Kings president Chris Granger says the new facility, which will seat 17,500, “can and should only exist in Sacramento.”
The turf for San Francisco’s game against Dallas on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium was grown and installed by the same Chandler, Ariz., company, Evergreen Turf, that provides the Arizona Cardinals field at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Sunday’s game: 10 players to watch (5 p.m., Ch. 13)
Rookie first baseman-outfielder Mark Canha has an Instagram page entitled “bigleaguefoodie” where he documents his visits to restaurants on the road and around the Bay Area.
Mike Leake pitches six strong innings in his return, but the Giants fall 3-2 in Pittsburgh on Starling Marte’s two-out walk-off home run in the ninth inning. The Giants are 2-4 on their trip, and three of the losses have been by one run.
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Republic FC’s Justin Braun and the Real Monarchs SLC’s Lucas Baldin trade second-half goals as the sides play to a 1-1 draw at Bonney Field.
The Cats earn their 13th win in a row, edging New Orleans 2-1 in 10 innings on Nick Noonan’s RBI single.
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