Rays to recognize Armed Forces on Monday

ST. PETERSBURG -- Monday's 3:10 p.m. ET game against the Marlins at Tropicana Field is also the Rays' Salute to Veterans game, as the organization will recognize past and present members of the Armed Forces.

In honor of Memorial Day, the Rays and Marlins -- along with all other clubs -- will also wear specially designed caps and jerseys featuring an authentic camouflage design licensed by the U.S. Marine Corps.

At 1 p.m., wives of the Rays and Marlins will play a softball game; the Rays wives took last year's contest, played in Miami.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.