Baltimore rioting means Rays play "away games" against Orioles at Trop


As the riots over the death of another black man in police custody rage on in Baltimore, the city's baseball team has decided it's probably not a good idea to play at Camden Yards, their home field, at the moment given it's currently in the middle of the chaos. 

On Tuesday night, they played in an empty stadium against the Chicago White Sox.

For their next series, they'll be playing what are supposed to be home games at their opposing team's stadium. And since they're scheduled for a series against the Rays this weekend, that means they'll be playing at Tropicana Field.


Here's the game schedule, according to News Channel 8:

-Friday, May 1 7:05 p.m. General Admission $15

-Saturday, May 2 7:05 p.m. General Admission $18

-Sunday, May 3 1:35 p.m. General Admission $15

(Note how it says general admission. That's a good deal, so there's no excuse for the Trop to be as empty this weekend as Camden Yards was on Tuesday. The Trop has a Taco Bus now, for God's sake.)

There are calls out on social media to help make the team feel at home by wearing orange and black, the Orioles' colors, to the game.

It'd be a cool move; no matter what your perspective is on the riots, the city's having a rough time.

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