

Team Offering Free COVID-19 Vaccinations and Tickets at Tropicana Field
June 9, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County and Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, have announced details for on-site COVID-19 vaccination opportunities at Tropicana Field from Tuesday, June 15 through Thursday, June 17 as part of Major League Baseball’s league-wide Vaccinate at

Rays host Nationals, Orioles in five-game homestand

Highlights include increased capacity and Raymond jersey keychain
June 7, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field tomorrow for a two-team, five-game homestand against the Washington Nationals (June 8-9) and Baltimore Orioles (June 11-13). The 2021 Rays season is presented by Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. Tuesday, June 8 vs. Washington Nationals

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Statement from the Rays

June 4, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have issued the following update on Triple-A Durham right-handed pitcher Tyler Zombro, who was hit by a batted ball during last night’s game: “As of this morning, Tyler remains under the care of the nurses and doctors at Duke University Hospital. The updates from

Statement from the Tampa Bay Rays

June 3, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have issued the following statement on the condition of Triple-A Durham right-handed pitcher Tyler Zombro, who was hit by a batted ball during tonight’s game: “Tyler Zombro was transported to Duke University Hospital in Durham and is in stable condition. He is

Rays and Suncoast Credit Union launch 14th season of Reading with the Rays

Digital Game Cards Available at RaysBaseball.com/Reading
May 27, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—This summer, the Tampa Bay Rays and Suncoast Credit Union will launch the 14th season of Reading with the Rays—Read Your Way to the Ballpark, an incentive-based reading program that encourages Pre-K to 12th- grade students to read for 24 hours and avoid summer learning loss. Traditionally an

Rays open two-team, five-game homestand

May 24, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field tomorrow for a two-team, five-game homestand against the Kansas City Royals (May 25-27) and Philadelphia Phillies (May 29-30). The 2021 Rays season is presented by Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. Tuesday, May 25 vs. Kansas City Royals

  • First Pitch: 7:10

Rays complete four-player trade with Brewers

May 21, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have traded shortstop Willy Adames and right-handed pitcher Trevor Richards to the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for right-handed relief pitchers J.P. Feyereisen and Drew Rasmussen. Adames, 25, was acquired in the three-team trade that sent left-handed pitcher David Price to the Detroit Tigers on

Single-game ticket information for June home games

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, May 28 at 10 a.m.
May 19, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have announced single-game ticket information for home games at Tropicana Field scheduled for June 8-27. Ticket information for future games will be announced as the season progresses. The 2021 season is presented by Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. With vaccination rates increasing across Florida and

Single-game ticket Information for May home games

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, April 30 at 10 a.m.
April 20, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have announced single-game ticket information for home games at Tropicana Field scheduled for May 11-30. Ticket information for future games will be announced as the season progresses. The 2021 season is presented by Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. The overall capacity of Tropicana

Rays announce second annual Running with the Rays virtual 5K race

Proceeds to benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund
April 14, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-- The Tampa Bay Rays have announced registration is now open for the second annual Running with the Rays, a virtual 5K race, presented by United Concordia Dental. All proceeds benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization and the official charity of the

Rays announce food and beverage offerings

April 8, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays and hospitality partner Levy have announced new and returning food and beverage options, enhanced health and safety measures for concessions and a focused approach on technology to offer a frictionless fan experience as fans are welcomed back to Tropicana Field in 2021.