The Arizona Diamondbacks have had discussions with the city of Henderson regarding the possibility of relocating the team to Nevada. Henderson gave its side of the story, now it’s time to hear from the people of Arizona. LVRJ host Cassie Soto and LVRJ Sports Columnist Ed Graney made the trip to Phoenix to hear first-hand reactions from fans who have followed the team since its inception in 1998.
It’s been five years since the Mountain Ridge Little League team captured the attention of the city of Las Vegas during the run in the 2014 Little League World Series. The team manager, Ashton Cave, says the team still serves as role models and inspires youth to this day. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Henderson officials tried to lure Arizona Diamondbacks from Phoenix with four potential stadium sites in mind, including one behind the future home of the future Raiders headquarters. Discussions between the team and the city stalled out, but Henderson still wants to attract professional sports to the area.(Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Reno Aces and Las Vegas Aviators at Las Vegas Ballpark, July 1, 2019. (Las Vegas Aviators)
Sheldon Neuse blasts 2-run homer
Las Vegas Grounds Keeper Collin Doebler
Las Vegas scores four times in the ninth for a 9-8 win.
Brown sacrifice fly
Corban Joseph belts solo home run for Las Vegas
Jorge Mateo belts a two-out triple in the fifth inning to give the Aviators a 6-0 lead.