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Perdue Stadium upgrades recommended

A consultant for the Maryland Stadium Authority has recommended $5.7 million in upgrades to Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, home of the Delmarva Shorebirds (Low Class A; Sally League). The report recommends changes to bring the ballpark up to modern standards, including the installation of a new scoreboard, new field and drainage system, a new wraparound […]

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A’s sign two-year lease to stay at Coliseum

The Oakland A’s and the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority agreed on a two-year lease extension for O.co Coliseum, giving the team control of concessions and flexibility for the future. The two sides had suffered through some contentious negotiations: the authority, believing it had the upper hand, sought a lease extension between five and eight years […]

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Flying Squirrels lease: $1.7M annually; naming rights could lower than number

A proposed Richmond Flying Squirrels (Class AA; Eastern League) new-ballpark lease payment of $1.7 million could be lowered with the sale of naming rights. The Richmond Economic Development Authority is taking the lead on the development of a new Shockoe Bottom ballpark, and the lease would be between the EDA and the Squirrels. The Squirrels […]

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Wolff: No move to AT&T Park — yet

An A’s move to AT&T Park was indeed broached by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig during lease negotiations, but Oakland owner Lew Wolff says his team will play at O.co Coliseum — for the time being. The threat from Selig came as the A’s were engaged in some contentious lease negotiations with the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum […]

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