February 23, 2017 | Photos by Donnell Bates

The 9th annual BaseBALL with the Tampa Bay Rays, held at Charlotte Sports Park, raised more than $70,000 for the Boys and Girls Clubsof Charlotte County, thanks in large part to the support of Presenting Sponsor Publix Super Market Charities, World Series Sponsor
Lucas Law Firm and Grand Slam Sponsors Cheney Brothers and Patricia A. Scott, DDS. General Manager Kevin Cash and his coaching
staff – Rocco Baldelli, Charlie Montoyo, Tom Foley and Chad Mottola – were in attendance along with several Rays players: Willy Adames, Xavier Cedeno, Jacob Faria, Jaime Schultz, Mallex Smith, Blake Snell and Ryne Stanek. Radio broadcasters Dave Wills and AndyFreed served as MCs for the evening.