Safeco Field to get a new name, naming rights not extended

Safeco Field to get a new name, naming rights not extended

After 20 years, Safeco Field’s naming rights will not be extended past the 2018 season.

The team will begin preliminary talked with other potential naming rights, according to an announcement the Seattle Mariners and Safeco Insurance made Tuesday.

Safeco Field was named in 1998, before the ballpark opened.

The stadium is owned by the Washington State Major League Baseball Stadium Public Facilities District, according to our media partners, Q13 fox.