December 11, 2023

Main League Baseball’s crew house owners voted Thursday morning to approve the A’s transfer from Oakland to Las Vegas, with a proposed stadium anticipated to be constructed for the 2028 season.

Beneath is Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao’s assertion in response to the vote:

We’re dissatisfied by the result of this vote. However we don’t see this as the top of the street. Everyone knows there’s a lengthy technique to go earlier than shovels within the floor and that there space a lot of unresolved points surrounding this transfer. I’ve additionally made it clear to the Commissioner [Rob Manfred] that the A’s branding and title ought to keep in Oakland and we’ll proceed to work to pursue enlargement alternatives. Baseball has a house in Oakland even when the A’s possession relocates.

East Bay Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-12), who has pushed for the A’s to remain, additionally launched a press release: