Help make a difference with Rays auction

Help make a difference with Rays auction

Published Jun. 12, 2012 2:21 p.m. ET

Ever wanted to blast a few home runs with Carlos Peña or learn how to paint the corners just like David Price? Wait no longer, Tampa Bay Rays fans. Rays fans tuning into Sun Sports for tonight’s matchup vs the New York Mets will have the opportunity to bid on some amazing experiences as part of the Rays Baseball Auction benefitting the Rays Baseball Foundation and Tampa General Hospital's Children's Medical Center.

The auction, which will be showcased online at and via the Sun Sports telecast, will allow fans to bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences including: Carlos Peña hitting lessons, David Price pitching lessons, Rays Executive for a Day, a trip to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game and a party at Tropicana Field.

Help make a difference in the Tampa Bay area by placing a bid on one of the five exclusive auction packages or purchasing tickets to manager Joe Maddon's Summer Social on Sunday, July 15. Tickets go on sale at 7:10 p.m. on June 13 during the Rays Broadcast Auction.