On January 3, 2017 — 2017 – The Arizona Diamondbacks file a lawsuit against Maricopa County, owner of Chase Field, seeking to break the team’s lease which normally runs to 2028, unless the county performs “urgent repairs” to the facility, evaluated at $187 million. The County replies that a significant portion of the repairs are of a cosmetic nature and should therefore be the responsibility of the team.

 


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