Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, announced that Ian Desmond was named the Washington Nationals' 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Desmond is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual Award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.
The Tampa Bay Rays and Raymond James Financial have announced the winners of the 2014 Raymond James Community Impact Award which recognizes non-profit organizations that have made a positive impact on the Tampa Bay community. Each recipient was honored during a pregame presentation prior to the Rays-Yankees game on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.
Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Evan Longoria was named the Tampa Bay Rays 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet.
Following a six-game road trip, the Tampa Bay Rays return to Tropicana Field on Monday to begin their final homestand of the season during which they will host the New York Yankees (September 15-17) and Chicago White Sox (September 19-21).
On Thursday, September 4, the Rays Baseball Foundation, the official charity of the Tampa Bay Rays, awarded a total of $100,000 to 19 local nonprofit organizations through the second cycle of the 2014 Community Fund Grant Program.
The Tampa Bay Rays will host the second of two Dog Days at Tropicana Field on Sunday, September 7 when the Rays take on the Baltimore Orioles at 1:40 p.m. The Rays Wives will also host a pet food drive to benefit Pet Pal Animal Shelter in St. Petersburg.