Quantcast

Rays catcher Lobaton to donate to children's charity - Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports - WNCT.com

Rays catcher Lobaton to donate to children's charity

Posted: Updated:
Tropicana Field, ALDS Game 3 Tropicana Field, ALDS Game 3
Tampa Bay Rays Catcher Jose Lobaton Tampa Bay Rays Catcher Jose Lobaton
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

The Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton will visit The Children’s Home in Tampa on Tuesday, October 15 to present a $5,000 check from the Rays Baseball Foundation and deliver ice cream from Sweetbay Supermarket to the residents, volunteers and staff.

In Game 3 of the American League Division Series vs. Boston on October 7, Lobaton became the first Rays player to hit a home run in the Rays Touch Tank located over the center field fence at Tropicana Field. 

Related Content: Rays force Game 4 in dramatic walk off home run

As a result, the Rays pledged a $5,000 donation to the Florida Aquarium (curators of the tank) and $5,000 to Lobaton’s charity of choice. He chose The Children’s Home, on Memorial Highway in Tampa as his charity.

Don’t miss out on the day’s top Facebook conversations
http://on.fb.me/18y81Cl

   


  • 8 On Your SideMore>>

  • Pinellas homeowner ends up the loser after local government mistake on property taxes

    Pinellas homeowner ends up the loser after local government mistake on property taxes

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:59:58 GMT
    This Preservation land is at heart of homeowner tax dispute in PinellasThis Preservation land is at heart of homeowner tax dispute in Pinellas
    Melanie and Jeffrey Cornwell should have been getting a tax break for years on part of the homestead property in Dunedin they call their "little piece of Heaven." But due to a mistake at the Pinellas Property Appraiser's Office, they won't see any rebates for previous taxes, just a break on future tax bills.
    Melanie and Jeffrey Cornwell should have been getting a tax break for years on part of the homestead property in Dunedin they call their "little piece of Heaven." But due to a mistake at the Pinellas Property Appraiser's Office, they won't see any rebates for previous taxes, just a break on future tax bills.
  • RECALL: Fruit at Trader Joe's & Costco

    RECALL: Fruit at Trader Joe's & Costco

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:45:14 GMT
    A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
    A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
  • How thieves clone your credit cards

    How thieves clone your credit cards

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:15:02 GMT
    File photoFile photo
    Patricia Stack didn't know her debit card number had been stolen until she tried to withdraw money from her bank account. "A couple weeks ago I tried to get money out to pay my power bill and there was nothing in it."
    Patricia Stack didn't know her debit card number had been stolen until she tried to withdraw money from her bank account. "A couple weeks ago I tried to get money out to pay my power bill and there was nothing in it."
  • Sign up for WFLA News Channel 8 Email Alerts

    * denotes required fields






    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.