From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"What’s next for McCoy Stadium now that the Pawtucket Red Sox have decided to pursue a new home field in Worcester?
There’s a good chance it’s not professional baseball affiliated with a big-league team such as the Red Sox or Yankees, if Minor League Baseball territorial rules are any indication.
Meant to protect teams from competition in their home markets, these rules have put Worcester within the PawSox territory for years, preventing another Single-A, Double-A or Triple-A team tied to a Major League franchise from playing in the city.
If the PawSox leave for Worcester in 2021, as they said last Friday they plan to, the shoe will be on the other foot, with Pawtucket trapped in Worcester’s territory, which includes large chunks of Rhode Island and Massachusetts."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
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