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Tampa Bay Rays news and links: Blake Snell to host video game sessions for charity

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Play video games, pick up a jersey, and get 4 tickets to a game on Feb. 9th at Fan Fest.

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The Rays announced details for the 2019 Fan Fest at Tropicana Field, including a new requirement that all adults must print a ticket for the free event, and introducing a new experience with Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell.

Already known for his love of Fortnite, fans will have the opportunity to play video games with Blake Snell for a $500 contribution to the Rays Baseball Foundation, a charity that focuses on youth and educational programming. The one hour experience comes with a personalized Rays jersey and four tickets to a game.

Fans will also be able to buy tickets in a viewing gallery for $50, which guarantees an autograph from Blake Snell. All other autograph opportunities follow the standard $25 ticket process, again with all proceeds going to the Rays Baseball Foundation.

You can get all the rest of the Fan Fest details here.

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