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Rays highlight Kiermaier on 2016 promotions list

 
Fans will receive a special Kevin Kiermaier Platinum Glove Bobblehead April 16, the day Kiermaier receives his award as the best overall defensive player in both the American and National Leagues. [Tampa Bay Rays]
Fans will receive a special Kevin Kiermaier Platinum Glove Bobblehead April 16, the day Kiermaier receives his award as the best overall defensive player in both the American and National Leagues. [Tampa Bay Rays]
Published Feb. 13, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG — Outfielder Kevin Kier­maier and All-Star ace Chris Archer are the featured attractions on the Rays' 24-weekend-date promotion schedule released Friday.

The team will give away a Kiermaier platinum glove bobblehead on April 16, a Kiermaier glove to kids on April 17 and a Kiermaier Claus bobblehead to kids July 17.

There will be an Archer K-Counter bobblehead giveaway on April 30 and an Archer Storm­trooper bobblehead on June 11 to all fans.

Other highlights include a pitch-grip baseball for kids on May 1, a Rays fedora on May 14, a floppy hat on July 2 and an Evan Longoria solar gnome on Aug. 6. (For the full schedule, see tampabay.com/blogs/rays.)

TICKETS: Single-game tickets go on sale Feb. 19 via raysbaseball.com and on Feb. 20 at the Trop box office, Tampa team store and by calling toll-free 1-888-326-7297 (FAN-RAYS). The Rays are not using Ticketmaster this year.

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer