Tampa Bay Rays brass met with Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, as well as alleged land scamming Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan, on Monday, as they continued their 2020 fan disenfranchisement (and/or PTSD triggering) tour.
Another day, another loss. The Tampa Bay Rays dropped the series opener against the Red Sox on Monday in ugly fashion, 9-4.
“Why create a petition? The answer is simple. We are fans of the team, yet we are not being heard. Many in the local media appear to be more interested in helping Sternberg play the leverage game than they are holding him accountable by asking tough questions. In an ideal world, the viral nature of the internet will give us a volume that cannot be ignored.”
On Tuesday, Stu Sternberg, flanked by team presidents Brian Auld and Matt Silverman, will hold a press conference at the Dali Museum, where they will pitch a twin-city proposal wherein the Rays would split their season in St. Petersburg and Montreal ― a surreal proposition befitting the location of the press conference.
The Times printed an anonymous editorial piece on Friday that runs counter to the beat and is an important centering argument that everyone should read.