I hope Cashman gets a contract extension.
Foregone conclusion, but the owners unanimously approved the A’s relocation to Las Vegas this morning. They’ll still be in Oakland for a couple more years, since their lease at the Coliseum runs through 2024 and their new Vegas stadium isn’t scheduled to open until 2028. For ‘25 through ‘27 they may be a bit of a road show with games in San Francisco and the existing Vegas AAA stadium, among other options.
The fact that the owners are perfectly fine with this is just example number 6 billion why being good at making money doesn’t mean you’re smart at all.
The Athletics owner is optimizing for league-sharing revenue and nothing else.
He’s operating a real estate development with an incidental team attached.
See also: Rays, Tampa Bay.
I wholeheartedly agree but still, there are worse things than being dumb and rich.
This looks fun
The details of the makeup inning are hilarious too.
Holy shit Billy Martin was such a weasel.
Shildt officially gets the reins in San Diego.
Ausmus has been hired as NYY’s bench coach. I’m cackling.
I like this news: