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  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 19, 2014 at 9:25 am 20 comments

    Two weeks ago we learned that the price for the Rays to buy their way out of their contract with the city of St. Pete to use Tropicana Field — $20 million at most — turned out to be a lot less than we thought it would be. Well, it turns out […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 11, 2014 at 9:25 am 5 comments

    The biggest news in the Raysiverse yesterday is what is going on with some former Rays, or more specifically, the former GM and manager. It should be no surprise to most Rays fans, but Andrew Friedman has been very busy early on with the Dodgers. He was busy with the […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • The Price For The Rays To Get Out Of The Trop Contract Is A Lot Smaller Than We Feared

    The Price For The Rays To Get Out Of The Trop Contract Is A Lot Smaller Than We Feared

    December 8, 2014 at 6:00 pm 11 comments

    $20 million. That’s the most the Rays would have to pay to get of their contract with the city of St. Pete for using Tropicana Field. The Rays have reached an agreement with the city of St. Petersburg that will allow the Rays to explore potential stadium sites in Hillsborough […]

     
  • It Would Cost The Rays As Much As $45 Million To Break Their Tropicana Field Contract

    It Would Cost The Rays As Much As $45 Million To Break Their Tropicana Field Contract

    November 13, 2014 at 2:39 pm 8 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays and the City of St. Pete appear to be nearing a deal that would allow the Rays to “explore new stadium sites in Hillsborough County” and a deal could be reached before Christmas according to Stephen Nohlgren and Charlie Frago of TampaBay.com. Meh. That’s nice, I […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    November 13, 2014 at 8:41 am 10 comments

    Andrew Friedman had a funny comment about hitting the lottery with the Dodgers payroll. Andrew Friedman says laughing that he needs ‘crash course” on luxury tax rules now he has left #Rays for #Dodgers — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) November 12, 2014 From the outhouse to the penthouse, I guess. THE […]

     
  • The Rays Have Two Years Left To Get A New Stadium Approved

    The Rays Have Two Years Left To Get A New Stadium Approved

    November 5, 2014 at 11:59 am 5 comments

    Earlier today we talked about the latest report linking the Rays to Montreal. But there was another small detail that most overlooked, something we have talked about here in the past. If the Rays are going to stay in the Tampa Bay area, they need to have a new stadium […]

     
  • Buying The Rays Out Of Their ‘Lease’ Is Not As Easy As Some National Media Members Seem To Think

    Buying The Rays Out Of Their ‘Lease’ Is Not As Easy As Some National Media Members Seem To Think

    November 3, 2014 at 12:44 pm 7 comments

    Ironically, Howard Megdal of USA Today, has a new column titled “Fixing Rays, World Series doesn’t take a brain surgeon.” While it may not take a brain surgeon it does take a better understanding of the situation than demonstrated by Megdal. Megdal offers two potential solutions to the situation: “One […]

     
  • The Montreal Rumors Are Picking Up And It’s A Huge Gamble For The Rays And MLB

    The Montreal Rumors Are Picking Up And It’s A Huge Gamble For The Rays And MLB

    October 28, 2014 at 12:08 pm 15 comments

    Well, we knew there would be more chatter about the Rays and their mistress, the city of Montreal. The latest comes from Bill Madden of the New York Daily News: And according to sources, Sternberg has had discussions with wealthy Wall Street associates about moving the Rays to Montreal, which […]