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St. Pete council vote on Rays stadium deal delayed

St. Pete council vote on Rays stadium deal delayed

ST. PETERSBURG — An OK for the Tampa Bay Rays to seek a new home will not come for at least one more week.
Published: 12/10/14
Updated: 12/11/14
Hillsborough’s next step: Determining Rays stadium site

Hillsborough’s next step: Determining Rays stadium site

Now that St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman has proposed a deal to let the Tampa Bay Rays explore new stadium sites — pending city council approval — Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and a group of negotiators will explore which Hillsborough Co...
Published: 12/10/14
Rays notebook: Maddon relying on Martinez in dugout

Rays notebook: Maddon relying on Martinez in dugout

Joe Maddon touched on a number of topics at the winter meetings, including Davey Martinez, who left the Rays after being passed over as a final candidate to replace Maddon and joined Maddon in Chicago.
Published: 12/09/14
Updated: 12/10/14
Stability on Rays’ coaching staff should help Cash

Stability on Rays’ coaching staff should help Cash

Kevin Cash seems like a risky hire, given his age and lack of experience as a big-league manager, but the Tampa Bay Rays don’t see it as much of a risk, and one reason is because of the coaching staff.
Published: 12/09/14
Updated: 12/10/14
Sternberg: Rays 'doomed to leave' without new stadium soon

Sternberg: Rays 'doomed to leave' without new stadium soon

  ST. PETERSBURG — With a proposed deal to let the Tampa Bay Rays explore new stadium sites awaiting City Council approval, Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg is warning that the team will leave the Tampa Bay area unless it gets a new place...
Published: 12/09/14
Updated: 12/10/14
Transcript: Sternberg says Rays move ‘a reality’ without new stadium

Transcript: Sternberg says Rays move ‘a reality’ without new stadium

Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg said today his team is “doomed to leave” if it doesn’t get a new stadium.
Published: 12/09/14
Updated: 12/10/14
Kriseman still expects Rays to choose St. Petersburg

Kriseman still expects Rays to choose St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman may have opened the door for the Tampa Bay Rays to leave St. Petersburg but he said he still thinks the team will realize his city remains the best place for a ballpark.
Published: 12/09/14
St. Pete reaches deal to let Rays out of contract for cash

St. Pete reaches deal to let Rays out of contract for cash

ST. PETERSBURG — After years of deadlock, Mayor Rick Kriseman and Tampa Bay Rays owners have agreed on a deal to let the Rays explore new stadium sites in Tampa Bay in exchange for up to $24 million in compensation for the city. ...
Published: 12/08/14
Updated: 12/09/14

Rays notebook: Silverman weighs options for club’s new bench coach

Rays president of baseball operations Matt Silverman said Monday the next bench coach might or might not have managing experience and might or might not be a traditional bench coach.
Published: 12/08/14
Updated: 12/09/14
Cash embracing his opportunity as MLB’s youngest manager

Cash embracing his opportunity as MLB’s youngest manager

Kevin Cash makes his first public appearance as Rays manager, sitting to the right of president of baseball operations Matt Silverman on Monday at the winter meetings in San Diego.
Published: 12/08/14
Updated: 12/09/14