OT MLB to PDX: We're talking baseball to PDX

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  1. GriLtCheeZ

    GriLtCheeZ "Well, I'm not lookin' for trouble."

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    I think the viral marketing and t-shirt and hat business does come off kinda corny, but there really isn't much else they can do at this point to satisfy fan interest in the project, because the real work being done behind the scenes is going to take a some years to get done.
     
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    BigGameDamian Well-Known Member

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    Nice start to the season for the Mariners. Beat the Red Sox 4-1. Next up the Angles.
     
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    That's fair, I'm not at all a fan of baseball, but I'm not against the baseball team idea at all. I just feel like something is off with this particular (potential) ownership group. Nothing wrong with trying to sell your wares just seems like everything I can find on it is like marketing, hype machine. Maybe they came out of the woodwork too early and are kind of suffering (in my mind) from that.
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    I hate baseball so much I turned down going to watch the Twins play today in a suite. Rather watch some college hoops in my room.
     
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    The games today were great, well I should really say the Michigan State / Duke game was great. My middle kid turned 3 today so I didnt really catch much of the other game.
     
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    BonesJones We got shooters.

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    You couldn't watch college hoops in the suite?
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    I'm sure they had a TV there. Just beat from this trip. Last 48 hours were long. Wanted to chill.
     
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    I will always love the Blazers, but I have to say I enjoy NCAA basketball more than the NBA.
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Curious why? You like March Madness better than the NBA, or college basketball in general?
     
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    College basketball in general. It's easy for me since most of my close childhood friends and I watched it growing up. Our parents would take us to games (basketball and football) all the time. That's where it began for me.
     
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    Looks like this MLB thread just turned into a college basketball thread.
     
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    Mariners are HOT right now!!
     
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    Hoopguru Know where you are going or end up somewhere else!

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    Looks like MLB in Portland will need to pony up for T2, unless they get an extension. Big money due end of month.
    I guess other consideration are being look at because of the challenge with traffic at T2.
     
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    This is so not happening
     
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    They were always going to have to, the Oregonian article is primarily a Eudaly staffer throwing some shade on the prospects, and reiteration of facts that were already known.
     
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    Its going to take some buy in from the City/tax payers to address some of the infrastructure challenges. If the City politicians don't step up and push this project it will probably happen somewhere else? Hope not but I wouldn't be surprised.
     
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    TriMet, Metro, MultCo, and the State too since you're looking at a Max leg and a state highway. Still doesn't change that exclusive negotiation period had a price tag attached from word go, and I don't think anyone was expecting a team to be lined up within a year, nor for the construction to begin without a team.
     
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    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    Well I doubt he’s scared the Red Sox might move to Portland...
     
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