No doubt, Tampa Bay's radio waves will be filled with fearmongering (whatever drives listeners). And Montreal will ride the momentum into a newly-released plan to land an MLB team.
@StadiumShadow Montreal detailed plan will be disclosed (stadium, investors & more) after April 1-2 weekend games. https://t.co/vIeWAyvZjs— Patrice Derome (@PatriceDerome) March 23, 2016
@StadiumShadow More on how Montreal plan to fund a stadium and a baseball team. The key: Dominic Therrien proposal https://t.co/FhUosQp5ZX— Patrice Derome (@PatriceDerome) March 23, 2016
But will that plan include how the city plans to pay for a brand-new stadium? Or how the city intends to make the logistical and legal hassle of a franchise relocation worth MLB's trouble?
Simply wanting a team isn't good enough.
I thank loyal Shadow of the Stadium reader Patrice Derome for keeping me in the loop on the French-Canadian media's reporting, which have been enough to keep Expos faithful and conspiracy theorists alike plenty busy:
But at the end of the day, my post from last year remains relevant - Tampa Bay has the Rays, and a contract binding them here until 2027.@StadiumShadow Coderre: “It’s not because I’m not telling you everything that people aren’t talking,” https://t.co/aww3aw1xOe— Patrice Derome (@PatriceDerome) March 24, 2016
Don't let that get in the way of your dreams this weekend though!
At least the Diamondbacks may give Montreal fans hope that the Rays aren't their only options...
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