It was a big opening weekend for the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, and WDAE was all over it. Coverage began at 6 AM on Opening Day with our own Ronnie & T-Kras Show broadcasting live - even before they turned the lights on.
Though it was early, Ronnie & T-Kras had some great conversations with President of Baseball Operations Erik Neander, Rays pitching coach Kyle Snyder and Drew Rasmussen, who would get the start on Saturday. Click Here to hear the full audio of those conversations.
The Pat and Aaron show followed from Tropicana Field, with a special time from 9 AM - 12 PM.
They had a great conversation with Rays President Matt Silverman, as well as with Rays Vice President of Marketing and Creative Services Eric Weisberg. Click here to hear the full conversations.
From there Beckles & Recher hit the airwaves for a special time of 12 PM - 2 PM. They had some great baseball discussion with Rays President Brian Auld, as well as Rays pre and postgame host Neil Solondz. Click here to hear those full conversations.
From there it was time for baseball, which included a banner ceremony to celebrate the 2021 AL East Champion Tampa Bay Rays.
The 2022 version of the Rays went out and earned a 2-1 season opening win. Click here to read WDAE's full game recap.
Rays manager Kevin Cash was thrilled to see the team start off on the right foot.