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Windsor ballpark effort dies

An effort to being a High-A Cal League team to Windsor, Cal., apparently has died on the vine, but it’s not entirely clear whether the San Francisco Giants had anything to do with it: organizers say yes, but the team says no. Chris Lee had received approval from the Windsor Town Council to explore the […]

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Thinking big in Escondido

The city of Escondido (Cal.) certainly is thinking big when it comes to a new home for the wandering Portland Beavers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League): What began as a $50 million ballpark has now expanded to a $180-million, 150-acre Sports Entertainment District, which could tie up every penny of city development money for years. […]

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Bevos to Tucson for 2011

With so much uncertainty surrounding a proposed new ballpark in Escondido and concern about wear and tear at The Diamond, the home of the Lake Elsinore Storm (High Class A; California League), the decision apparently has been made to relocate the Portland Beavers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) temporarily to Tucson Electric Park for the […]

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Affiliated ball back to Orlando?

Organized Minor League Baseball might be returning to Orlando, as businessman Armando Gutierrez Jr. is taking with the New York Yankees about moving the Tampa Yankees (High Class A; Florida State League) to a site out near the city’s theme parks — but the plan is very far from firm. Gutierrez’s plan relies on receiving […]

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