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It’s Official: Summerlin Getting New Ballpark, 51s

Clark County (NV) commissioners have unanimously approved the permit to build the new Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) baseball stadium in Downtown Summerlin, not far from the Golden Knights’ practice facility.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Governor Stands by Current PawSox Ballpark Proposal

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo on Tuesday stood by the current proposal to build a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox and said House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s concerns about public risk in the deal have not convinced her it needs to be renegotiated.  Read more here.

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PawSox Disclose Net Equity, But Won’t Disclose Profits

The owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) have refused a request from the Senate Finance Committee to disclose how much of an annual profit the team generates at McCoy Stadium, as the panel considers a ballpark financing plan.  Read more here.

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Pawtucket City Council Votes to Approve Ballpark Resolution

At a special meeting Tuesday night, the Pawtucket (RI) City Council approved a resolution encouraging the General Assembly to allow the city to bond up to $15 million for the cost of the proposed Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Howard Hughes Corp. to Build New Summerlin Ballpark for 51s

Howard Hughes Corp., which acquired a controlling ownership interest in the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) earlier this year, announced plans to build a 10,000-seat ballpark in downtown Summerlin (NV) that will break ground by early 2018 and be ready for the 2019 season.  Read more here.  As previously announced, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority acquired naming rights for the stadium in a 20-year, $80 million deal.

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Mets to Acquire Syracuse Chiefs

The New York Mets have reached an agreement to buy the Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) and make the baseball team its top minor league affiliate.  Read more here.

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Unique $80 Million Naming Rights Deal On Deck for Proposed ‘Las Vegas Ballpark’

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will consider spending $80 million over 20 years on the naming rights for the “Las Vegas Ballpark,” a Triple A baseball stadium in Summerlin where the Las Vegas 51s would play beginning in 2019.  Read more here.

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