The future of affiliated baseball and a El Paso downtown ballpark is now in the hands of Minor League baseball. Yesterday in Dallas, Mountain Star Sports Group presented to the Pacific League their plan to bring Triple A baseball to El Paso. The three-hour meeting included representatives of all PCL teams.

As Evan Mohl from the El Paso Times wrote, the fate is now in the hands of the PCL and Minor League baseball.  The process could take a few weeks before any decision is made. Assuming the PCL, Minor League Baseball, and Major League Baseball all OK the move, the team could be in place in El Paso by the 2014 season. The new downtown ballpark will take approximate