2017 single-game tickets go on sale this week

2017 single-game tickets go on sale this week

ST. PETERSBURG -- Single-game tickets for the Rays' 2017 season will go on sale this week.

At 10 a.m. ET Friday, single-game tickets will be available to the general public exclusively through raysbaseball.com.

At 10 a.m. on February 13, single-game tickets will go on sale through all outlets, including online at raysbaseball.com, the Tampa Bay Rays store located at 400 N. Tampa St. in Tampa, the Tropicana Field box office, or by calling 888-FAN-RAYS. The Tropicana Field Gate 1 box office will also be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Fans who sign up for the Rays Insider, the official e-mail newsletter of the Rays, will have the opportunity to participate in a special online presale on Thursday at 10 a.m. The registration deadline for this specific presale is noon Wednesday. Fans can visit raysbaseball.com/newsletter to register. Current subscribers need not re-apply. Rays season-ticket holders, Spring Training season-ticket holders, corporate partners and community partners will also receive information about special presale opportunities.

Fans can guarantee the best seats to Opening Day and other prime games throughout the season with Rays season tickets. In addition to ensuring the lowest price, fans can also take advantage of the Double Play season ticket, which freezes the price for the 2018 season, and includes an assortment of gift options including a charter flight to Miami to see the Rays take on the Marlins.

By becoming a Rays season ticket holder, fans receive exclusive benefits including access to Rays Rewards, a points program that enables them to earn points redeemable for once-in-a-lifetime experiences with Rays players and coaches, memorabilia and more. In addition, they also receive access to the Republic Bank Draft Room, a private club area for Rays season-ticket holders.

Rays Flex Packs are currently available for purchase and allow fans the opportunity to redeem vouchers for game tickets before they go on sale to the general public. Flex Packs include five lower level tickets for $75, a Kevin Kiermaier Gold Glove shirt (while supplies last) and the opportunity to select tickets prior to single game tickets going on sale to the public. Fans can purchase 2017 season tickets and Flex Packs today through raysbaseball.com or by calling 888-FAN-RAYS.

The Rays will also offer premium promotional items for fans at a total of 24 weekend dates throughout the season.

Bill Chastain has covered the Rays for MLB.com since 2005. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.