clenbuterol weight loss results novolax laxative for dogs canada pharmacy online buy accutane is propecia right for you can you take cephalexin for sinus infection american discount pharmacy bystolic package insert patient reviews cialis in singapore where to buy metazole cream of tartar lincocin antibiotic drug lidocaine hydrochloride jelly usp 2 best site to purchase cialis in canada pharmacy express belize cialis is buying viagra from canada safe buy elocon ointment no prescription augmentin for sinus infection dosage bactrim without prescription hytrin cost minomycin information now tretinoin uk letrozole buy loss of a dog what to say citalopram hbr 20 mg reviews best prices on real ed meds plavix generics lotrel from canada best prices for viagra on loine rimadyl dosage for dogs overdose cheap nizagra nitrazepam tablets 5mg ativan withdrawal symptoms in elderly onlain tamashebi kazino lidocaine ointment usp 5 20 mg cialis reviews cialis for women relafen uses for effexor xr no prescription needed phexin capsulectomy vitamix coupon code 06 004051 avapro 300 mg dose rimonabant tablets 20 mg rocket stoves construction hydroxyzine hcl 25 mg tablet for anxiety reviews miguel de fuenllana cymbalta online pharmacy liquid cialis supradol mexico myambutol medication list seroflo inhaler side effects kips publishing world website cialis for sale fast deliveri starcef cefixime prednisolone acetate eye drops for dogs side effects comprar viagra sin receta farmaceutica viagra doping female diarex pro series siliconera toradol shot for headache ordercialis by check aciclovir crema indicatii actos plus metformin side effects terbutaline for priapism colcrys 0.6 mg cost pletal medication dosage levofloxacin antibiotic side effects para que es interpharm amlodipine medication assistance ativan lorazepam side effects medication legal drugs from india lergigan 25mg zoloft antibiotics mexico order buy finpecia online uk xeloda side effects patients arimidex bodybuilding dosage lamisil generic pills is cipla safe buy viagra in san diego tryptizol 25mg fentanyl best cialis 100 mg viagra or 50 mg mebendazole pharmacy triderm ointment indication pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution generic ciprotab 500mg hydrocodone where can i buy aldactone online cardizem cd 120 mg side effects salzarex tadalafil 20 canada customs viagra zyban smoking cessation dosing propecia for women side effects canadian online pharmacy buy tramadol buspirone hcl 15mg what is it for buy citalopram online no prescription cvs pharmacy viagra price clomid success stories 2014 non prescription paxil on line chlamydia symptoms in women and men olanzapine tablets 10mg flexidol tablet comparison topiramate 25mg for headaches no sscription pharmacy weakest to strongest optimmune ophthalmic ointment for dogs capoten food interaction 200g viagra on line chemist buying anipryl without a prescription malaseb dog shampoo recall ospamox 500mg terbinafine side effects in dogs adderall without a prescription thailand pharmacies online rocket lawyer com login rabeprazole sodium side effects buy bactrim without prescription cialis cheap india generic lexapro problems uroxatral side effects symptoms ospamox 500mg dosage misoprostol vaginally for biopsy ephedraxin reviews on 50 no rx allese p que serve o medicamento sertralina nike air max leopard www canadian 247rx peux t on acheter du cialis en espagne macrodantin side effects nitrofurantoin mono/mac yasmin le bon daughters typical viagra prices fentanyl transdermal system patch ativan withdrawal how long does it last leukeran 2mg tablet eldepryl manufacturer coupons dostinex recall cabergoline what does viagra look like cialis and levitra lidoderm patch uses verses diclofenac epolamine topical patch medicstar online medicines pharmaceutical prednisolone eye drops side effects medication overnight for usa order viagra online cheapest cilais uk can you order penicillin online herpies pills pregnant baby risnia medicine cabinet sertraline pch kopen black market viagra brand levitra discount accessrx prescription drugs tryptizol 25mg sildenafil 100 mg precio baytril antibiotic for birds aleve pm coupons healthy man viagra phone number over the counter ed pills walgreens nosipren medication identification cialis preiswert online kaufen flonase side effects children viagra pills 150g mobic meloxicam 15mg side effects order cephalexin for dogs online sifrol 0 125 company valacyclovir hcl 500 mg neurontin for anxiety medication buy orlistat diet pill sublingual vitamin b12 benemid contraindications to tpa himcolin gel bd price biotech ciprofloxacin tablets generic celebrex india pregnancy test calculator bevispas dosage finistride 1mg uk no prescription 803 best places to buy chlomid terramycin ophthalmic ointment for human imiquimod cream and side effectsimplicane cheap medicine abc online pharmacy canada benadryl and zoloft overdose uses for lanoxin medication benadryl side effects blood pressure asacol 400mg side effects cialis 5mg daily dose pills canada hoodia cactus plant for sale percocet and alcohol anxiety and depression association of america how to get accutane disgrasil tabletas electronicas diazepam side effects dose compazine no prescription ceilas overpriced celebrex coupons printable hydrea side effects hydroxyurea dosage ovral birth control 100mg generic clomid tabletten zum abstillen baby cefaclor antibiotics for children augmentin duo syrup dosage for children my canadian order albendazole dosage for chickens aviagra 4 birds tattoo cyrux medicamentosa can you take 40 mg of levitra venda cytotec brand viagra shipped overnight from usa disgrasil pastillas colombianas norfloxacin prospector mirtazapine for dogs appetite viagra from canada by mail avelox side effects moxifloxacin cardinal richelieu three musketeers fasigyn tablets information security doxepin medication dosage flovent inhaler for cats nexium side effects symptoms medrol dosepak methylprednisolone medication mexican pharmacy online no prescription toradol injection dose viagra in liquid form minocycline for acne results septrin antibiotics amlodipine besylate side effects hair loss cholesterol ratio 3.5 safe online viagra crestor generic drug cardizem side effects mayo clinic clobex spray savings program what is cataflam tablets used for hydrea capsules buy finasteride for hair loss lantus patient assistance program application form salzarex pharmacy school clomid pills for sale otibact ear drops livial tibolone treatment for boils popular pills online magnesium sulfate formula risnia medicine what is indomethacin 75mg er capsules used for synthroid prices list by company clomiphene 60 pills 25 mg no script usa viagra for sale in hong kong where can i buy accutane staxyn price viagra on radio ketorolaco sublingual colcrys 0.6mg drug interactions where to buy buspar over night cailis canada cialis medication side effects cipralex information coming off zyprexa side effects olanzapine ciales cooperativa universitaria rx support planet androgel reviews side effects buy non prescription synthroid 112 cold md rapid tabs cyclidox pillsbury asthma treatment asthma medications pharmacy technician jobs subutex treatment in pa phentermine adipex reviews and testimonials cialis black 800mg reviews augmentin 457 augmentin and alcoholic beverages hyzaar without prescriptionj ceebis tadalafil zyban to quit smoking directions mirtazapine medication overdose brand cialis 20mg from canada viprogra medication online pharmacy tylenol side effects seniors red viagra 100mg where to buy allgra d online viagra forum probenecid and gout usa online pharmacy paroxetine buy cheap lamisil synthroid and weight loss synthroid dosage lamisil side effects medication cialis tadalafil 20mg price viagra en ligne pilexil ampollas where to buy locally comprar viagra en inglaterra pulmicort respules children benoquin monobenzone before and after rxrelief card consumer reports azithromycin cost at walmart sidenafil citrate sublingial cheap viagra overnight cheap rx original cialis come posso comprare cialis eltroxin 0 1mg xanax robaxin 500mg side effects ditropan side effects anxiety viagra without a doctor prescription from canada to usa yasminelle ulotka biedronka trazodone side effects medication generic name for dyazide medication jie bao viagra rualis soft where can i find avanafil cheaper flagyl antibiotic sinus infection penicillin online no prescription viagra for girls arthritis in hands treatment vigre in usa without prickription uk on line pharmacy mobic meloxicam mobic side effects cheap tadalafi super active plus hoodia diet pills walmart kamiren doxazosin generic viagra online canada canadano prescription drugs eriacta 100 mg tablets in holland generic cialis india levitra bayer prezzo in farmacia rx cialis tadalafil 40gm caverta 100 ranbaxy albuterol inhaler medication arcoxia medicine side effects trileptal depression anxiety tegretol medication information viagra generic reviews flonase vs nasonex effective soft tabs viagra folcres precious metals cod pharmacies for pain medications cytotec medicine tadalafil 20 mg tablets price in rupees cialis espn ad amiloride hydrochloride and hydrochlorothiazide where to buy florinef for dogs viagra generic in chicago for sale where to buy bystolic out of country atrovent nebulizer and peanut allergy herbal suppliers nautisol 5mg adderall buy retin a gel lowest price on femera 2 5 digoxin and potassium interaction free prescription drug low dose cialis sildenafil femenino pcm pharmacy utah order aygestin canada vendita cialis in contrassegno 452 toronto drug store reviews price of viagra brand levitra online mexican pharmacy online medications professional viagra online permethrin 10 mixing instructions for fleas cialis 20 mg tablets anxiety medication list generic antabuse side effects disulfiram 250 sildenafil uk over the counter casodex bicalutamide tablets cialis en ligne fiable viagra super active plus canadian cipro bay 1000 mg when is cialis most effective podofilox 0.5 solution or gel over the counter celexa and alcohol use elavil medication dosage fosamax 70mg tablets generic viagra united states can you buy cialis in hong kong eulexin manufacturer refurbished viagra kaufen paypal albuterol sulfate side effects in adults cialis verkauf does walgreens accept goodrx coupons lumigan 0.03 for eyelash growth flovent hfa 110 mcg cost insulin injection sites pictures neurocet reviews of 50 vermox over the counter usa tramadol sin recetas furosemide 40 mg side effects seroquel for sleep buy clozapine online what is temovate gel used for canadian pharmacy asthma inhalers affordable fenofibrate 160 mg effexor reviews antidepressant offshore no prescription pharmacy pharmacy viagra stl comprar cialis barato mastercard vicodin vs percocet pain lamictal and alcohol reaction black cialis 800 mg best prices viagra with no pre betneval lotion making india viagra on line overnoght online pharmacy vipps online pharmacies no perscription seroquel xr astrazeneca levitra hong kong bayer binotal 1000 diamox side effects acetazolamide 250mg order orlistat 120 mg seroflo 250 rotacaps phexin capsule size walmart pharmacy cialis price paracetamol indications metronidazole 500mg for sale warfarin diet restrictions pdf buy pain killers leadmedic online pharmacy metpamid nedir how to find orlistat 120 mg 93551 zip allopurinol side effects medication levitra 20 mg 30 tablet rocket lawyers legal documents valium and alcohol effects hyzaar 100 12.5 price pharmacy support canada no perscription amoxicillian flagyl and alcohol interaction vytorin 1020 price viagra tablet in pakistan supradol ketorolaco 10 mg female viagra sildenafil celexa withdrawal symptoms doctor buy viagra from canada online pharmacy synthroid advair inhaler dosage bactroban 2 topical creambaristanet entocort ec 3mg side effects combantrin 1 alendronate sodium 70 mg is used for temovate cream 0 05 uses for baking finasteride side effects reversible viamedic com vfw store phone amitriptyline amazon nifedipine dosage preterm labor nexium 18 00 a month betanoid 0 5mg hydrocodone octreotide acetate injections 1612 prednisone 10 mg for dogs canada nizagara renagel 800 dose buy tamoxifen australia canadian pharmacy no rx elavil zyvoxid pfizer ashwagandha powder for weight loss meprate dosage calculator buy propranonol online primox movie iv maxolon side effects caffeine anhydrous usp over the counter vermox colospan 10 mg adderall reglan lawsuit settlement real cialis online pharmacy rxlist drugs fluoxetine hcl 20 mg rythmol generic carbimazole treatment dose of iron betnovate n cream in usa calis on line pharmacy boots pharmacy ireland zantac 150 coupons tadalafil walmart quadriplegic with herpes amitriptyline usa clenbuterol side effects women metpamid ampullary anastrozole side effects in women tramadol next day delivery cod viagra plus no prescription accutane philippines online antifungal pills floxin otic solution 0.3 levothroid weight loss cardinal stritch university transcripts minoxidil foam vs liquid levitra generics zovirax canada for sale strep throat online pills celebrex coupons rebates prolifen clomiphene citrate actos diabetes pillactosol software programs compatible with windows 7 clenbuterol cycle dosage side effects meclizine 12.5mg tablets dosage levoxyl recall 2015 buying cialis online mexico online haloperidol 2mg cialis malaysia price cardura xl side effects order famvir without prescription india micardis side effects hair loss kamagra jelly thailand viagra price compare diroton bge tadacip 20 packaging kosovarja gazeta shqiptare tirana chat link phones hoboken vintage guitars where can i buy mebendazole
Home Maury Brown 1 Fish, 2 Fish: How the Marlins Stadium Deal Impacts the Rays

Like Shoot to Thrill - An AC/DC Tribute on Facebook!

An authentic tribute of AC/DC that covers the best of the Bon Scott era and the best of Brian Johnson's material

Who's Online?

We have 1189 guests online

Atom RSS

1 Fish, 2 Fish: How the Marlins Stadium Deal Impacts the Rays PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 14
PoorBest 
Written by Maury Brown   
Wednesday, 25 March 2009 12:43

 Rays

With the Marlins reaching their long sought after
stadium funding, the Tampa Bay Rays are one of
two clubs up to bat in their search for new stadiums

After more than a decade and three ownership groups, the club now called the Miami Marlins will soon have a new baseball-only facility to call their own. With all the trimmings, the ballpark, parking, and infrastructure improvements the toal will come in at $634 million. The Marlins, either through political savviness , or by bamboozling politicians (you pick), will see $359 million of the total, or 57 percent, coming from the public trough, a staggering sum.

The question now is, when the party is over for the Marlins, how does it impact their younger brother down the street, the Tampa Bay Rays?

John Romero of the St. Petersburg Times asked this very question yesterday (see Miami stadium deal for Marlins sends bay area up to bat). As Romero writes, “Officially, that deal has no direct impact in Tampa Bay. Realistically, you can assume we are now sitting directly in baseball's crosshairs.”

The Rays will most certainly be talked of (not nearly as much as the Athletics), but don’t expect the Rays to engage in hardball tactics, at least not immediately.

The Rays are coming off a dizzingly good season, and given the backdrop of their abysmal place in the standings prior, pressing for stadium funding might sour the waters.

The reasoning has to do with two factors, both of which were brought up in Romaro’s article: the Marlins deal inches the bar up in terms of the possible amount in public outlay, and attempts at relocation talk come at possibly the worst time.

"It moves the bar a bit in terms of the size of the public investment," said Neil deMause, author of Field of Schemes, a book that takes a critical look at public funding for sports facilities. "Stadium costs seemed to be shifting to the private side in recent years, with the Cardinals getting about one-third public funding and the Mets and Yankees around one-half. The Marlins deal looks like three-quarters of it is coming from public financing.

"If people start pointing at the Marlins deal as the new baseline, that's going to be troublesome for Tampa Bay because it's a pretty lousy deal."

[…]

So what does it mean in the short term for Tampa Bay?

Probably very little. The Rays have been careful not to frame their desire for a new stadium as a threat to leave. And there is no slam dunk option for relocation.

"I don't know, at this time, if relocation is a viable alternative," said Maury Brown, founder of the Business of Sports Network. "You're dealing with the idea of these municipalities coming up with hundreds of millions of dollars in a bad economy. It's just not realistic in the near-term."

Speaking of “not realistic in the near-term”, this isn’t to say that over time, the Rays don’t work all channels to land a new stadium. I think it’s nearly a given. It’s a matter of timing.

The Marlins took 15 years to land stadium funding. The Twins took over a decade, and the A’s are still looking after a considerable period of time. Call it water on rock, but over time – either through wearing out host cities, or undue fear of relocation – cities buckle under the constant pressure from multi-millionaire owners.

The Rays could certainly benefit from not playing in Tropicana Field, but the Ray’s situation is not the same as the Marlins, a club that has seen little in terms of stadium related revenues due to their agreement to play in Dolphin Stadium – a deal that has the Dolphins capturing nearly every revenue stream. Add in that Marlins play where there is no roof, and walk-up revenues are dinged, as well. The Rays aren’t faced with this dilemma.

What matters for the Rays (and for the Marlins) is winning. Attendance for the South Florida clubs will be bolstered by winning more than anything else. Given that the market is awash in transplants, many baseball fans have brought their former home team allegiance with them. Winning consistently will be the only way to erode that factor. And, it will be the only way for the Rays to see the sought after pot of gold from the City of St. Petersburg to help pick up a portion of the tab for a new Rays ballpark.

Business of Sports Network Feature Article:

AC Milan, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Club América Announce US Tour Dates


Maury BrownMaury Brown is the Founder and President of the Business of Sports Network, which includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football, The Biz of Basketball and The Biz of Hockey. He is contributor to Baseball Prospectus, and is available as a freelance writer. Brown's full bio is here. He looks forward to your comments via email and can be contacted through the Business of Sports Network.

Don't forget to register and log in on The Biz of Baseball site to get updates via your in-box, and see information only logged in members can see.

Subscribe to The Biz of Baseball

Add to GoogleAdd to My Yahoo!

Subscribe in Bloglines


 
 
Banner

Poll

Should MLB Force Jeffery Loria to Sell the Marlins?