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A’s President Talks New Ballpark with Players, Millions to be Spent on Site Selection

Oakland A's LogoDave 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.

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Angels Will Remain at Ballpark for Foreseeable Future

Los Angeles Angels LogoIn 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.

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MLB Commissioner Doesn’t Rule Out Ads on Jerseys

Major League Baseball LogoMajor League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred discusses speeding up the pace of the game, the possibility of ads on jerseys and the future of baseball via Bloomberg.com.  Watch report here.  Read about deal putting GE logo on Boston Celtics jerseys here.

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Deal to Sell Marlins in the Works

Miami Marlins New LogoSources report that Miami Marlins president David Samson has said that there is a $1.6 billion “handshake agreement” for the MLB team.  Current owner Jeffrey Loria paid $158 million for the baseball team in 2002.  Read more here.  Loria gets skewered here and here.

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Nats Moving in to New Spring Training Home

Washington Nationals WThe Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is one step closer to being ready to host the Washington Nationals for spring training.  Even though construction is still underway for parts of the facility, two trucks loaded with thousands of pieces of equipment arrived Thursday morning.  Read more and watch news report here.

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A’s Will Announce New Stadium Site this Year

Oakland A's LogoSpeaking at the club’s FanFest on Saturday afternoon, team president Dave Kaval, who is spearheading the Oakland Athletics search for a new ballpark, said the team will announce a site by the end of the year.  Viable site options are reportedly down to four.  Read more here and here.

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Indians to Host 2019 MLB All-Star Game

Cleveland Indians LogoThe Cleveland Indians and their home city will be under the spotlight come 2019, when Cleveland will host the MLB All-Star Game for the sixth time in franchise history.  Read more and watch report here.

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