The Worcester Redevelopment Authority board unanimously voted Friday to take the first three properties needed to assemble the footprint for the construction of a minor league ballpark off Kelley Square. The board also voted to spend $23 million for the design and construction of a structured parking garage that will be built on the south side of Madison Street. Read more here.
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A plan to build a new $82 million stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) in Rhode Island may have won approval from the Rhode Island Senate, but House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello says the deal is “dead.” Read more here. In response, the PawSox have targeted the Speaker’s district with a mailer and an event to educate his constituents. Read more here.
The Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) have officially abandoned their quest to build a ballpark on part of the former I-195 land in Providence (RI). According to PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino, the team will now consider all other options and proposals, including potential other site locations in Providence. Read more here. Watch news report here.
The owners of the former Victory Polishing and Plating Co. headquarters downtown want the new PawSox ownership group to consider their property as an alternative ballpark location if the team can’t get the former I-195 land they’re seeking now. Read more and watch news report here.
A ballpark in downtown Providence (RI) would be an economic catalyst for the city, according to the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League), but members of a state commission cast doubt Monday on the benefits of a new stadium. Read more here
The owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) said they’d consider buying the state land where they want to build a new ballpark in downtown Providence (RI). They also want to meet with Governor Gina Raimondo soon to discuss the project. Read more here.
On Wednesday, the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) owners unveiled their big ask for state taxpayers to help pay for an $85-million ballpark project in Providence (RI). New Governor Gina M. Raimondo said the idea of a multipurpose stadium downtown is exciting. But, she added, “My top priority is getting Rhode Islanders back to work, and we have Continue reading
Providence Journal staff writer Paul Grimaldi takes an interesting look at James J. Skeffington, the “power broker” behind the proposed new ballpark in Providence (RI) for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League). Read more here.
The Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox (International League) last Friday unveiled new logos and uniforms for the 2015 season during the Paw Sox Holiday Party at McCoy Stadium. Read more here.
Part of the Boston Red Sox ownership group will reportedly purchase the Triple A Pawtucket Red Sox (International League), which for years was owned by Ben Mondor and his wife Madeleine. Ben Mondor passed away in 2010. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Pawtucket Red Sox have named Josh Maurer as a new radio broadcaster for the 2014 season. Josh will join Jeff Levering, who returns for his second season as lead play-by-play voice, as the duo will broadcast all 144 PawSox games on 920 WHJJ and the 12-station PawSox Radio Network. Maurer was chosen among more than 100 nationwide applicants to, in Continue reading
This really isn’t news, as it’s just an opinion piece, but Richard Benck, vice president of investment and risk managment for Unimin Corp. in New Canaan (CT), has made a wishful pitch for a new Fenway-like ballpark for the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox (International League) in downtown Providence (RI). The team plays at McCoy Stadium, built in 1942. Read more here. View 195 Redevelopment page here.
Broadcaster Steve Hyder has resigned his No. 2 post in the broadcast booth for the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox (International League) to write a book about his tenure with the team. He desired to be the Paw Sox’s lead play-by-play guy after Dan Hoard left the club for a job with the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals last year, but the team hired someone else. Hyder says he was “insulted” by the Continue reading