Spring Training 2015

Spring night games: fans love them, players not so much

Everyone loves spring night games, except for front offices and players who want a more leisurely daily pace. But money may force more spring night games in coming years.

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Build your own doubleheader at Phoenix Municipal Stadium

Spring-training trips are usually too short, so fans are always looking to maximize their experiences. In Arizona, there’s an easy way to create your own doubleheader: Add an evening ASU Sun Devils game at their new home, Phoenix Municipal Stadium.

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Spring Training 2015

Will Ferrell to play nine positions in Cactus League action

Tomorrow is a good day to be a Cactus League ticketholder: actor Will Ferrell will play nine positions in five scheduled games, transported by helicopter between venues. UPDATED!

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Maryvale Baseball Park

Same as it ever was: Maryvale Baseball Park

At a time when Cactus League ballparks have been modernized and upgraded in recent years, Maryvale Baseball Park pretty much remains the same — which is either a good thing or bad thing, depending on your point of view.

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Surprise Stadium

Surprise Stadium: Worth the drive

It is a little off the beaten path, even for the compact Cactus League. But the immaculately maintained Surprise Stadium is a good bet for spring training, as the home of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers is worth the trek.

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Renovations make Peoria Sports Complex a must-visit

After two renovation phases, Peoria Sports Complex is looking better than ever, with an expanded footprint, lots of socializing areas and upgraded fan facilities.

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Reviving Hohokam Stadium

For fans used to cramped seating and lack of shade at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, the move by the Oakland Athletics to a renovated Hohokam Stadium in Mesa for spring training should be a pleasure indeed.

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Spring Training 2015

Spring training food: better than ever

It wasn’t too long ago that food at a spring-training game meant a steamed hot dog, a warm beer or soda, some stale popcorn and perhaps a hamburger — if you were lucky. Today, food is an integral part of the spring-training experience. With fresh-grilled items, plenty of locally brewed cold beer and specialty items […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh unveils new Pirate City performance center

Another spring training upgrade for the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the team opens a new Pirate City performance center for Spring Training 2015.

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Minnesota Twins spring training

2015 Minnesota Twins Minor League Schedule Posted

We’ve posted the 2015 Minnesota Twins minor league schedule, as the four affiliated teams will train at the CenturyLink Sports Complex.

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