SARASOTA, Fla. -- While the Rays are still expecting their eighth-consecutive Opening Day sellout, tickets are still available for the April 2 opener against the Orioles at Tropicana Field.
Of note, fans will be able to see the Budweiser Clydesdales that day outside Gate 1 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Then from 2:00-3:00 p.m., the Clydesdales will be outside Gate 4, while fans can sample Budweiser products from the wagon.
Senior advisor Don Zimmer will be accompanied by his family to deliver the ceremonial first pitch. He is entering his 65th season and his 54th Major League Opening Day in professional baseball.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.