Today we look at the media contingent following the TAMPA BAY RAYS
Newspaper– The largest paper in the city proper is the Tampa Tribune. Its online presence is part of Tampa Bay Online. The paper’s sports section includes special coverage of the Rays. The beat is headed up by Roger Mooney, who also contribute on a regular basis to its Rays Report blog. Expect to read Rays coverage from columnist Martin Fennelly.
The Tampa Bay Times online presence is through Tampa Bay.com. Its online sports section also has a page dedicated to the team. Marc Topkin (Twitter) and Joe Smith (Twitter) lead beat writer for the paper and contribute to the The Heater Blog. Columnists Gary Shelton (Twitter) and Tom Jones (Twitter) will also have their say on the Rays.
Sports Radio– WDAE serves as the flagships for the Rays Radio Network. Andy Freed and Dave Wills call the action. Ricardo Taveras and Enrique Oliu have the Spanish broadcasts at WGES. Along with WDAE you can find Rays talk on Sports Talk 1040, CBS Sports Radio 1010 and 98.7 The Fan.
Television– Television coverage of Rays games are on Fox Sports Florida. Dewayne Staats, Brian Anderson, and Todd Kalas have the call. WFLA, WFTS, WTSP and WTVT provide television coverage of the team.