PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Portland Diamond Project is confirming officials with the Oakland Athletics are planning a visit to Portland.
The MLB granted Oakland officials permission to seek possible relocation, with Portland being a possible location along with Las Vegas.
The Portland Diamond Project released a statement Monday morning on the announcement.
“We have engaged in talks with the Athletics, and plans for a visit by team officials are underway. PDP will have no further comment at this time,” the organization said in a statement.
Meanwhile, Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson sounds like he’s a fan of idea.
John Canzano with The Oregonian/OregonLive first reported the upcoming visit.