Tropicana Field

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Best Opening Weekend Fun With The Florida Grapefruit League

It’s such an American sign of spring: millions of baseball fans altering their lives to watch their teams train in Florida in March. Whether your heart belongs to the Tampa Bay Rays, the New York Yankees or the Philadelphia Phillies, learn your team with this guide to the Florida Grapefruit League.

02/25/2012

The Rays new mascot DJ Kitty from his Twitter account @RaysDJKitty. The new mascot with be at Saturday's Rays Fan Fest (Photo Credit: Tampa Bay Rays)

Rays Have a Cat as a New Mascot

There’s a band new cat in town and he’s going to be a mascot for the Tampa Bay Rays starting this season.

CBS Tampa–02/16/2012

Green Bay Packers v Minnesota Vikings

Late TD Lifts West to 24-17 win in Shrine Game at Trop

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Thankful for another opportunity to bolster his resume for pro scouts, Lennon Creer made the most of his experience in the East-West Shrine game.

The Louisiana Tech running back scored on a 9-yard run with 47 seconds remaining Saturday and earned the offensive MVP award for lifting the West to a 24-17 victory.

CBS Tampa–01/21/2012

East-West Shrine Game at Tropicana Field

T. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – All of NFL, including the Buccaneers scouts, will be watching East-West Shrine Game today at Tropicana Field today.

CBS Tampa–01/21/2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MARCH 27: during practice for the IndyCar Series Honda Grand Prix of St.Petersburg on March 27, 2010 on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

5 Best Things Happening in Tampa Bay

It’s a busy weekend in Tampa Bay. There is so much holiday fun going on that it’s hard to figure out what is the best event for you to go to. We’ve done the planning for you all you have to do is the pick the one you like the best. Here are our top 5 best weekend happenings.

CBS Tampa–12/17/2011

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A Guide To Tropicana Field

Opened in 1998, Tropicana Field is a fixed-domed stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida – home to Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays since the team’s inaugural season that same year.

CW44–12/17/2011

Tropicana Field is filled with fans as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays play  against the Florida Marlins June 26, 2004.  The Rays won 6 to 4. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)





















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College Football’s Beef O’ Brady’s Bowl with FIU vs. Marshall

Post season college football is coming to St. Petersburg. The 2011 Beef O’ Brady’s Bowl is Tuesday night December 20, 2011. The game between FIU’s Miami Panthers and Marshall’s Thundering Herd starts at 8p.m. on Tuesday.

CBS Tampa–12/16/2011

Matt Moore (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Rays agree with Matt Moore on long-term contract

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — has parlayed a brief, impressive major league debut into a long-term contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.

12/10/2011

Coach Mario Cristobal of the Florida International University Golden Panthers.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Marshall to meet FIU in Beef O’Brady’s Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Marshall is capping a late-season run with a return to postseason play, while Florida International will be looking to punctuate a historic season when the Thundering Herd and Golden Panthers matchup in the Beef O’Brady’s Bowl.

12/05/2011

Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez are Introduced by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays

What’s Next for the Rays?

St. Petersburg, Fla. (CBS) With a young team heading into the 2011 season, the Tampa Bay Rays weren’t expected to do much. Matt Garza, Carl Crawford, Carlos Pena and Rafael Soriano were headed out of […]

CBS Sports 1010–11/03/2011

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