Tampa Bay Rays Principal Owner Stuart Sternberg issued the following statement regarding the decision by Mayor Rick Kriseman and City Council Chairman Charlie Gerdes not to place the memorandum of understanding on the agenda.
To start off the second year of their partnership, the Tampa Bay Rays, pitcher Chris Archer, and Good Sports presented a variety of new baseball equipment to the Charlotte High School baseball team in an afternoon ceremony.
The Tampa Bay Rays will retire uniform No. 66 in honor of the team's longtime senior advisor Don Zimmer in a pregame ceremony at Tropicana Field on Monday, April 6 when the Rays open the season against the Baltimore Orioles.
As part of the Fifth Annual St. Petersburg International Baseball Series, a team of Rays minor league prospects will host the Canadian Junior National Team at Tropicana Field on Sunday, March 22 at 1:05 p.m.