Want a one-foot by one-foot piece of the Rays old FieldTurf? It will cost you $25 at next weekend’s FanFest, and all proceeds go to charity. For comparison, the Yankees sold one square-foot chunks of old Yankee Stadium sod for $120.

Of course, the Yankees may have missed their price-mark. Two years later, and they still haven’t sold all of the sod.


  • Major League Baseball teams gave free agents a lot of money this winter. [Business Insider]
  • Here is a transcript of Johnny Damon’s recent interview with JP Peterson of WQYK 1010 AM. [Sports Radio Interviews]
  • David Bloom makes a case for giving Matt Joyce a long-term contract. [Rays Baseball Factory]
  • First it was wild boars, now it is bats. Actually we told you about this last week, but here is a video clip of the bats at the Rays Spring Training complex. [Big League Stew]
  • Manny Delcarmen turned down an offer from the Rays to join the Mariners. [Seattle P-I]
  • Casey Kotchman, BJ Upton and Scott Kazmir all make Tom Singer’s list of “Re-Start All-Stars.” [MLB]
  • Josh Hamilton signed a two-year deal with the Rangers for $24 million. [MLB Trade Rumors]




  1. Sarah says:

    How do they keep the sod green for two years?


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