The Wichita (KS) City Council plans will vote whether or not to approve an agreement with the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) for the relocation to Wichita and the construction of a new stadium. The Council will also vote this morning on whether to enter a settlement agreement with the Wichita Wingnuts (Independent Professional, American Association) to terminate their 10-year lease of Lawrence-Dumont. Staff reports show the settlement is around $2 million, paid over time from now until 2026. Read more and watch news report here. UPDATE: Ballpark project and settlement approved.
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Wichita (KS) is in talks with the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) to be Wichita’s new team, several sources said Wednesday. The deal is close to being finalized but is not yet done, sources say. Mayor Jeff Longwell plans a baseball announcement of some sort at his regular Thursday briefing. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – After nearly a quarter-century as the New Orleans Zephyrs, the 2017 season will mark the beginning of a new era for professional baseball in the Crescent City with the renamed New Orleans Baby Cakes, the team revealed at a ceremony on Tuesday night. Continue reading