Report: Oakland in Driver’s Seat to Keep A’s

The City of Oakland’s attempts to keep the A’s may be paying off. Ballpark Digest is reporting that at Major Legaue Baseball’s Winter Meetings, the league’s blue ribbon committee is saying that after a lengthy review, it’s prepared to recommend that Oakland move forward with its waterfront ballpark, and that San Jose is out:

Indeed, the talk at the Winter Meetings is that an Oakland recommendation is now pretty much a done deal — with the additional spin (albeit accurate) that this proved the committee was right all along in waiting things out before making a recommendation.

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