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Sand Gnats Owners Say They Don't Want To Move The Team

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Hard Ball Capital executives went before City aldermen Thursday to assure them they have no plans to move the Sand Gnats baseball team to Columbia.

They say the only way that would happen is if City Council refuses to move forward with a study on building a new multi-use facility downtown.

If both cities agree to study the possibility, then executives say they would buy another team for the city of Columbia. 

City Council had appeared to be in favor of conducting the study after a presentation by Hard Ball a couple of months ago.

That initiative has cooled in the last month after reports that Hard Ball was talking to Columbia. 

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