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Henderson Tried to Bring Diamondbacks to Vegas Area

Last year, Henderson (NV) officials quietly began a push to lure the Arizona Diamondbacks from the team’s Phoenix home to their city. Although discussions have stalled, the move signals Henderson’s desire to grow as a professional sports-caliber city.  Read more here.

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D-Backs Ballpark Renderings Leaked?

It is no secret the Arizona Diamondbacks are looking for a new place to play, but renderings of a possible stadium have apparently been mistakenly made public on the Internet.  Read more here.

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County Settles Lawsuit, D-Backs Can Now Seek New Ballpark Deal

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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D-Backs Strike Deal with County Over Chase Field Dispute

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.

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Diamondbacks Introduce New Food Items

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.

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Diamondbacks Will Use Baseball Humidor in 2018

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.

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Dollars Approved for Needed Chase Field Repairs, but No Upgrades

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.

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