ST. PETERSBURG, FL (Tampa Bay Rays Communications) —Returning from a 10-game West Coast road trip, the Tampa Bay Rays will host the first-place Boston Red Sox (September 10-12) in a crucial three-game set.  This is the final time that these American League East teams are scheduled to meet during the regular season. 

The Rays currently lead the second Wild Card spot by 2.0 games over the Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians and trail the Red Sox by 7.5 games in the AL East.  This will be the first time the clubs have met this late in the season while in first and second place since September 15-17, 2008, when the Rays won two of three games at Tropicana Field en route to winning the AL pennant. 

The Tampa Bay Times will offer buy two, get two free outfield seats for Tuesday night’s series opener.  This offer is available online through via coupons that appear regularly in the Times leading up to each Tuesday home game for the remainder of the season. 

Along with the Times Two for Tuesday offer, additional ticket specials are available at to encourage fans to attend “One More Game.”  In partnership with WDAE 620 AM/95.3 FM, 1,000 lower level seats at Tropicana Field will be available online through for $9.53 for all remaining home games, subject to availability.  Additionally, when fans purchase four or more tickets in any seating category (based on availability) at full price through, they will automatically receive 10 percent off their order. 

On Wednesday, September 11, the Rays will hold Heroes Day to honor EMS, police and fire personnel.  A Heroes Day ticket package includes a discounted seat in the Baseline Box and a special edition Heroes Day T-shirt for $35.  For more information, please visit

TICKETS—Tickets for Rays 2013 regular season home games are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Rays Tampa Store (400 N. Tampa St.) and the Gate 1 Tropicana Field Box Office, as well as over the phone at 888-FAN-RAYS and 1-800-745-3000, or online at

GATES OPEN—Monday through Thursday, 1½ hours prior to game time.


Key Dates





September 10 vs. BOS

7:10 p.m.

Times Two for Tuesday

Tampa Bay Times

With Times coupon only