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What’s Next for McCoy Stadium, Apex Site?

What’s next for McCoy Stadium, now that the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) ownership has decided to relocate the franchise to a new ballpark in Worcester (MA).  Read more here.

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MiLB Baseball Done in Pawtucket? Maybe Not

Minor-league franchise owner Art Solomon said he would personally try to bring a Single-A team to McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket (RI) to replace the Worcester (MA)-bound Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.

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WooSox? PawSox Tour Possible Ballpark Site in Worcester

As rumors swirl the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) are leaving for Worcester (MA), team leadership confirmed they toured a potential stadium site in Worcester on Tuesday.   This comes days after the team applied to trademark, “WooSox,” the speculated name of the team should they move and re-brand.  Read more and watch news report here.

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R.I. Governor Signs Ballpark Bill, Ball Now in PawSox Court

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo signed the baseball stadium financing legislation into law Friday, and now the attention turns to the Pawtucket Red Sox and whether they will choose to take the state’s offer or leave for Worcester.  Read more here.

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PawSox Keeping Worcester in the Field of Options

Despite Rhode Island lawmakers passing a bill calling for the building of an $83-million ballpark to keep the Pawtucket Red Sox in the state, conversations between Worcester and the team continue.  Read more here.

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PawSox to Become ‘Hot Wieners’

PRESS RELEASE – The Pawtucket Red Sox are changing their name…for one night anyway. The PawSox announced last night following their game at McCoy Stadium that they will take the field as the Pawtucket Hot Wieners on Thursday, August 16 when they host the Durham Bulls at 7:05 pm at McCoy Stadium. The name change pays homage to one of Rhode Island’s most famous cuisines – the hot wiener!

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A New Financing Plan for New PawSox Ballpark

A new Pawtucket Red Sox  (Triple-A, International League) dsstadium financing plan unveiled by House leadership late Wednesday would use future tax revenue in a large area of the city’s core to pay for a new ballpark and surrounding infrastructure. It would also give public officials the power seize land for the stadium by eminent domain.  Read more here.

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