Adelanto Moves to Evict Mavericks

High Desert Mavericks LogoThe city of Adelanto (CA) said in a press release Friday afternoon that it is moving forward to evict the High Desert Mavericks (Single-A, California League) from the stadium in which they have played for 25 years.  Read more here.  View a letter from the city to residence here.

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Filed under Lease & Contracts, Legal, Money & Financials, Stadium Issues

3 responses to “Adelanto Moves to Evict Mavericks

  1. Rf9

    You have to have another team move with hd

  2. Tad Ward

    be real interesting to see what happens.
    any place for them to land temporarily or relocate to permanently?

    revisit of carolina league? florida state league?

    • righthook

      Wasn’t it the Texas Rangers who came to an agreement with Kinston NC to put a Carolina League team there in the coming years? If so, High Desert happens to be the Cal League team for the Rangers. I am thinking that the HD owner just wants to drag this out in the courts or through arbitration long enough to have the ’16 season. Then he “agrees” to let Adelanto tear up the current lease. Win-win for the owner. He gets the ’16 season, then gets out of his lease so he can move the team without penalty.. And the council is probably not smart enough to realize that by doing this, they are helping the owner and damaging their own situation. They will just end up with an empty stadium.

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