Rays Press Releases
Rays Celebrate Jackie Robinson, Breaking Barriers Friday
The Tampa Bay Rays will honor Jackie Robinson Day through the organization's Breaking Barriers celebration tomorrow. Although Major League Baseball's official Jackie Robinson Day was during the team's road trip on April 15 in Boston, the Rays organization will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier in 1947 by recognizing community champions prior to and during tomorrow's 7:10 p.m. game against the Houston Astros at Tropicana Field.
Rays host Tigers, Astros in six-game homestand
The Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field tomorrow for a six-game homestand against the Detroit Tigers (April 18-20) and Houston Astros (April 21-23). The 2017 Rays Baseball season is presented by Tampa General Hospital.
Rays & iHeartMedia Tampa Announce New Radio Show Bats n' Brews
As an extension of their partnership, the Tampa Bay Rays and iHeartMedia have launched "Bats N' Brews," a new, one-of-a-kind radio show that will air live during all 13 Rays home games on Friday nights at Tropicana Field.
Rays begin 20th season tomorrow vs. Yankees
The Tampa Bay Rays open the 2017 Major League Baseball regular season on Sunday, April 2 at 1:10 p.m. against the New York Yankees as part of a two-team, seven-game homestand.
2017 Rays Opening Day roster
In advance of tomorrow's roster deadline, the Rays will select OF Peter Bourjos, RH Tommy Hunter, C Jesús Sucre and 1B Rickie Weeks Jr. to the major league roster.
Longoria home runs will support Pet Pal animal shelter
Since 2012, Longoria's 128 home runs have generated $61,300 for the shelter.
Tampa Bay Rays install Shaw Sports turf field
Just in time for the start of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, crews have completed installation of an all-new playing surface for the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
Rays sell out 12th consecutive home opener
The Tampa Bay Rays have announced the 2017 season opener on Sunday, April 2 at Tropicana Field against the New York Yankees is sold out, marking the 12th consecutive season the Rays have sold out the home opener. It is the longest home opener sellout streak among Tampa Bay's major sports franchises. The 2017 Rays Baseball season is presented by Tampa General Hospital.
Kids Pep Rally set for Saturday
This Saturday, April 1, the Rays will hold a Kids Pep Rally, presented by Sagicor Life Insurance, at Tropicana Field from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event is open to all ages, with free admission through Gate 1 and parking in Lot 6 and 7.