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Brewers working on Miller Park enhancements

With an improbable playoff run, the Milwaukee Brewers recaptured the hearts and minds of Brewtown baseball fans. They’ll capitalize on this reignited passion with a slew of changes to Miller Park for the 2009 season.With an improbable playoff run, the Milwaukee Brewers recaptured the hearts and minds of Brewtown baseball fans. They’ll capitalize on this […]

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Will trash burner raise a stink at new Twins ballpark?

Despite studies indicating a garbage burner next to the new Minnesota Twins ballpark would not impact game attendees, Hennepin County is planning on spending $500,000 on technoloogy to reduce odors.Despite studies indicating a garbage burner next to the new Minnesota Twins ballpark would not impact game attendees, Hennepin County is planning on spending $500,000 on […]

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A’s seek upraded spring facilities

The Oakland A’s say they’ll spend $15 million on upgraded spring-training facilities, provided Phoenix pays back the money in coming years.The Oakland A’s say they’ll spend $15 million on upgraded spring-training facilities, provided Phoenix pays back the money in coming years. Owner Lew Wolff says he’d like to see new clubhouses at Phoenix Municipal Stadium […]

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City moves Ballpark Village forward, but Cards are long way from construction

A St. Louis city committee approved a proposal from the St. Louis Cardinals and Cordish Co. for a $300-million Ballpark Village next to Busch Stadium — but don’t look for construction to start anytime soon.A St. Louis city committee approved a proposal from the St. Louis Cardinals for a $320-million Ballpark Village next to Busch […]

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Ricketts lands Cubs, but financing issues remain

Tom Ricketts and family, who made their fortune launching the Ameritrade financial empire in Omaha, have been selected by the Tribune Co. as the buyers of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. Now comes the hard part: arranging financing for the $900-million transaction.Tom Ricketts and family, who made their fortune launching the Ameritrade financial empire […]

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Nationals lower some ticket prices, keep most the same price

Anticipating a hard 2009, the Washington Nationals dropped prices on some Nationals Park seats and kep the rest at the same levels. Another sign MLB anticipates a rough 2009: The Washington Nationals today individual ticket prices for the 2009 season, dropping the price The Nationals decreased season ticket prices for 7,500 seats at the ballpark, […]

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HuntMoss could benefit by no-bid Marlins ballpark work

The latest tempest in a teapot surrounding construction of a new Florida Marlins ballpark: Whether construction firm HuntMoss should receive a no-bid contract for site prep.The latest tempest in a teapot surrounding construction of a new Florida Marlins ballpark: Whether construction firm HuntMoss should receive a no-bid contract for site prep. HuntMoss has already been […]

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A new Dodgertown in the desert?

Frank McCourt wants to build a new hotel and conference center next to the team’s new Glendale ballpark, reminiscent of Vero Beach’s Dodgertown setup.Frank McCourt wants to build a new hotel and conference center next to the team’s new Glendale ballpark, reminiscent of Vero Beach’s Dodgertown setup. The complex would house Dodgers players in spring […]

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Orioles, Lee County close to deal?

The Baltimore Orioles and Lee County continue discussions about a move by the Birds to City of Palms Park for Spring Training 2012.The Baltimore Orioles and Lee County continue discussions about a move by the Birds to City of Palms Park for Spring Training 2012, with Lee County officials continuing to be optimistic about adding […]

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Marlins ballpark votes delayed

Final votes on a new ballpark for the Florida Marlins have been delayed once again, this time to February.Final votes on a new ballpark for the Florida Marlins have been delayed once again, this time to February. Both the city and Miam-Dade County must pass several votes on a lease and other agreements surrounding the […]

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