Tag Archives: Worcester (MA)

Pawtucket Mayor Offers Plan B to Keep PawSox

Pawtucket (RI) Mayor Donald Grebien on Tuesday urged state legislators to consider a “Plan B” if they’re not willing to vote on the current stadium-financing plan to build a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.

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Rhode Island vs. Massachusetts, Urgent Call to Save PawSox

Pawtucket (RI) Mayor Donald Grebien has issued a “now or never” call for action on new ballpark to keep the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) in the city, as Worcester (MA) tries to lure the team across state lines.  Read more here.

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Worcester Looks to Expand Property for Potential PawSox Ballpark

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is exploring the expansion of the boundaries of vacant redevelopment property that could serve as a location for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League), should negotiations with the team proceed.  Read more here.

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PawSox Visit Worcester

Just how productive it was remains to be seen, but top brass from the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) were in Worcester (MA) Friday, July 21, for what one city official said was a tour of the city, mostly in the Canal District.  Read more here.

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Deadline Ends for Exclusive PawSox Ballpark Talks, Back to Worcester Chatter

The Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) are officially interested in talking to other cities that might be equally interested in having the minor league baseball team in their community, including Worcester (MA).  Read more here.  Read Worcester background here.

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The Bravehearts: A Worcester Success Story

Worcester Bravehearts LogoWhen it comes to sports, Worcester hasn’t exactly hit a home run.  The repeated failures of teams to survive – Tornadoes, Sharks, Surge, IceCats, Marauders, Bombardiers, et al. – have left many sports fans feeling jilted and alone.  But the Worcester Bravehearts are drawing record crowds, placing 10th in the country in average per-game attendance for a summer collegiate baseball league this year.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Bravehearts to Host 2016 Futures League All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

Worcester Bravehearts LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Worcester Bravehearts have won back-to-back championships and broken multiple attendance records in their short existence, but the best is yet to come. In 2016, the organization will bring a premier baseball event to Worcester as the city has been selected to host the 2016 Futures League All Star Game. Continue reading

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