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Rainiers ownership change finalized

Talk about timing: 11 days before a renovated Cheney Stadium opens for business, businessman Mikal Thomsen and the Baseball Club of Tacoma take control of the Tacoma Rainiers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), as the purchase is now final. The Thomsen group is local. Thomsen is not a sporting neophyte — he’s part of the […]

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Rainiers on the block

When Cheney Stadium opens in April after an extreme makeover, the Tacoma Rainiers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) may be close to having new owners with ties to the Seattle Mariners, as a local group led by Mikal Thomsen is looking to buy the team from Bob and Kirby Schlegel and minority investor Nick Lachey. […]

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