Tampa Bay Rays execs: Pushing organization's roots deeper into the Tampa Bay community
Tampa Bay Rays executives Matt Silverman (right), 35, president, and Mark Fernandez, 46, senior vp of marketing, visited Tuesday to discuss how what the Rays organization does off the ballfield can have a huge effect on the ballfield and in the broader community. Silverman's bullish on the team and improved attendance at the Trop this season. He's still pushing for more corporate support to fill stadium seats. Read my Tampa Bay Times column here. Photo: James Borchuck, Tampa Bay Times.