This past week, the Maricopa County (AZ) Stadium Board of Directors voted 4-1 in favor of settling a lawsuit that will give the Arizona Diamondbacks a chance during the next five years to build a new ballpark somewhere else in the county and leave Chase Field by 2022. In exchange, the D-backs have to manage and maintain the existing stadium as long as they remain there. Read more here.
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Maricopa County has struck a deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks over Chase Field that allows the team to immediately begin looking for another home if it drops a lawsuit arguing the county should pay $187 million in repairs. Read more here.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have introduced a host of new food items at Chase Field for the 2018 season, including a hot dog hot dog topped in carne asada, french fries, guacamole, queso and pico de gallo. In the past, Chase has been the home to a bevy of hot dog options, including the cheeseburger dog, churro dog — and, naturally, churro dog 2.0. Read more and see photos here.
Chase Field’s standing as one of baseball’s most hitter-friendly ballparks is subject to change. The Arizona Diamondbacks officially will unveil a humidor for 2018. The humidor – a climate-controlled chamber in which baseballs are stored – could drastically impact how hard balls are hit and, as a result, how far they travel. Read more here.
The Maricopa County Stadium District has approved a $3.75 million contract for additional improvements to Chase Field, home field of the Arizona Diamondbacks, but it falls far short of the $187 million in upgrades the team is seeking. Read more here.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick — the spring-training home of the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks — has set attendance records for this year’s Cactus League games. Read more here.