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Rays to offer $10 tickets, discounted concessions

The idea is to show appreciation for fans and build support for players as they seek to clinch playoff berth.
The Rays are offering $10 tickets and discounted concessions for the final 10 home games of the regular season.
The Rays are offering $10 tickets and discounted concessions for the final 10 home games of the regular season. [ ARIELLE BADER | Times ]
Published Sep. 10

DETROIT — In an effort to show appreciation to fans and build support for their players, the Rays are offering $10 tickets and discounted concessions for the final 10 home games of the regular season.

The team said “thousands” of tickets in the lower reserved (sections 129-149) and party deck will be reduced to $10 for the 10-game homestand that starts Thursday against the Tigers, Blue Jays and Marlins.

Concession specials include $5 Budweiser and Bud Lights, $4 Coca-Cola soft drinks and $5 popcorn and candy.

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Despite the best record in the American League, the Rays have been playing in front of some of the smallest crowds. There is a chance the Rays could clinch both a third consecutive playoff berth and a second straight American League East title during the homestand, which ends Sept. 26.

“Let’s welcome the ballclub back from the road with energized Tropicana Field crowds,” Rays president Matt Silverman said in a release. “The players will really appreciate the extra support from our fans during this last homestand and important stretch of the pennant race.”

The Rays finish the regular season on the road against the Astros and Yankees.

The discounted tickets are limited and available only through RaysBaseball.com and the MLB Ballpark app, and the team advises buying in advance.

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