Baseball noise returns

Been some media noise once again about the return of major league baseball.

I wish the media would get smart and stop talking about the return of the Expos. Whatever it’s called, a new team would never be the Expos of memory, so calling the imaginary team by that name is simply a ploy to warm up the idea. Let’s not get taken in by this.

Denis Coderre is dazzled but still unwilling to disclose how much public money he would put into the project. Some estimates are from $2B to $2.5B – as one observer tweeted this morning, half of a pink line.