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  • What Are You Doing With The Trop Turf You Bought At FanFest?

    What Are You Doing With The Trop Turf You Bought At FanFest?

    February 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm 10 comments

    At FanFest on Saturday, the Rays sold one-foot-square pieces of the old turf that was replaced this off-season with all proceeds going to charity. If you couldn’t make it, we have been told there will be other opportunities to purchase pieces of the turf, but that no definitive plans have […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Free Turf, Howell’s Bulk And The Devil Lives

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Free Turf, Howell’s Bulk And The Devil Lives

    February 15, 2011 at 7:29 am 16 comments

    When we first broke the news that the Rays were considering a switch from FieldTurf to AstroTurf for the 2011 season, the Rays told us they were “studying the possibility of AstroTurf’s offer.” Well it turns out that the “offer” was too good to pass up. How good? Free. Robert […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss New Turf, Game Times And Jennings Potential

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss New Turf, Game Times And Jennings Potential

    January 28, 2011 at 7:12 am 8 comments

    Yesterday, AstroTurf and the Rays announced that Tropicana Field would be outfitted with AstroTurf for the 2011 season. Of course, we knew this last April when AstroTurf became the official turf of Major League Baseball. And it was confirmed by Marc Topkin (link?) earlier this off-season. The picture at right […]

     
  • Evan Longoria, Who Now Plays On AstroTurf, Announces 2010 FieldTurf Awards

    January 5, 2011 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

    The Rays will be switching from FieldTurf to AstroTurf for the 2011 season, but Evan Longoria continues to endorse the old stuff. In a press release from FieldTurf, Longoria and FieldTurf announced the 2010 FieldTurf Baseball Awards. Among the winners are the San Francisco Giants, a team that plays on […]

     
  • Evan Longoria’s Latest Endorsement Could Impact Future Of The Trop

    Evan Longoria’s Latest Endorsement Could Impact Future Of The Trop

    May 4, 2010 at 9:00 am 5 comments

    Evan Longoria has signed on to be a spokesperson for FieldTurf… FieldTurf and Tampa Bay Rays All-Star third-baseman Evan Longoria have signed a partnership agreement. The Tampa Bay Rays currently play on FieldTurf at Tropicana Field and initially began play on the world’s most trusted brand of artificial turf in […]

     
  • Rays Considering Switch To AstroTurf For The 2011 Season

    Rays Considering Switch To AstroTurf For The 2011 Season

    April 16, 2010 at 4:55 pm 1 comment

    Major League Baseball and AstroTurf have signed an agreement making AstroTurf baseball’s official provider of synthetic turf. This can be seen on the AstroTurf at the Rogers Center in Toronto which now sports the AstroTurf logo in foul territory (via ESPN). This is significant for the Rays as they represent […]

     
  • The Hangover: Casey Fossum Ineffective In Return To Mound

    The Hangover: Casey Fossum Ineffective In Return To Mound

    April 8, 2007 at 8:00 am 0 comments

    The Rays fell behind big in the first two innings and eventually lost to the Jays 8-5. The big blow in the boxscore was a grand slam by the big hurt. However, Rays starter Casey Fossum never gave his teammates a chance. He gaveup 8 hits and a walk in […]