Jeter group buying Marlins could remove home-run sculpture from ballpark

Jeffrey Loria has reportedly agreed to sell the Miami Marlins to a group fronted by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. With the smoke clearing, we’re starting to get more information about the new group and its plans — including one possibility that figures to be unpopular.

The Oakland Athletics play the Boston Red Sox in the third inning of their game at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

What do you want in a new Oakland A’s stadium? The team is dying to know.

Plenty of ink has been spilled over the possible location for the new Oakland A’s ballpark. But what do fans really care about?
An online survey released by the A’s asks the team’s devotees not only to rank the three sites under consideration, but help decide how it should “feel.”

View from the upper deck at Chase Field

MLB Officials ‘Alarmed’ at Chase Field Conditions

An attorney for the Arizona Diamondbacks says that Major League Baseball is so alarmed at the conditions of Chase Field that the league may require the team to leave the city unless stadium repairs are done.


Rob Manfred: Still time for Rays stadium

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday that the potential of the Tampa Bay market makes it worth waiting — to a certain, undefined point anyway — for the Rays to work out a new stadium deal, and he remains optimistic of an agreement.