New Stadium

  • Getting Out Of The Trop Lease Might Be Easy For The Rays…Or Not

    September 24, 2009 at 2:05 pm 10 comments

    Stephen Nohlgren of the St. Pete Times spoke to several people, including St. Pete Mayoral candidates about whether or not the Tampa Bay Rays can get out of their lease and move to another city. One of the biggest sticking points may be how a judge interprets the lease and […]

     
  • New Stadium Findings Released, Old Plans Suddenly Don’t Look So Bad

    August 21, 2009 at 10:00 am 14 comments

    You know that group that has been researching a new stadium for the Rays for what seems like a decade? That same group, A Baseball Coalition, that has absolutely no authoritative power whatsoever? Well, their long-awaited findings were released yesterday, most of which is garners a gigantic “Duh.” Let’s sum […]

     
  • Rays New Stadium Now Sounds Like Wishful Thinking

    July 14, 2009 at 11:00 am 6 comments

    You know that group that has been investigating the viability of various locations in Tampa and St. Petersburg for a new Rays stadium? The group that apparently has zero authority whatsoever? Well, they released their initial findings, and they are about as bad as can be. On the possibility of […]

     
  • [Happy Hour] The One Where We Discuss Dirtbag’s Return, A Tampa Ballpark And That Fat Dog Elvis

    June 26, 2009 at 3:50 pm 5 comments

    Bunch of links starting to pile up today so let’s dust off the “Happy Hour” feature… DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… Evan Longoria is back in the lineup tonight. [Rays Report] The Group looking for a new home for the Rays, A Baseball Community, is now looking at potential sites in Tampa […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Joyce Vs Gabe O’ The Day, Dirtbag’s Hammy And BJ Remembering Where First Base Is

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Joyce Vs Gabe O’ The Day, Dirtbag’s Hammy And BJ Remembering Where First Base Is

    June 3, 2009 at 7:07 am 35 comments

    Time to bring back the GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Matt Joyce. Yeah. We can’t wait to hear the Rays reasoning for sending Joyce back to Durham when everybody is […]

     
  • Rays Stadium Issue May Get Worse Before It Gets Better

    June 1, 2009 at 2:00 pm 26 comments

    Aaron Sharockman of the St. Pete Times, who is to the Rays new stadium as Rachel Nichols is to Brett Favre, has the latest on the quest to find a home for a new Rays stadium. And if this latest report is any indication, things do not sound promising. All […]

     
  • Looking At What The New Marlins Stadium Means For The Rays

    Looking At What The New Marlins Stadium Means For The Rays

    March 26, 2009 at 12:00 pm 2 comments

    Earlier this week, Miami approved a $634 million stadium (right) for the Florida Marlins. While St. Pete Mayoral candidates are sparring over where to build a new stadium for the Rays,  John Romano takes a look at how that deal does and does not affect the Rays quest for a […]

     
  • Could The Rays Future Home Be The Trop…Without A Roof? [Update]

    Could The Rays Future Home Be The Trop…Without A Roof? [Update]

    March 16, 2009 at 12:00 pm 8 comments

    [Update: 10:00am] Marc Topkin confirms our speculation. Among other potential improvements, the Rays have asked HOK to look at the possibility of a retractable roof at Tropicana Field, with a report, and cost estimate, due by late April. [Wednesday] The St. Pete Times has an update on the Rays’ pursuit […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Kazmir Gives Up Game At Crucial Moment

    [THE HANGOVER] Kazmir Gives Up Game At Crucial Moment

    June 23, 2008 at 10:20 am 2 comments

    THE GOOD: Evan Longoria’s home run in the 2nd, his 12th. We don’t want to stretch this comparison too much, but Dirtbag’s stance and swing have always reminded us of Alex Rodriguez and both hitters are very similar in that they both generate an immense amount of power despite having […]

     
  • [NEW STADIUM] POWW Is Altering Images To Try And Discredit Rays

    [NEW STADIUM] POWW Is Altering Images To Try And Discredit Rays

    June 19, 2008 at 11:29 am 5 comments

    The work done by SCB is just too good to be lost in the “Webtopia”. At this post, they have outlined several instances in which the anti-waterfront stadium group POWW (Protect Our Wallets and Waterfront) has altered images to support their campaign to discredit the Tampa Bay Rays and their […]