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(AUDIO) What is the Best Sports Venue in Tampa Bay?

Do you love to rock it at the Trop? See and be seen at the Forum? Or do you most enjoy cheering on the Bucs at Ray Jay? You can make a case for each. […]

98.7 The Fan–04/06/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 5:  James Loney #21 of the Tampa Bay Rays follows through on a two-run double sending in the go ahead run during the eighth inning of a game against the Texas Rangers on April 5, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Loney Keys Rays’ 5-4 Win Over Rangers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — James Loney hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Saturday night. Loney lined an opposite-field drive off […]

98.7 The Fan–04/05/2014

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Escobar And Rays Agree On 2-year Extension

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shortstop Yunel Escobar and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a two-year contract extension covering 2015 and 2016 worth a guaranteed $13 million. The deal announced Saturday also includes […]

98.7 The Fan–04/05/2014

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(AUDIO) Ryan Hanigan: I’d Like Replay to Be a Little More Effecient

St. Petersburg, FL (98.7 The Fan) – Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan joined Rich and guest host Marc Ryan to discuss the Rays opening series against the Blue Jays and how he likes his new home […]

98.7 The Fan–04/04/2014

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(AUDIO) Booger: Rays Fans Just Don’t Care

Opening Day was a smash hit for the Rays. The team sold out The Trop and started the season off 1-0. But after two losses with little to no offensive production and attendance numbers barely […]

98.7 The Fan–04/03/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Tampa Bay reinvents Old Ballgame By Rich Herrera

The Rays announced this week the deal to extend the contract of Chris Archer to a long-term deal that locks him up for years to pitch for the Tampa Bay Rays. While hardly earth shattering […]

98.7 The Fan–04/03/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 2:  Jose Bautista #19 of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrates his solo home run in front of catcher Jose Molina #28 of the Tampa Bay Rays during the seventh inning of a game on April 2, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Buehrle, Bautista Help Jays Beat Rays 3-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mark Buehrle allowed four hits over 8 2- innings, Jose Bautista homered twice, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Wednesday night. Buehrle (1-0) struck […]

98.7 The Fan–04/02/2014

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(AUDIO) Chris Archer Will Use His New Contract to Make His Parents Debt Free

The Rays signed Chris Archer to a 6 year extension worth $25 million dollars today and the starter joined Booger and Rich to discuss his new contract. Archer said that the new contract took a […]

98.7 The Fan–04/02/2014

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Chris Archer, Rays Agree To 8-Year Contract

ST. PETERSBURG, FL– The Rays have locked up Chris Archer for their long-term future. On Wednesday the Rays announced they agreed to a eight-year contract with the 25 year-old right hander, six years guaranteed. The […]

98.7 The Fan–04/02/2014