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

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  1. RipCityDSCPL

    RipCityDSCPL Could be worse, at least it's not Lonzo.

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    He thought he was writing about Portland Maine. Mistakes happen sometimes.
     
  2. Mediocre Man

    Mediocre Man Mr. SportsTwo

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    So?
     
  3. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    My thinking is they have an angle?
    The payment is not new news. It's been on budget and has three levels. Also they can and probably will ask for deferment until more information is available.

    Point is this process will take time. Nobody will move until MLB makes it's decision. One thing i know for certain. Multiple sources have put a lot of effort into this. Would be a shame if it does not work out. The money is there. The site is there. The logistics can happen. They just need a team.
     
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    I don't know why that concept is so hard for people to understand. They aren't building a major league stadium without a major league team. The Portland Diamond Project is preparing to be ready if and when that becomes a reality. My guess is the upcoming deadline will simply be extended. It's not like the Port of Portland is doing anything with that land or has other buyers or anything like that.
     
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    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    It's exactly what this is all about. You have to prove that you are worthy. Doesn't mean you are going to be the city that gets the team. If Portland is selected as the city that receives a team then they will proceed.
    I can personally guarantee that The Portland Diamond Project is doing it's part and has very good representation in this process.
    Only time will tell.
     
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    What possible angle would they have?
     
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    Will never happen. To many against it
     
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    They have an article/page quota, and cribbed the recent Oregonian article, and thought it was an easy thing to regurgitate is my bet. Given their beat is stadium related news, makes sense they'd pick-up a local media story about a possible major project.
     
  9. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    Wait? Am i missing something?
    I have heard of a number of people who "Doubt" it will happen.
    But i have yet to talk to any one who is actually "Against" it happening.

    Maybe you can fill me in on this?
     
  10. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    They're out there. They either don't understand where the money is coming from, or they're pissed that it will cost money to put in infrastructure.
     
  11. Mediocre Man

    Mediocre Man Mr. SportsTwo

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    Sorry, I should have been more clear.

    Most of the important people are good with it. It's the fucking citizens that will make this hard. The minority seem to have large voices now a days.
     
  12. BigGameDamian

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    LOL. SO. NOT. HAPPENING.
     
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    BigGameDamian Well-Known Member

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    Hoopguru Know where you are going or end up somewhere else!

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    Heard on the radio PDP is not firming up T2 property, will pay 30K a month to extend 6 months.
    Tells me they have other sites in play possibly?
     
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    Thanks for the update!
     
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    barfo commie pinko... now with added syphilis! Staff Member Global Moderator

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    Or... they have a little money on hand, but not enough to actually close the deal.

    barfo
     
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    They are not firming up because they don't have a team yet. Right now Portland and Montreal are the front runners but still takes 75% of the owners to say yes and the rest is still not a sure bet.
     
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    When is the last time anyone went to Lloyd Center? That would be the spot for a new stadium.
     
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    Not happening
     

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