There are concerns in town that the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area could actually lose the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (now Empire State Yankees), if a stadium deal does not come together shortly. Read more here. We have not seen the option-to-buy contract between Lackawanna County and the New York Yankees/Mandalay Baseball Properties, but we thought the deal was a mere non-binding memorandum of understanding. Are we wrong? We’d love to get our hands on the paperwork to see what the potential buyers can and can’t do. Read more background here.