Attendance

  • Jake Odorizzi has a refreshing take on the Rays’ attendance problems

    Jake Odorizzi has a refreshing take on the Rays’ attendance problems

    March 25, 2016 at 2:14 pm 2 comments

    Jake Odorizzi was a guest on MLB Network’s “High Heat” on Friday and, of course, attendance was brought up when he was asked how tough it is to play in front of such small crowds when the team is playing well. Instead of whining about how hard it is to […]

     
  • We just got our first sign that attendance will be just as bad in 2016

    We just got our first sign that attendance will be just as bad in 2016

    February 27, 2016 at 6:21 pm 8 comments

    The Rays hosted their annual Fan Fest on Saturday and by all accounts everybody had a great time and the Rays raised nearly $70,000 for the Rays Baseball Foundation and ALS research. Unfortunately, it also gave us our first hint about attendance this season and it is not good. According […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] A good sign that Matt Moore is finally back

    [THE HANGOVER] A good sign that Matt Moore is finally back

    September 18, 2015 at 10:23 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. Orioles 4, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Matt Moore is back! Hopefully. We need to see more, but he was definitely back for at least one […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 27, 2015 at 8:37 am 4 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Twins 5, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Always nice to see Evan Longoria go yard because it could be the start of another hot streak. On […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 26, 2015 at 8:51 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. Twins 11, RAYS 7 (boxscore) THE GOOD: James Loney took news of his suspension well, going 3-5, driving in 3. Kevin Kiermaier also added 3 hits. THE BAD: […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 12, 2015 at 8:17 am 10 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 2, Braves 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Erasmo Ramirez got off to a shaky start but settled down nicely. After giving up 4 hits to the first 8 batters […]

     
  • Rays attendance is hard to look at, difficult to ignore

    Rays attendance is hard to look at, difficult to ignore

    July 16, 2015 at 11:41 am 19 comments

    The Rays finished dead-last in attendance last season at 1.45 million with just 17,857 tickets distributed per game, and with more than half of the home games in the books, it is clear things are a lot worse this year. Through 48 home games, the Rays are averaging just 14,730 fans per […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 11, 2015 at 7:57 am 6 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, Angels 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria returned to the lineup and hit a home run in the 3rd inning to give the Rays the […]

     
  • Attendance for Rays games is on pace to be worst in MLB in 9 years

    Attendance for Rays games is on pace to be worst in MLB in 9 years

    May 28, 2015 at 3:47 pm 12 comments

    The Rays finished dead-last in attendance last season at 1.45 million with just 17,857 tickets distributed per game, and with one-third of the home games in the books, it is clear things are a lot worse this year. Through 27 home games, the Rays are averaging just 14,650 fans per […]

     
  • Rays president calls poor attendance a ‘distraction’ the team tries to ignore

    Rays president calls poor attendance a ‘distraction’ the team tries to ignore

    May 27, 2015 at 11:56 am 15 comments

    Rays President of Baseball Operations Matt Silverman was a guest on MLB Network’s “High Heat” and had some interesting comments regarding the team’s continued struggle with attendance. Buried amongst the other standard Raysian clichés (they have payroll flexibility, getting Desmond Jennings back is like trading for a hitter!, etc.) Silverman […]