Category Archives: Market & Location

Rogues Announce New Ownership, New League

CSH International, Inc. today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell the Medford Rogues to local businessman, Treg Scott effective December 31st with Dave May continuing in his role as the team’s Chief Operating Officer.

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Rays Ybor City Ballpark Plan Dead

Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg said the plan to build a stadium in Ybor City (FL) is no longer viable but the team remains committed, for now, to looking again for a new home in the Tampa Bay area.  Read more here.

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Globe Life Park Finds New Life

WWE mogul Vince McMahon’s spinoff group Alpha Entertainment has announced the eight franchises for the second incarnation of the XFL, which is scheduled to begin play in 2020.  Among the eight inaugural franchises: one that will call Globe Life Park in Arlington (TX) it’s home.  Read more here.

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Portland Diamond Project Announces Land Deal

The group seeking to lure a MLB baseball team to Portland is expected to announce Today that it’s reached a tentative deal to buy land for a new stadium. The leading candidate appears to be the Port of Portland’s Terminal 2, a marine cargo terminal in Northwest Portland. Read more and view photos here.

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A’s Unveil Waterfront Ballpark Plan, Coliseum Redevelopment

The Oakland A’s have unveiled a “bigger than baseball” mega-ballpark deal that includes a “jewel box” waterfront stadium at Howard Terminal on the city’s waterfront.  Read more here.  View more renderings here.

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Knoxville Mayor Talks New Ballpark at Council Meeting

Talks are still going on a project aiming to bring baseball back to downtown Knoxville (TN).  The discussion comes and goes, but this week, Mayor Madeline Rogero brought up the idea in front of Knoxville City Council.  Read more here and watch news report here.

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Portland Baseball Project Withdraws Offer for Potential Ballpark Site

The Portland Diamond Project has reportedly withdrawn its offer on the Portland Public Schools site on which to build a proposed new Major League Baseball ballpark.  The chosen site will apparently be announced in the next three weeks.  Read more here.

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