Rangers to play Padres at Alamodome
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"We’re excited about the opportunity to be playing in the first-ever baseball games in the Alamodome,” Ryan said. “We appreciate the support of everyone involved from the city, the Missions and the Padres as well."
San Antonio's mayor, Julian Castro, told the San Antonio Express-News that he believes the game could get local fans interested in trying to attract more big league teams to the city to join the NBA's Spurs. San Antonio is currently home to the Missions, the Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres.
"There's no question that San Antonio is getting closer and closer with the explosive growth of population, rising income levels and a booming television market," Castro told the newspaper. "Our city is closer than it ever has been, but it's also still a challenge to predict exactly when we'll get something."
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