Category Archives: Market & Location

Orem to Pueblo Announcement at 11:00 A.M. CDT Today

The owner of the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League) Jeff Katofsky, will be in Pueblo (CO) Wednesday to present his intentions to relocate his team to the city.  The announcement is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. CDT.  Read more here.  Stayed tuned for more details.

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Orem Owlz Relocating to Pueblo

A well-placed source confirms that the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League) are relocating to Pueblo (CO).  A formal announcement is scheduled for Wednesday.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Land Eyed for Portland Ballpark No Longer Available

A large Northwest Portland industrial site eyed for a potential Major League Baseball stadium has been sold to a group of longtime real-estate investors and developers.  Read more here.

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City Endorses Pueblo Ballpark Plan

The Pueblo (CO) City Council gave its unanimous endorsement to Pueblo County’s plan to locate a minor-league baseball stadium in the Downtown during its regular meeting Monday.  Read more here.

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Commissioner Pours Cold Water on Downtown Pueblo Ballpark Idea

Up until now, Pueblo County Commissioner Garrison Ortiz has remained on the bench when it comes to the issue of bringing a minor league baseball stadium to Downtown Pueblo (CO).  Read more here.

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North Alabama Excited for New Ballpark, Baseball Team

Investors are hoping that on Tuesday, April 14th of 2020, baseball fans in Northern Alabama can sit in the stands and root for the home team.  What they’ll be shouting is unclear because the team doesn’t yet have a name, but leaders with Ballcorps LLC say this field of dreams is about to become a reality.  Read more and watch news report here.  View new renderings from Populous here.

 

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Elmore Weighing Options in San Antonio, Chooses GM to Ramp Up Amarillo Operations

Nearly a year later after announcing the move of the Colorado Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) to San Antonio (TX), the Elmore Sports Group’s pursuit of a new stadium remains in the exploratory stage.  Read more here.  (Subscription required.)  Meanwhile, it’s been announced that Sky Sox GM Tony Ensor has been tapped to run Elmore’s new Double-A, Texas League club in Amarillo (TX) (the relocating San Antonio Missions).  Sky Sox Assistant GM Chris Phillips has been promoted to GM.  Read more here.

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