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It’s official: Canadians now farm team for Toronto

You read it here first, and it was officially announced today: the Toronto Blue Jays have signed a player-development contract with the Vancouver Canadians, as the only two Canadian teams in affiliated ball join forces. The announcement confirms what we reported yesterday. Here’s the word from the official press release: Partnering with Vancouver is a […]

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Vegas mayor: We’re ready to build ballpark for American League team

Mayor Oscar Goodman says his city has launched talks regarding a new 45,000-seat roofed ballpark in downtown Las Vegas, adding that an American League team is involved. Two guesses as to what team he’s alluding to, but be warned: Goodman’s enthusiasm sometimes outpaces reality. During his weekly press conference today, Goodman discussed the early stages […]

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San Jose to move forward with ballpark referendum; Selig “disappointed”

Clearly frustrated by the lack of progress and communication over a proposed San Jose ballpark for the Oakland A’s, city leaders decided to go ahead with a fall referendum on the proposal to donate land to the project. Not surprisingly, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig isn’t too thrilled with the idea. Oakland A’s owner Lew Wolff […]

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