Report: Rays owner Stuart Sternberg has discussed moving the team to Montreal

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Many have long speculated about the possibility of the Rays moving to Montreal if things don’t work out in Tampa Bay and the scenario is naturally coming up again now that Andrew Friedman has left for the Dodgers and Joe Maddon has opted out of his contract. Bill Madden of the New York Daily Newsburied this little tidbit in a column this morning:

Rays owner Stuart Sternberg has been frustrated in his efforts to get out of Tropicana Field in St. Pete and move to a new stadium in Tampa, but there is growing belief that the economically depressed Tampa Bay area won’t support the Rays no matter where they play. And according to sources, Sternberg has had discussions with wealthy Wall Street associates about moving the Rays to Montreal, which has been without a major-league franchise since the Expos were transferred to Washington in 2005. As one…

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