The proposed deal between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Maricopa County gives the team the ability to start looking for a new ballpark in the Phoenix area.
But that doesn’t worry Steve Chucri.
He’s chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The county owns the stadium.
Chucri isn’t worried about the D-backs leaving 20-year-old Chase Field.
First, he points out the deal with the team essentially keeps them at the downtown Phoenix ballpark through 2022.