More ticket deals: Buy 2, get 2 Tuesdays; $9.53 seats; another $2 kids night
The Rays announced a series of ticket specials desgined to boost attendance as the team battles for a playoff spot.
* There will be 1,000 lower level seats at Tropicana Field will be available online through raysbaseball.com for $9.53 for every remaining home game this season, in partnership with WDAE 620 AM/95.3 FM.
* There will be a Buy Two, Get Two free deal on outfield seats for all for all remaining Tuesday home games beginning with the Mariners game on Aug, 13 - and including Sept. 10 vs the Red Sox. This offer is available online through raysbaseball.com via coupons that will be appearing regularly in the Times.
* There will be another $2 Kids Night on Wednesday, Aug. 14 vs. Seattle. Fans who buy one full-priced ticket online in select seating areas can buy up to three tickets for kids 2-14 for $2 each. There also will be free parking in team lots for cars with four or more passengers. The first $2 Kids Night on July 31 drew drew 25,095, including approximately 9,700 kids.
* For any game, fans who buy four or more tickets via raysbaseball.com will receive 10 percent off face value.
“All of us at the Rays have been excited by the way the team has performed and the way our fans have responded,” team president Matt Silverman said in a statement. “This second half push is designed to get all Rays fans out to the ballpark for ‘One More Game.’ We’re grateful to our partners WDAE and the Tampa Bay Times for helping bring all this together.”
The Rays averaged 28,700 fans for their three games against the Giants last weekend, which they said was their best attended three-game home series since April 6-8, 2012. The Rays had nearly 32,000 on Saturday and a sellout Sunday, running their record to 48-16 with regular season home crowds of 30,000 or more since 2008.
For more information on the ticket specials, see raysbaseball.com or 1-888-FAN-RAYS.