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Details of SWB Yanks ballpark lease emerge

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) will cover cost overruns and contribute to future maintenance of PNC Field while paying higher rent, as details of a new lease becomes public. Lackwanna County and the Multi-Purpose Stadium Authority will be considering a proposed lease for a renovated PNC Field; Mandalay Baseball Properties and the New York […]

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Judge: Lackawanna County entitled to keep ballpark profits

An impasse between Lackawanna County and Luzerne County was broken by Senior Judge Harold Thomson, who agreed with Lackawanna County’s argument that it was entitled to all the profits from the operations of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) after Mandalay Baseball and the New York Yankees took over management of the team. The […]

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PNC Field funding on hold

State funding for an extreme makeover of PNC Field, home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League), is on hold while new Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett reviews it and other last-minute grants made by outgoing Gov. Ed Rendell. There’s no indication the spending will actually be scrapped; local officials were expecting the review and […]

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