Chase Field’s standing as one of baseball’s most hitter-friendly ballparks is subject to change. The Arizona Diamondbacks officially will unveil a humidor for 2018. The humidor – a climate-controlled chamber in which baseballs are stored – could drastically impact how hard balls are hit and, as a result, how far they travel. Read more here.
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After years of speculation and courtship, the Tampa Bay Rays are finally expected to announce Friday that they want to relocate the team to a site Ybor City near the Channel District, according to Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan. Read more here.
All 30 MLB teams will have protective netting extending to at least the far ends of both dugouts installed by Opening Day, Major League Baseball said Thursday. Read more here.
On Wednesday, the Colorado Rockies provided a sneak peek of its huge new video scoreboard being constructed in left-center at Coors Field. The massive new scoreboard will measure 8,369 square feet — 258 percent larger than the board it’s replacing. Read more and view rendering here.
A new minor league ballpark in Downtown Summerlin would provide an obstacle for Major League Baseball if it wanted to relocate to Las Vegas, Mayor Carolyn Goodman said. Read more here.
MLB.com has posted a guide to the Grapefruit League ballparks. If you have never been to spring training, we highly recommend a trip to Florida and/or Arizona, particularly if you are suffering in the winter months up north. The weather is usually perfect, the beer is cold, and the laid back atmosphere will give you that relaxing baseball peace of mind. Read more here.
It’s been announced that the Cleveland Indians plan to disassociate themselves with their Chief Wahoo logo and will no longer wear it on their uniforms or caps following the 2018 season. Read more here. View a timeline of Chief Wahoo here. So what might the Indians uniforms look like in 2019 and beyond? Read more and see photos here.