PRESS RELEASE – Western North America’s premier summer collegiate baseball league continues to grow with Tuesday’s announcement from Baseball Edmonton introducing the Edmonton Riverhawks as the West Coast League’s 15th member team.
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West Coast League Adds Edmonton to Lineup
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Prospects Make Pitch for Lease Extension, Future Unclear
With its four-year lease expiring in March 2020, the Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Canadian Baseball League) has submitted a tenancy proposal for a 10-year lease of Re/Max Field. But it’s not the only group vying for the anchor space around a larger redevelopment of the surrounding neighborhood. Read more here.
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Edmonton Seeking RFP’s for Ballpark, Affiliated Owlz a Possible Contender
The city Edmonton (AB) is accepting pitches for tenancy at Remax Field, which could ultimately push the Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Canadian Baseball League) out after its 2019 season wraps up. A possible contender is reportedly the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League). Read more here.
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Edmonton Prospects Propose $3 Million in Upgrades, 25-Year Lease
The Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Canadian Baseball League) are looking to submit a proposal to the City of Edmonton (AB) over the next two weeks outlining around $3 million in upgrades to Remax Field, in exchange for a 25-year lease. Read more here.
Prospects Take Over Telus Field, Will Seek New Naming Rights Sponsor
Edmonton (AB) City Councillors gave the official go-ahead for the Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Major Baseball League) to take over Telus Field. In addition, Councillors agreed to allow the Prospects to look for a new naming sponsor, to contribute funds to support operating costs, and potentially make some changes to the facility. Read more and watch news report here.
Telus Field Headed for Wrecking Ball or American Association?
There are concerns in Edmonton (AB) that Telus Field, the current home of the Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Major Baseball League), could be leveled as the city is sending mixed messages about its future. Meanwhile, American Association commissioner Miles Wolff appears to have a long-term vision for the indy pro circuit that could have a Canadian division led by Edmonton replacing the Texas teams. Read more here.
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A Telus Field Revival?
Telus Field in Edmonton (AB) could become the center of a baseball stadium district that spurs Rossdale redevelopment similar to the impact of Rogers Place on downtown, a new report says. Read more here. The stadium is the former home of the Triple-A Edmonton Trappers (Pacific Coast League) and indy pro Edmonton Cracker-Cats/Capitals (Northern League/Golden Baseball Continue reading
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