According to principal owner Stuart Sternberg, the Tampa Bay Rays’ top-five choices for a new stadium — three in Tampa and two in St. Petersburg — are unavailable. That may push the team’s time line for finding a new site from August to the end of 2017. Read more here.
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Over the past few years, baseball teams have battled for the most outrageous food items. It’s a race that continues into the 2017 season. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Speaking with members of Bay Area media, Oakland A’s president Dave Kaval said the location of a new stadium for the team is on schedule for announcement this year. He also talked about improving the overall fan experience at the A’s existing home, including lower beer prices and better food, a larger assortment of merchandise, and doing a better job of honoring the A’s rich baseball history. Read more here.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, the owners of both teams and other local and county officials highlighted opening festivities for The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Read more and view photos and news report here.
Dave Kaval had a new audience Sunday when he talked about his vision for a new Oakland A’s ballpark – A’s players themselves. Read more here. Meanwhile, owner John Fisher is reportedly investing millions of dollars in finding the best place to build a new ballpark in Oakland, underscoring the A’s commitment to the Bay Area city. Read more here.
In his first news conference since October 2015, Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno said Saturday that his team is staying at Angel Stadium for the foreseeable future. Read more here.