BC-FL--Florida Sports Digest, FL
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TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Rays unveil the design for a new ballpark the team wants to build in a Tampa neighborhood. What the club has yet to say is how much of the cost the Rays are willing to pay. By Dick Scanlon. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays try to extend their winning streak to four when they continue a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers, who lost the series opener in extra innings. By Mark Didtler. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
MIAMI — Jhoulys Chacin tries for his eighth victory Tuesday for the Brewers against Marlins rookie Pablo Lopez. By Christopher Stock. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year contract extension worth an average of $9.5 million in salary and annual bonuses. Kucherov would have been a restricted free agent next summer but is set to stay with Tampa Bay through the 2026-27 season. SENT: 250 words, photos.
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