Bakersfield Blaze: New ballpark opening delayed until 2015 The Bakersfield Blaze said Thursday that the opening of their new ballpark will be delayed a year. The stadium was slated for a spring 2014 opening, when it was announced last fall. The team now says the stadium will open in spring 2015, saying construction will take a year once it begins.
June 20, 2013 - Eyewitness News Bakersfield
Theo Epstein in SI.com That magnitude is certainly the right ballpark for the commitment of the ballclub,Epstein said.
Matt Stairs in San Jose Mercury News I enjoyed it last night when I left the ballpark. My wife and two of my daughters are here, so it was fun to talk to them about it. But my point of view, it was over with,Stairs said.
Vernon Wells in ESPN The ballpark is 20 minutes from my house. It's obviously a temptation, but [with] everything that I've gone through with Toronto and the relationships I've built there, it's tough to leave,Wells said.