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Can Tucson bring back pro baseball?

With the impending departure of the Tucson Padres (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), local officials are debating what can be done to bring back minor-league baseball or spring training to the city. Current T-Padres GM Mike Feder is optimistic about a possible return of Minor League Baseball to Tucson: “The only way of getting baseball […]

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El Paso breaks ground on new Triple-A ballpark

A host of Minor League Baseball dignitaries combined with local politicos to officially mark the ceremonial beginning of construction on a Class AAA Pacific Coast League ballpark in El Paso. Attendees included City, County, State and national dignitaries, representatives of both El Paso and other nearby communities including Ciudad Juárez; leadership from Minor League Baseball, […]

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Fed judge spanks El Paso ballpark opponents; petitions to be considered today

It appears there’s little gas left in the tank for new-ballpark opponents in El Paso, as a federal judge fines the group $5,000 for basically wasting the court’s time in trying to move a lawsuit from state to federal court. In addition, it doesn’t look like there’s much chance two petitions challenging the ballpark funding […]

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