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Senate Passes PawSox Ballpark Legislation, House Up to Bat

The Rhode Island Senate on Tuesday easily passed legislation for a new Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium, sending the bill to the House, where it has a more uncertain future.  Read more here.

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PawSox Ballpark Plan Passes Muster with Legislative Committee

The Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee approved an $83 million funding package to build a new Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) ballpark in Pawtucket.  The vote sends the bill to the full Rhode Island Senate, which is expected to vote on the measure next Tuesday.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Gov. Cuomo: Syracuse Chiefs to Become Syracuse Mets in 2019

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took some time between announcing initiatives in his “State of the State” address on Wednesday to break a little baseball news: The Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) will become the Syracuse Mets starting in 2019.  Read more here.

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Legislative Committee to Consider PawSox Ballpark Plan Thursday

The Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday this week to consider legislation to provide public support for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.

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Pawtucket Mayor Offers Plan B to Keep PawSox

Pawtucket (RI) Mayor Donald Grebien on Tuesday urged state legislators to consider a “Plan B” if they’re not willing to vote on the current stadium-financing plan to build a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.

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Rhode Island vs. Massachusetts, Urgent Call to Save PawSox

Pawtucket (RI) Mayor Donald Grebien has issued a “now or never” call for action on new ballpark to keep the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) in the city, as Worcester (MA) tries to lure the team across state lines.  Read more here.

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GCBC Issues Statement on Muckdogs

Genessee County Baseball Club (GCBC), the nonprofit that has owned the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League, issued a statement last week announcing that the franchise has been transferred to the league.  Read statement here. If the NYPL Muckdogs do not return to Dwyer Stadium in 2018, expect the summer collegiate PGCBL and NYCBL to be all over it.

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