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Andrew Dunn on Carlsbad Series: ‘Worst Decision I’ve Made…’

Pecos League commissioner Andrew Dunn isn’t happy with his decision to play a series of games in Carlsbad (NM), as evidenced by a few majorly blunt quotes in the local paper.  The hope was that a strong turnout could put the community on the map for 2012 expansion, but poor attendance (a mere 23 for Game 1 on Sunday) puts that idea in serious jeopardy.  Read more here.

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Carlsbad and San Marcos Out, Clock Now Ticking for Escondido

The City of Escondido just north of San Diego is now on the clock for the Triple-A Portland Beavers.  Indeed, it will take some heavy lifting to get a ballpark deal done.  Reportedly the Pacific Coast League has given the Beavers permission to play next season at the home of the Single-A Lake Elsinore Storm, but a new Econdido ballpark must open by the 2012 season.  Read more here.

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