Photos: The last Rays home game at Charlotte Sports Park
Fans pour into the gates at 11:00 today, April 1, 2009, for the last home Rays game against the Twins at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte. Attendance for spring training games was up for the Rays and they broke the 100,000 mark for the first time in franchise history.
Gabe Gross is congratulated in the dugout by Joe Maddon after his fifth inning solo homer off of Philip Humber which tied the game at 1-1.
Matt Joyce hits a double in the fourth inning
Susan Rossi of Punta Gorda thanks the Rays for relocating their spring home to Port Charlotte before the last home Rays game against the Twins at Charlotte Sports Park.
Akinori Iwamura beat out R.A. Dickey to first in the first inning.
Fans watch the last Rays home game against the Twins
Matt Joyce bats in front of a packed crowd this afternoon.
Fans watch the last home spring training game between the Rays and Twins
Chris Richard throws his hat to the crowd after the game.