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FOX Sports news analyst Rick Horrow discusses the latest with the Tampa Bay Rays' stadium and more.
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I'm fox sports news analyst Rikaart talking Major League Baseball in the new year you know hard to imagine -- we just had this effort is good Giants winning the World Series. But baseball continues to never sleep. The Tampa Bay Rays are having a tough time generating local support for a new ballpark as the -- at Hillsborough and Pinellas County residents down the majority opposed to using taxpayer money. It came only with Pinellas County commissioners later this month to discuss stadium issues. The Padres launched a new membership award program in order to build stronger relationship between the team and its fans. The program provides access to special team events and discounts participating sponsors. The program will be open to season ticket holders -- single game buyers hopefully the Padres put a good product on the field. And then finally. Major League Baseball overall generated about seven point five. Billion in league revenue up from seven billion last year and a 435%. Increased. Over 1995. With a new national TV contracts going into effect in 2014. League wide revenue could top nine billion dollars within the next few years when pitchers and catchers report. Look for the front offices to have happy faces and smiles as we begin the 2013. Baseball season. For fox sports. Car.