The Tampa Bay Rays stadium saga showed signs of moving toward a conclusion this week with not just one, but two huge announcements coming from both sides of the bay.
Sternberg still appears to be trying to create a bidding war between two metropolitan areas that haven’t shown much interest in bidding, while also declaring that both cities will end up half-winners, which is not how bidding wars work at all.
With the decision to pull back the back wall signage, we — the fans — feel a little better about things.
Here’s a quick activity. Stand up, head toward your front door, and walk toward your neighbor’s yard. Knock on their door and ask if you could have 60% of their property to open up an unspecified business. After that, kindly tell them that they are entitled to none of the profits even though they were never compensated for their land. I’m sure that would go over well.
With the first full-squad workout scheduled less than 24-hours from now, all of the position players are now in camp with Randy Arozarena, Ji-Man Choi, Yandy Diaz, Lucius Fox, and Nate Lowe being the last to arrive.