MLB releases statement after O.co Coliseum sewer mishap

MLB releases statement after O.co Coliseum sewer mishap
June 18, 2013, 11:30 am
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MLB: "We remain hopeful a resolution can be reached so that the A's can secure the 21st century venue the franchise deserves." (AP)

On the heels of Sunday's sewer spill that flooded the A's and Mariners clubhouses at the O.co Coliseum, Major League Baseball released this statement: 

"Sunday's unfortunate incident is a stark illustration that they need a long-term solution. This industry has a long record of navigating challenging circumstances and finding solutions.The situation in Oakland is particularly complicated, evident through the years of work it has required. We remain hopeful a resolution can be reached so that the A's can secure the 21st century venue the franchise deserves."

In a related story, the San Jose city council voted Tuesday to sue Major League Baseball over the A's proposed move to San Jose.  

Stay logged on to CSNBayArea.com as these stories develop.

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