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Tacoma to Host 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game

The Tacoma Rainiers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) and Cheney Stadium will be selected to host the 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game, reports the Seattle Times. This news will be made official as part of a press conference in Tacoma this afternoon that will include Pacific Coast League (PCL) president Branch Rickey III and team officials.  (more…)

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2011 Renovation of the Year: Cheney Stadium

We’re back with our second round of Ballpark Digest awards for 2011. Today, we have another renovation award: Best Renovation ($20M+) for Cheney Stadium, home of the Tacoma Rainiers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League). To say that the renovation notable is an understatement. Making changes to something considered an institution in the local community is […]

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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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