- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 25, 2017

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Worcester is stepping up its efforts to lure the Pawtucket Red Sox to the city.

The Telegram & Gazette (https://bit.ly/2tWnjh5 ) reports that PawSox brass including chairman Larry Lucchino and vice chairman Mike Tamburro - a Worcester native - met with by City Manager Ed Augustus, Mayor Joe Petty and other officials last week to discuss a possible move.

The visit included a tour of the Canal District neighborhood adjacent to a vacant property, the site often mentioned as a possible location for a ballpark.

The Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate’s lease at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket runs out in 2020 and the team wants a new ballpark.

Rhode Island officials have said they want to keep the team, but have not been able to reach a financing deal for a new stadium.



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Information from: Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.), https://www.telegram.com

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