Hey everyone!  Travis here with an update that you just need to read...especially if you are a Tampa Bay Rays Baseball fan!  Plus, now that the Tampa Bay Lightning have finished up their season! 

Escot Bus Lines and the Rays are starting a shuttle service to Friday Night Baseball Games.  They are committing to the first seven games, and then depending on how ridership is, they'll decide to continue the service. 

They scheduled pick-up locations in Pinellas, Hillsborough and Manatee Counties.  In Hills. Co., pick-up will be in the Channelside District, among other places, as well as various locations in other counties. 

Here are the games that have been committed -
April 17th VS. Chicago White Sox
May 1st VS Boston Red Sox
May 15th VS Cleveland Indians
May 29th VS Minnesota Twins
June 12th VS Washington Nationals
June 26th VS Florida Marlins
July 10th VS Oakland A’s

The pick-ups in Pinellas County are:
5:15 pm depart Tarpon Springs Shopping Mall (In Front of Big Lots & Staples), Price $15
5:45 pm depart Country Side Mall (Next to Firestone), Price $15
6:30 pm depart Courtside Grille, 110 Fountain Pkwy. N., St. Pete, Price $10
7:00 pm Approximate arrival at the Trop for a 7:38 pm game.

in Hillsborough County:
5:30 pm depart Beef O’ Brady’s (Best Western parking lot), 9331 E. Adamo Dr., Price $18
6:00 pm depart Channelside  (corner of Channelside & Beneficial), Price $15
6:30 pm depart Westshore Plaza (SE Parking lot In front of Sears), Price $12
7:00 pm Approximate arrival at the Trop for a 7:38 pm game.

in Manatee County:
5:15 pm depart from Beef O’ Brady’s, 5942 34th St. W, Bradenton, Price $18
6:00 pm depart from Beef O’ Brady’s, 1795 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Price $18 6:30 pm depart from Beef O’ Brady’s, 8913 US 301 N, Parrish, Price $18
7:00 pm Approximate arrival at the Trop for a 7:38 pm game.

Buses drop off and pick up near Gate 4 on 4th Ave. S. Buses depart 30 minutes after the final pitch. PLUS, coolers, food and drinks must be stored in the baggage bays on the bus, but you can bring them. 

Head over to www.EscotBusLines.com to get the scoop on the fairs. 

Have fun and enjoy some Tampa Bay Rays Baseball action!  And keep checking back for more great things to do in Tampa Bay!