Thursday, May 10, 2018

"if the Diamondbacks [find] a new location in Maricopa County, the team could leave Chase Field without penalty in 2022, five years earlier than the team's current contract."


County Supervisor Clint Hickman, R-Litchfield Park, voted against the deal.


"The county taxpayer thought that the contract was signed for 30 years," Hickman said. "This new ownership group bought everything lock, stock and barrel, including the preexisting agreements."