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No, Canada

Prospects for Minor League Baseball returning to Ottawa and Montreal have dimmed in recent weeks, as a lack of funding for new and improved facilities is proving to be an impediment to any franchise shifts. With the rebound of the Canadian dollar, MiLB teams moving into Canada has been seen by many owners as a […]

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Ottawa out of running for SWB Yanks — but in line for affiliated ball

There’s virtually no chance the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) will be playing next season in Ottawa Stadium, but a Canadian ownership group is working to bring an Eastern League team to Canada’s capital city for 2013. Where the Yankees will end up remains a matter of conjecture, and the issue will be decided […]

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SWB Yanks potentially on road for 2012

It appears the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) will play their home schedule away from Moosic next season, as the league has tentatively approved an alternative site while upgrades to PNC Field are performed. UPDATED! The original plan was to work around the upgrades to the ballpark and do the majority of the work […]

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Ottawa: Ballpark should be converted to concert venue

Ottawa Stadium, the former home to International League and Can-Am League teams, should be converted to a multiuse concert and event venue, under a city-staff recommendation due for debate this week. The ballpark, formerly home to the Ottawa Lynx (Class AAA; International League) and two Can-Am League teams, is currently leased to a local semi-pro […]

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The Week That Was: Nov. 28

New uniforms and logos, independent-baseball shifts, a possible return to Ottawa for affiliated ball and ballpark renovations were in the news this week. The most popular stories on Ballpark Digest for the past week, as measured in page views. Altoona Curve unveils new look, logos, colors Group says it’s ready to play in Omaha; MECA […]

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