Chill Out, it’s Just Sign-Stealing – How MLB Can Fix it

The Tampa Bay Rays have been affected by the sign-stealing scandal in recent years. We take a look at a history of the art/crime of stealing signs in baseball. With the Tampa Bay Rays watching their division rivals win a

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Lane Closures on South MacDill Avenue between W Horatio Street and W DeLeon Street begin February 11 for Utility Maintenance Work

Starting at 9am on February 11, portions of the north and southbound lanes on South MacDill Avenue between W Horatio Street and W DeLeon Street will close while department crews repair a sewer lateral. One (1) northbound lane will close

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Lane Closure on North 50th Street Between East Columbus Drive and Old Columbus Drive

Beginning at 7 p.m. today, the northbound outside lane and the outside turning lane of North 50th Street will be closed between East Columbus Drive and Old Columbus Drive while the Tampa Water Department repairs a water main break. Barricades

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Astros Cheat Tampa Bay Rays Out of Vice President

The Tampa Bay Rays lost their Vice President of Baseball Operations on Monday night when he was hired to fill the Houston Astros’ vacant position. The Houston Astros have hired Tampa Bay Rays‘ Vice President of Baseball Operations, James Click.

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Lane Closure on North MacDill Avenue Between West Gray and West North A Streets

Beginning at 7 p.m. tonight, the outside northbound lane of North MacDill Avenue will be closed between West Gray and West North A Streets while the Tampa Water Department repairs a water main break. Barricades and signs will be located

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Temporary Lane Closure on W Palm Avenue to begin February 3, 2020 for Road Construction

A portion of W Palm Avenue between North Boulevard and N Tampa Street/N Florida Avenue will close on Monday, February 3, 2020, as part of The Heights Development project.  A private contractor will be constructing a roundabout at the intersection

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Additional Lane Closures on South Manhattan Avenue for Utility Maintenance Work

Starting at 6pm tonight, the inside north and southbound lanes on S Manhattan at the intersection of W Bay View Avenue will close  while a department contractor cleans and televises the sewer system in the area. One northbound and southbound

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Temporary Lane Closures on Knights Run Avenue and S Beneficial Drive to begin January 27, 2020 for Utility Construction

A portion of Knights Run Avenue between S Harbour Island Boulevard and S Beneficial Drive and Beneficial Drive between Channelside Drive and Knights Run Avenue will close beginning on Monday, January 27, 2020 for utility construction.  A City contractor will

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Temporary Lane Closure Channelside Drive to begin January 27, 2020 for Utility Construction

A portion of Channelside Drive between E Kennedy Boulevard and S Meridian Avenue will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, January 27, 2020 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing a small cell

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Temporary Road Closures for the Gasparilla Pirate Fest – Saturday, January 25, 2020

Traffic is expected to be very heavy this Saturday around Bayshore Boulevard and Downtown Tampa due to the Gasparilla Pirate Fest. Drivers and pedestrians alike are advised to allow for extra travel time and travel through the area with caution.

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Tampa Bay Rays’ Great – Scott Kazmir will never surrender

Former Tampa Bay Rays’ ace has faced many adversities over the years but has never given up. July 30, 2004- The New York Mets traded Jose Diaz and Scott Kazmier to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Bartolome Fortunato and

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Rays sign catcher Kevan Smith to minors deal

The Rays have signed free-agent catcher Kevan Smith to a minor league deal with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, per MLBTR owner Tim Dierkes. Smith is represented by Fusion Sports Agency. Smith, 31, spent the 2019 season with the

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Memorial Highway Closing between Town and Country Boulevard and Normandy Drive

Beginning at 9 a.m., today, January 18, Memorial Highway will close between Town and Country Boulevard and Normandy Drive while the Tampa Water Department repairs a water main break. Barricades and signs will be located in the area to assist

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Simple Solution to Sign Stealing

The Tampa Bay Rays have been victimized (like many other teams) by the cheating scandal in the past couple of years. We look at a potential modern solution to a modern problem. The Tampa Bay Rays have been cheated. We

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Temporary Lane Closure W Cypress Street to begin January 22, 2020 for Utility Construction

A portion of W Cypress Street between N Dale Mabry Highway and N Himes Avenue will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Wednesday, January 22, 20209 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing a

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Temporary Road Closures for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade – Monday, January 20, 2020

Traffic is expected to be heavier than normal this Monday in central Tampa area due to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. Drivers and pedestrians alike are advised to allow for extra travel time and travel through the area

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How Tampa Bay Rays added to the WAR Machine

A look at the Tampa Bay Rays’ WAR rankings last year and how they have added to their WAR Machine for 2020. How effective were the Tampa Bay Rays at manipulating matchups and getting the most out of their roster?

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Officers Shoot Armed Man

1/12/2020 at 1:24 A.M.  Location: 4200 Block East Cayuga St. Tampa Police officers were dispatched to N. 40th St. and East Osborne Ave. responding to reports of “shots heard” in the area. As they were canvassing the area, officers were advised

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Temporary Lane Closure on S Lois Avenue to begin January 13, 2020 for Utility Construction

A portion of S Lois Avenue between Henderson Boulevard and W Swann Avenue will close daily between 9 am and 4 pm beginning on Monday, January 13, 2020 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing gas service across

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Effective Immediately – Temporary Closure of Inside Northbound Lane on S Manhattan Avenue between W Euclid Avenue and W Gandy Boulevard for Emergency Utility Maintenance Work

 Effective immediately, one (1) northbound lane on S Manhattan Avenue between W Euclid Avenue and W Oakellar Avenue is closed while department crews begin emergency repairs on a manhole ring and cover.  One northbound lane will remain open at all

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Temporary Lane Closure on W Bay Street to begin January 8, 2020 for Utility Construction

A portion of W Bay Street between Bayshore Boulevard and S Magnolia Avenue will close beginning on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing a new utility pole and associated equipment for a small

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Temporary Lane Closure of N Willow Avenue to begin January 6, 2020 for Utility Construction

A portion of N Willow Avenue between W Kennedy Boulevard and W Cypress Street will close beginning on Monday, January 6, 2020 for utility construction.   A utility contractor will be relocating a gas main at the intersection of N Willow

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