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The A’s Will Not Be In AT&T Park Next Year

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On November 25, 2013 @ 11:59 AM In MLB | No Comments

Source: Craig Calcaterra, NBC Sports Hardball Talk [1]

Earlier this month Major League Baseball and the Oakland A’s told the Oakland Coliseum Authority that unless the Authority renews the A’s lease in Oakland for only two years — which the A’s and MLB want — instead of five — which the Authority wants — that the A’s could move to AT&T Park in San Francisco and play its home games there as early as next season.

Awkwardness averted: the Authority is voting on a two-year extension for the A’s today. The A’s deal is even going to be sweetened somewhat, as the new lease will give the team a greater share of the stadium’s food services and revenues. The vote is expected to pass.


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