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April 12, 2004

San Juan promoter: Give me Expos, or give me somebody else

Promoter Antonio Munoz, the man behind the 22 "home" games the Montreal Expos are playing in Puerto Rico this year and last, has asking MLB to move the team to San Juan for 2005 on a trial basis. Munoz claims the city of San Juan is willing to either renovate the 20,000-seat Hiram Bithorn Stadium or build a new one if the Expos come to town, adding that if they later move elsewhere, he'd offer up the new park as a part-time home to other teams with attendance woes, mentioning the Florida Marlins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays and Pittsburgh Pirates as possibilities. The Pirates? Haven't they already got one?

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