The Oakland Athletics are getting ever closer to a new home in Las Vegas. The owners of the thirty Major League Baseball teams voted unanimously to approve the team’s move.
The City of Oakland has not given up hope and has gone on the record indicating they are ready to resume negotiations any time.
The A’s ownership, on the other hand, blames the move on the City of Oakland, increased cost of infrastructure as well as “opposition from maritime interests.” For the record, maritime interests strongly believed the A’s should remain in Oakland, just not at Howard Terminal. The existing coliseum complex could have been completely revamped to accommodate the team and further development.