Support ramps up for MLB in Portland

Support ramps up for MLB in Portland

A Portland duo is trying to increase interest in bringing a Major League Baseball team to the Rose Quarter.

Lynn Lashbrook and Barry Smith believe the MLB needs Portland, whether league officials know it or not, and that the Rose Quarter is an ideal location for one of the sport's 30 franchises.

Lashbrook, president of Sports Management Worldwide Inc., and Smith, a Portland architect, blame city officials for prematurely leaking the story in an attempt to kick the plan to the curb.

Read more at OregonLive.com.