Vote on Oakland Athletics’ stadium lease is put off
A planned vote on a 10-year lease that would keep the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum was put off after four of eight members of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority failed to show up for the meeting Friday.
The missing representatives were from the City of Oakland. In a statement, Mayor Jean Quan and City Council President Pat Kernighan said city officials felt they needed more time to negotiate terms that would keep the team in Oakland and protect residents’ interests. The team is still hoping for a new stadium.
Mets third baseman David Wright will have an MRI test on a sore left shoulder.
Baltimore put right-hander Bud Norris on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right groin.
Philadelphia put catcher Carlos Ruiz on the seven-day concussion-symptom DL.
Seattle activated outfielder Michael Saunders, out since June 11 because of a shoulder injury.
Miami rookie right-hander Anthony DeSclafani left Friday’s game against Oakland after being hit on the right forearm by a Brandon Moss line drive.
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