Rays dedicating Pride Night to Orlando shooting victims
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays are dedicating their annual Pride Night to the victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando.
The team announced Tuesday that open seats for Friday night's game against the San Francisco Giants will be available for $5. All proceeds will benefit the Pulse Victims Fund, which has been set up for the families of the victims.
Everyone in attendance will receive a ''We Are Orlando'' T-shirt.
OneBlood will hold blood drives at Tropicana Field Friday and Saturday. The national anthem and ''God Bless America'' will be performed by Una Voce, the Florida Men's Chorale.
Billy Bean, who is Major League Baseball's Vice President of Social Responsibility and Inclusion, will throw the ceremonial first pitch.