Tampa Bay Rays Vs Washington Nationals game starts on 9th June 2021 7:110 pm at Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA in MLB.
Following nearly 3 decades of futility in trying to land an expansion franchise on tempting existing teams to relocate to Central Florida, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays start play in the 1988 Major League baseball season. The ballclub first decade was a hard worn. Tampa Bay finished last in the AL East in all but 1 season (2004), when they finished fourth. But a subsequent name replaced seemed to make all the difference. The franchise abbreviated its name from Devil plays to Rays in 2008 and went on to post its primary winning season, first division title, and primary pennant. Though they went on to lose to the Philadelphia Phillies in their World Series debut, the Rays have since been continue contenders, gaining postseason berth in 2013, 2011, and 2010.