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Making the MLB Case for Portland

MLB LogoWith Commissioner Rob Manfred hinting a possible Major League Baseball expansion, Portland Tribune sports reporter Kerry Eggers takes a look at Portland (OR) as a potential relocation or expansion market.  Read more here.

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Montreal Catches Baseball (Returning) Fever

Montreal Expos LogoAlong the back wall of a sleek new souvenir and magazine shop at Trudeau International Airport in Montreal (QC), there is an array of sports team products: jerseys, hats, coffee mugs and the like.  The logos on the merchandise were for only two teams, the NHL’s Canadiens, and the Expos, a baseball team that has not existed for more than a decade.  Read more here.

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Ranking the Price of Beer at MLB Parks

Major League Baseball LogoBased on data from the Team Marketing Report, the folks at VinePair.com have released an infographic of the price of the cheapest beer at every Major League Baseball stadium, including total cost and by ounce.  Read more and view infographic here.

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MLB Commissioner Talks Expansion

Major League Baseball LogoWe’re playing a little catch up here after more than a week of travel, but if you missed it, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred shared a vision of the league that could include expansion.  Montreal, Charlotte, San Antonio, Portland (OR), Las Vegas, Oklahoma City, northern New Jersey, Mexico City or Monterrey (Mexico) are listed by ESPN as potential targets for new or relocated franchises.  Read more here.

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MLB’s Best Ballpark Eats

Major League Baseball LogoFreelance writer Eric Brown takes a look at the best food items at every Major League Baseball ballpark, including the chicken waffle cone at Houston’s Minute Maid Park and crab dip fries at Baltimore’s Camden Yards.  Read more here.

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LaBatt Park: The World’s Best Ballpark Never Built

Montreal Expos LogoThe best major league baseball park that was never built was given a name: LaBatt Park.  A scale model of the stadium now sits on the lobby floor of the Montreal architecture firm Provencher Roy.  Read more here.

Montreal Expos Labatt Park Rendering w Night Skyline

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Montreal Mayor to Meet with MLB Commissioner to Pitch Return of Baseball

Montreal Expos LogoThere really isn’t much new here, but Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre says he plans to meet with the commissioner of Major League Baseball at the end of the month in his ongoing quest to see the sport return to the city.  Read more and watch video here.

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