Tag Archives: MiLB

Why Is City Denying Councillor Baseball Bid?

OK, so Bulldog Ottawa called last week to see the Mandalay Baseball bid submitted to the City of Ottawa to lease Ottawa Stadium for a Double-A Eastern League franchise. So too did another city media organization and it was told … Continue reading

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Get Out Of Dodge, Baseball Fans

Here’s what Mayor Jim Watson and his city staff are implicitly telling people in Ottawa who are even remotely interested in baseball:

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The One ‘Legitimate’ Ottawa Baseball Offer

Baseball at Ottawa Stadium. — Let’s do a very close analysis of the Ottawa baseball press release that didn’t make it to Bulldog Ottawa’s mailbox last week: The City of Ottawa has received multiple submissions for its Request for Offers … Continue reading

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City Fails To Play Ball

The bidding for use of Ottawa Stadium is complete. — Strangely enough, your agent at Bulldog Ottawa didn’t even know a press release had been issued on the results of the bidding process Thursday on professional baseball for Ottawa until … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Fooled On Baseball Bids

Don’t be fooled by the city saying it has received multiple bids to renovate Ottawa Stadium for baseball and take on a lease. Sure the city probably has received a few bids but one of the conditions of the deal … Continue reading

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One ‘Legitmate’ Bid Received For Ottawa Baseball

Ottawa Stadium: So far no major roadblocks have appeared in the effort to bring baseball back to the city. — The City of Ottawa has received one “legitimate” bid in its call for interest to locate an Eastern League Double-A … Continue reading

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City Issues Baseball RFO

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: In accordance with City Council’s direction to staff on June 12, the City of Ottawa’s Supply Branch today released a revised Request for Offers (RFO) for a “best offer to lease” … Continue reading

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Watson Misses Another Baseball Deadline

If Mayor Jim Watson were choosing up sides for a pick-up ballgame at Pinecrest, they’d throw out the first pitch in 2017. His Worship wanted the baseball file and lifted it from a number of engaged councillors who were making … Continue reading

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No Double-A Baseball For Ottawa In 2014

The window of opportunity for having Eastern League baseball in Ottawa has closed for 2014, league president Joe McEacharn said Saturday. McEacharn said talks in which he participated on Thursday and Friday in Toronto and Ottawa were “positive and constructive” … Continue reading

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Baseball Firm Interested In Ottawa Franchise For Sale

The City of Ottawa has been ready to renovate Ottawa Stadium but landing a Double-A franchise has been problematic. One of the two companies interested in moving an Eastern League franchise to Ottawa has been put up for sale, according to … Continue reading

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