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Oakland Athletics

HoHoKam Park, Fitch Park upgrades begin

With the Oakland Athletics playing a last spring at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, the city of Mesa is launching upgrades at HoHoKam Park and Fitch Park for the team’s arrival in 2015.

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Houston Astros spring training

Palm Beach County to move forward with new ‘Stros, Nats spring complex

Palm Beach County Commissioners voted to move ahead with a $100-million plan for a new Houston Astros and Washington Nationals spring-training complex, but lots of work needs to be done on the funding plan.

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Red Sox fined for weak travel squad

The Boston Red Sox were reportedly fined a small amount by MLB for breaking a spring-training rule mandating the presence of at least four regulars in the lineup for all spring games.

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Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies: Come join us for free intrasquad game Feb. 25

Definitely worth a visit: the Philadelphia Phillies are throwing open the doors to Bright House Field for a free intrasquad game on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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Twins unveil Hammond Stadium improvements

The Minnesota Twins unveiled Hammond Stadium improvements in anticipation of spring-training games starting next week.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Bad news, Bucs fans: No more Popi’s!

A spring-training landmark is no more, as the Pittsburgh Pirates closed down Popi’s Place, a breakfast spot across from McKechnie Field, and announced plans to raze the building in April.

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Spring Training

Yankees, Marlins add spring series in Panama

Bringing MLB to Panama for the first time since 1947, the New York Yankees and the Miami Marlins have scheduled a two-game series at Panama City’s Rod Carew Stadium on March 15-16.

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Equipment heading to Spring Training; players to follow

This weekend saw many teams ship equipment to Arizona and Florida in anticipation of spring training — including the Boston Red Sox, who celebrated Truck Day on Saturday.

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Arizona Diamondbacks

It’s official: Spring Training begins as D-Backs pitchers, catchers report

It’s a little early due to the team’s plan to open the season in Sydney, but no matter: Spring training is officially underway after Arizona Diamondbacks pitchers and catchers reported to camp yesterday.

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Washington Nationals

Fort Myers: We have little chance to land Nats

A proposed renovation of City of Palms Park for the Washington Nationals is dead, according to Mayor Randy Henderson, and Fort Myers officials says it will seek alternative uses for the former Boston Red Sox spring-training home.

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