It appears the Oakland Athletics have plans for a new stadium. A’s president Dave Kaval said in March that a ballpark site announcement was on schedule for 2017. But on Friday, the A’s more confidently tweeted “a ballpark site in Oakland will be announced later this year.” Read more and see tweet here.
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Sue Lucchi grew up in the Whitestone section of Queens (NY), in a house her grandfather built. She was a passionate New York Mets fan and wore Keith Hernandez‘s No. 17 as she played soccer and softball through high school. Read more here.
After more than six weeks in Florida for Spring Training and an 11-day road trip, the Atlanta Braves are finally coming home to their new digs. Following two impressive dress rehearsals, SunTrust Park officially opens tonight when the Braves host the Padres at 7:35 p.m. ET. Read more here. View gallery of food locations here. Watch unveiling of Bobby Cox statue here.
Shortly before throwing out the first pitch at Tropicana Field on Wednesday evening, St. Petersburg (FL) Mayor Rick Kriseman made a much more important pitch to the Tampa Bay Rays: Stay put. Watch video here.
As the 2017 Major League Baseball season gets underway, CBS Sports takes a look at the best new and wildest food items at MLB ballparks. Read more and view photo gallery here.