Major League Baseball is poised to vote on the relocation of the Oakland A’s to Las Vegas as soon as mid-June, said league commissioner Rob Manfred.
If such a vote happens at owners’ meetings slated for June 13-15 in New York, it would certify the league’s first franchise move since the Montreal Expos became the Washington Nationals in 2005.
Manfred, however, cautioned much still needs to be done before a vote happens.
Major League Baseball’s smallest market is facing new pressure to upgrade its home ballpark.
The Wisconsin legislature needs to approve a plan to finance $448 million in long-term renovations to the Milwaukee Brewers’ American Family Field, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — or risk losing the club to another city.
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