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.
Hot on the heels of a four-game sweep against the Kansas City Royals, the Tampa Bay Rays welcome the Boston Red Sox into the Trop for a three-game series.
A few crucial aspects of the team’s pitch were intentionally left off the agenda yesterday, most notably a discussion about how to fund the project.
The Rays came one step closer to solidifying their Opening Day roster, acquiring utility-player Rob Refsnyder from Cleveland for cash considerations.
Chris Archer put the Rays behind early on Friday, as Tampa Bay fell to the San Francisco Giants, 5-1.