Aviators miss out on Triple-A Championship at Las Vegas Ballpark but top PCL in attendance again.
The clock is ticking for the city of Oakland and the Athletics to hammer out a deal to make the team’s $12 billion waterfront ballpark development dream closer to reality.
Las Vegas ballpark site talks heating up between the Oakland Athletics and casino magnate Phil Ruffin.
The Oakland Athletics promoted Aviators catcher Shea Langeliers, their top-ranked minor league prospect. He hit .286 with 19 home runs and 56 RBIs for the Aviators.
The Oakland Athletics are trying to get a deal done in the Bay Area or Las Vegas for a new stadium.
Rob Manfred says A’s owner John Fisher “has invested really significant dollars in trying to get baseball in Oakland on an even footing, a sustainable footing over the long haul.”
The vote would’ve been advisory in nature and only served as public guidance for the council’s potential decision on the project.
Thursday’s vote by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission allows the A’s pursuit of a new ballpark in Oakland to move forward.
The Oakland Athletics are “cautiously optimistic” heading into Thursday’s key vote on the future use of 56 acres that could be the site of a new ballpark for the A’s.
It’s not just a coincidence that three days before a crucial vote in Oakland news broke that MLB would not charge the A’s a relocation fee if they moved to Las Vegas.
If the Oakland Athletics end up moving to Las Vegas, Major League Baseball wouldn’t charge the team a relocation fee, sources with knowledge of the situation told the Review-Journal.
Oakland Athletics president Dave Kaval told the Review-Journal he didn’t have a timeline on when the potential Las Vegas stadium site could be announced.
Ryan Ludwick and Larry Brown, who will be inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame, said Las Vegas is capable of being home to the Oakland Athletics.