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PawSox President Dies

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyPawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) president James Skeffington, who was part of a 10-member group that purchased the team in February, died unexpectedly on Sunday while jogging near his home.  Read more here.  View PawSox news release here.

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Storm Chasers Announce ‘All-Star Week’ Festivities

Omaha Storm Chasers Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The First National Bank 2015 Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 15, is the culmination of several events during “All-Star Week” at Werner Park and in the Omaha Metro July 12-15. Earlier today, the Storm Chasers released the schedule for “All-Star Week” (#ASG15Omaha): Continue reading

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Worcester, New Bedford Realistic Backup Options for PawSox?

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyIf the deal being discussed in Providence (RI) to build a downtown baseball stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) falls through, officials in Worcester (MA) and New Bedford (MA) have expressed interest in getting in the PawSox relocation game.  Read about Worcester here.  Read about New Bedford here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the links.

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Providence City Council Feeling Disrespected Over Ballpark Plan

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe Providence City Council approved a resolution Thursday to invite the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) to discuss their ballpark plan with them — obviously feeling disrespected that the PawSox owners have talked with everyone about their plan but the council.  The resolution included a snarky, “that as of this time, April 27″ [the date it was filed] “the team Continue reading

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Alternate Site Offered for Proposed PawSox Ballpark

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe owners of the former Victory Polishing and Plating Co. headquarters downtown want the new PawSox ownership group to consider their property as an alternative ballpark location if the team can’t get the former I-195 land they’re seeking now.  Read more and watch news report here.

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PawSox Pitch Ballpark to State Commission

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyA ballpark in downtown Providence (RI) would be an economic catalyst for the city, according to the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League), but members of a state commission cast doubt Monday on the benefits of a new stadium.  Read more here

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PawSox Ballpark Update

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) said they’d consider buying the state land where they want to build a new ballpark in downtown Providence (RI).  They also want to meet with Governor Gina Raimondo soon to discuss the project.  Read more here.

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