Elorza statement on PawSox possible move to Providence

A Statement from Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Regarding New Ownership of the Red Sox AAA Affiliate and Prospect of Moving Team to Providence

– Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Monday issued the following statement regarding the new ownership of the Red Sox AAA affiliate and the prospect of moving the team to Providence:
“Maintaining local ownership of the Red Sox' AAA affiliate is important for Rhode Island, and I commend and congratulate the new owners on their efforts to keep the team in our state,” said Mayor Elorza. “The prospect of moving the team to Providence represents a significant and exciting development opportunity for our capital city. I look forward to working with the new ownership team and all stakeholders to explore this possibility.”

(release from City of Providence)