It is proving harder than expected to put together the land needed for a Tampa Bay Rays ballpark near downtown Tampa, and now local officials are exploring another option in the West Shore area. Read more here.
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred wants Tampa Bay to work a little quicker on getting the Tampa Bay Rays a new ballpark. Read more here. Read more here from Times Sports Columnist Tom Jones.
Well into its search for a new ballpark, the Tampa Bay Rays are finding that the era of easy public money is over. Not only is the Legislature opposed to using state money for stadiums and arenas, but lawmakers are increasingly hostile to using any type of public support — even if local taxpayers agree to it. Read more here.
The brainstorming is well underway for Hillsborough County (FL) officials who are exploring creative ways to fund a new ballpark in Tampa to lure the Tampa Bay Rays from St. Petersburg across the bay. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – From the new Loge Boxes and shaded Cabanas, to the construction of a two-story gift shop, George M. Steinbrenner Field is evolving and changing the way fans will experience Tampa Yankees games and Spring Training games. The $40 million renovation project began in August and is expected to continue until pitchers and catchers report in February. Continue reading