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Injured Miranda Cosgrove cancels Rays postgame concert

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We feared this might happen a couple of weeks ago, when news broke that iCarly star Miranda Cosgrove had broken an ankle in a tour bus accident in Illinois.

Today, it's official: Cosgrove's free postgame concert at Tropicana Field on Sept. 3 has been canceled. She was due to perform following the Rays-Orioles game.

“Miranda is heartbroken and thanks all the fans for their continued support," Cosgrove's reps said in a statement. "She is looking forward to touring again and seeing all her fans on tour next year.”

Fans who purchased field-access wristbands through raysbaseball, Ticketmaster or via the phone from the Rays will automatically be refunded. For refunds on wristbands purchased at the Tropicana Field box office or downtown Tampa store, you'll have to go back there for a refund.

The full text of the Rays' announcement:

MIRANDA COSGROVE SEPTEMBER 3 POSTGAME CONCERT CANCELLED

ST. PETERSBURG, FL—Miranda Cosgrove has cancelled her postgame concert scheduled at the conclusion of the Rays-Orioles game on Saturday, September 3. The 17-year-old actress and singer is unable to perform after suffering an ankle injury on Thursday, August 11.

“Due to the severe ankle injury she suffered in a bus accident last week, Miranda Cosgrove has to cancel the rest of her tour to take the time to properly recover, per doctors’ orders,” said Cosgrove’s representative. “Miranda is heartbroken and thanks all the fans for their continued support. She is looking forward to touring again and seeing all her fans on tour next year.”

Those who purchased field access wristbands through raysbaseball.com, Ticketmaster or the Tampa Bay Rays Phone Center will automatically be refunded. Those who purchased field access wristbands at the Tropicana Field Box Office or Tampa Pro Shop & Ticket Outlet, may get their refund at the place of purchase with redemption of their wristbands.

The first 20,000 fans on September 3 will receive a download card presented by Loopt, a social service that connects people to their community (www.loopt.com), good for five free song downloads of their choice featuring a list of over 500,000 songs including today’s hottest artists. Download cards will be distributed to fans as they enter Tropicana Field.

[Last modified: Thursday, August 18, 2011 3:24pm]

    

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