The City of Biloxi (MS) has one week to decide where the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League) will open the 2015 baseball season. If city leaders want the first home game to be played at MGM Park, and avoid a penalty of $10,000 for each game the Shuckers are forced to play elsewhere, it will cost another $1 million. Read more here.
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In an interview with Tampa Bay Times staff writer Stephen Nohlgren, Tampa Bay Rays owner Stu Sternberg vows to seek a replacement for Tropicana Field no later than 2022, with or without approval from St. Petersburg (FL). Read more here.
The summer collegiate Champion City Kings (Prospect League) of Springfield (OH) had an economic impact of about $3 million in Clark County, according to local tourism officials. The team is close to signing a four-year extension to stay at city-owned Carleton Davidson Stadium. The Kings were recently awarded the 2016 Prospect League All-Star Game. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – When the Suns arrived in Pittsfield prior to the 2012 season, they promised change and tenure. They accomplished the former right away, and are now pleased to announce a new agreement that will ensure the latter. Continue reading
As everyone expected, the final departure of minor league baseball from Huntsville (AL) has been delayed, as the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League), formerly the Huntsville Stars, will play at least 15 home games at Joe W. Davis Stadium this summer, as work on the new MGM Park in Biloxi (MS) continues. Read more here.
OneGoal LLC is working on transitioning Desert Sun Stadium from a baseball venue into a soccer facility. The organization has been working to bring professional soccer to the Yuma area since the summer of 2014, when they began exploring the idea of bringing a men’s Premier Development League (PDL) team to the area. Read more here.