Sorting out the Rays' 'cockamamie' sister-city plan

  • null Baseball Rays owner Stuart Sternberg elaborated on his “sister-city” idea Tuesday in St. Petersburg, appropriately at the city's Dali Museum because it's a bit surreal that he thinks the plan — the Rays splitting their 81-game schedule between new, open-air stadiums in Tampa Bay and Montreal, possibly as soon as 2024 — has a shot.He himself called the idea "cockamamie," but … “We are asking for people to keep an open mind and join us on this exploration,” Sternberg said from the Dali Museum atrium with the glistening waters of Tampa Bay behind him.“We certainly don’t have all the answers …(but) today begins a conversation, an exploration and a collaboration.” Here are five takeaways from Sternberg's 45-minute press confe夜网论坛rence, via FloridaPolitics.com's Noah Pransky:1. Sternberg appeared to admit to violating the Rays' contract with St. Petersburg. Related News Shohei Ohtani 'looked great' throwing off mound for first time since Tommy John surgery Dodgers to extend protective netting after latest fan injury He said the topic of sharing games with Montreal came up between him and Montreal booster Stephen B[......]

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