September 9 in Tampa Bay baseball:
- The St. Petersburg Devil Rays win the Florida State League championship, the franchise's first ever at any level, with a 5-1 win at Al Lang Field over the Vero Beach Dodgers.
- Infielder Rey Ordonez was transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- 2003 draft selection Delmon Young was signed to a 5-year Major League contract.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Molina, Carmen et al., eds (2008). 2008 Tampa Bay Rays Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Tampa Bay Rays Communications Department. p. 369.
- Vaughn, Rick; Costello, Chris; Molina, Carmen et al., eds (2004). Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2004 Media Guide. St. Petersburg, FL: Devil Rays Public Relations Department. p. 295.