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Pawtucket Officials Mull Future of PawSox Baseball Stadium

Officials in Worcester announced Friday they made a deal to bring the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox to the city

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    Pawtucket Red Sox Announce Move to Worcester

    The Red Sox' Triple-A affiliate will move from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, to Worcester, Massachusetts.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 17, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Rhode Island officials are pondering the future of a city-owned stadium now that the Pawtucket Red Sox have announced plans to leave.

    • Worcester officials announced Friday that they have made a deal to bring the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox to the city.

    • Minor League Baseball territory rules likely would prohibit another team from moving into Pawtucket's McCoy Stadium.

    Rhode Island officials are pondering the future of a city-owned stadium now that the minor league Pawtucket Red Sox have announced they intend to leave for Massachusetts.

    Worcester officials announced Friday that they have made a deal to bring the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox to the city. The Providence Journal reports that Minor League Baseball territory rules likely would prohibit another team from moving into Pawtucket's McCoy Stadium.

    A spokesman for Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor on Monday said Pryor has been meeting with Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien. This year's state budget includes $300,000 for repairs at the 76-year-old stadium.

    Grebien says although many were struggling with the news Friday, the city will "continue to move forward toward an even brighter future."

    PawSox Announce Move to Worcester

    [NECN] PawSox Announce Move to Worcester

    The Pawtucket Red Sox will move to Worcester, Massachusetts, in 2021.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 17, 2018)

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