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Lawsuit Over Sale of B-Mets Allowed to Proceed, But Owners Can Look to Other Buyers

Binghampton Mets LogoFederal District Court Judge David Hurd issued a ruling Thursday, telling the owners of the Binghamton Mets (Double-A, Eastern League) that there is sufficient cause to allow Main Street Baseball, which claims it has a contract to purchase the club, to proceed with the breach of contract suit.  However, the judge rejected a request by Main Street to stop team owners from negotiating Continue reading

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Debating Admissions Tax Redirect to Pay for Yard Goats Yard

Hartford BaseballLegislators argued Monday over whether the state should send the 10 percent admissions tax on minor league baseball tickets back to Hartford (CT) to provide financial help for building a new stadium for the coming Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League). Read more here.

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Development Coming to Land Surrounding Arvest Ballpark

Northwest Arkansas Naturals LogoThe land surrounding Arvest Ballpark, home of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Double-A, Texas League), has remained mostly undeveloped since the opening of the stadium in 2008, but Springdale (AR) Mayor Doug Sprouse says this will soon change.  Read more here.

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Atlantic League to New Britain?

New Britain Rock Cats LogoSince early March, when the New Britain Rock Cats (Double-A, Eastern League) informed New Britain they’re ending their lease of the city’s stadium after this year, Mayor Erin Stewart has been fielding calls from interested potential tenants.  She’s already spoken with top indy pro Atlantic League officials and both sides want to see whether a New Britain team could work.  Read more here.

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Arvest Bank, Naturals Renew Stadium Naming Rights Agreement

Northwest Arkanas NaturalsPRESS RELEASE – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals and Arvest Bank have reached an agreement to extend the bank’s naming rights to the Springdale-based Arvest Ballpark through 2027. Continue reading

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Feesers, Inc. Announced as Food Service Provider for FirstEnergy Stadium

Reading Fightin Phills LogoPRESS RELEASE – Beginning with the 2015 season, the Reading Fightin Phils have announced that Feesers, Inc. Distributors will be the team’s food service supplier at FirstEnergy Stadium. As part of the multi-year partnership between the two organizations, Feesers, Inc. will also hold signage and be the presenting sponsor for two games this season among other elements of the deal. Continue reading

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DiBella Committed to Richmond, Calls Ballpark ‘Dilapidated’

Richmond Flying SquirrelsLou DiBella, the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ (Double-A, Eastern League) president and managing general partner, said despite his frustrations with the progress of new ballpark discussions in Richmond (VA), his group remains committed to the city and providing a strong fan experience at their “dilapidated” home on the Boulevard.  Read more here.

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