Friday, June 22, 2018

Today May Be The Last Shot For AAA PawSox To Remain In "Little Rhody"

On the final day of their legislative session, Rhode Island House lawmakers have scheduled a vote on the funding of a new Pawtucket stadium to house the AAA franchise of the Boston Red Sox. Yesterday, a key House finance committee approved the deal—which would appropriate $38 million of public money to the project. By this afternoon, both the House and Senate must approve the legislation. Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien has stated that if lawmakers do not approve this funding bill, the team will likely relocate to Worcester, Massachusetts—and, presumably, become the WooSox. Stay tuned!