Stuart Sternberg

  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 20, 2015 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 4, Twins 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Your browser does not support iframes. THE TELLING: Mikie Mahtook, Enny Romero, and Vince Belnome were the latest cuts […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg groaning when Juan Francisco swings at a first pitch is the best

    Stuart Sternberg groaning when Juan Francisco swings at a first pitch is the best

    March 19, 2015 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

    Stuart Sternberg is a Wall Street guy. So it is easy to forget, that unlike a lot of the new-age owners, he is a legit baseball fan. Because of his fandom, it is always fun to see his in-game interviews with Todd Kalas when Sternberg refuses to stop watching the […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg Is Still Bitter About How Joe Maddon Ended Up With The Cubs

    Stuart Sternberg Is Still Bitter About How Joe Maddon Ended Up With The Cubs

    December 9, 2014 at 3:15 pm 7 comments

    Earlier today we talked about Stuart Sternberg’s appearance on the MLB Network and his comments regarding the new stadium. Later in the interview Sternberg was also asked if he was still bitter about how Joe Maddon left the Rays and ended up as the manager of the Chicago Cubs. Straight […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg Says He Will Not Move The Rays But Somebody Else May

    Stuart Sternberg Says He Will Not Move The Rays But Somebody Else May

    December 9, 2014 at 2:52 pm 13 comments

    The big news this week is the agreement reached between the Rays and the City of St. Pete that grants the team permission to look for a new stadium in Hillsborough county and also sets the price the Rays would have to pay to get out of their contract with […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg: Rays Will Be At The Trop At Least 5 More Years

    Stuart Sternberg: Rays Will Be At The Trop At Least 5 More Years

    December 9, 2014 at 2:14 pm 1 comment

    Earlier today, Stuart Sternberg was a guest on the MLB Network’s “High Heat,” and was asked about a number of topics including the new agreement that would allow the Rays to buy their way out of their contract with the city of St. Pete to use Tropicana Field. Sternberg was […]

     
  • Stuart Sternberg Vows To Cut Payroll In 2015

    Stuart Sternberg Vows To Cut Payroll In 2015

    September 10, 2014 at 5:42 pm 10 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays opened the 2014 season with a payroll of $82.1 million, the largest in franchise history. But according to Stuart Sternberg, that was an “enormous aberration” and won’t happen again next season. #Rays Sternberg says 2015 payroll is “clearly going to be lower” than than this year’s […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Lattest Folly

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Lattest Folly

    August 11, 2014 at 7:30 am 7 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Cubs 3, RAYS 2 (12; boxscore) THE GOOD: Brad Boxberger. From now on, if Joe Maddon turns to Jim Hickey and says “get Balfour ready” at […]

     
  • Sternberg Says ‘Clock Is Ticking’ On Rays’ Stadium And It May Be Ticking Towards 2016

    Sternberg Says ‘Clock Is Ticking’ On Rays’ Stadium And It May Be Ticking Towards 2016

    April 1, 2014 at 10:05 am 12 comments

    Stuart Sternberg was in attendance on opening day and, of course, the subject of a new stadium came up. “Progress isn’t going to happen with one meeting or another…It’s going to happen with like minds coming together and figuring out what’s best for the citizens of St. Petersburg and Tampa […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    [THE HANGOVER] Odds And Ends For Opening Day

    March 31, 2014 at 7:30 am 1 comment

    Happy Opening Day, everybody! We have a bunch of posts on tap today. But before we get to those, here are some links to get the day started. Also, the Rays played in Montgomery on Saturday against the Biscuits, which produced this amazing photo of Ben Zobrist wearing a Biscuit […]

     
  • Value Of The Rays Has Risen 132% Since Stuart Sternberg Took Over

    Value Of The Rays Has Risen 132% Since Stuart Sternberg Took Over

    March 27, 2014 at 12:48 pm 2 comments

    The New York Yankees are still the most valuable team in baseball with a value of $2.5 billion according to the latest franchise valuations released by Forbes.com. The least valuable team is our own Tampa Bay Rays, with a value of $485 million, or about 19% of the value of […]