Look out, here come the big guns! MLB is “expected to take a more active role” in the Florida Marlins‘ nationwide search for stadium subsidies, according to MLB’s own news site. And what form will that active role take? “When MLB executives get more involved, they are expected to do so in speaking with local leaders and politicians.” Oh, that active role.
One of those local leaders, meanwhile, Miami-Dade County manager George Burgess, has presented a list of stadium options for meeting the Marlins’ demands close to home, but he didn’t sound overly optimistic: ”None of these options are easy, and many will be viewed as unrealistic,” wrote Burgess in his memo to local leaders.