Rays Back Off New Stadium

ST. PETERSBURG -

Rays President Matt Silverman said there isn't enough public support for the November referendum, and placed the search for a new stadium in the hands of a so-called 'citizen's committee' is headed by Jeff Lyash, the CEO of Progress Energy.

The downtown St. Petersburg Stadium is still on the table. It remains to be seen whether the new committee will include members from outside Pinellas County.

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