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Pittsburgh Pirates

Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League: McKechnie Field

After several rounds of voting with over 12,000 individuals participating, readers of Ballpark Digest and Spring Training Online overwhelmingly chose McKechnie Field, spring home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the leading Grapefruit League spring-training facility in the websites’ annual Best of the Ballparks polling.

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Houston Astros spring training

Astros’ Kissimmee Tenure Ends With Whimper

Tonight was slated to be the last Houston Astros spring-training game at Osceola County Stadium, but the team’s 32-year run in Kissimmee ended not with a bang, but with a whimper, as the game was rained out.

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Spring Training 2016

Best of the Ballparks: Grapefruit League, Finals

Thousand and thousands of spring-training fans have spoken and we’re down to the two finalists in the Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League competition, with McKechnie Field squaring off against Ed Smith Stadium. Vote today!

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Spring Training 2016

Best of the Ballparks, Third Round, Grapefruit League

With the second round of voting complete, we’re headed to the home stretch for voting on Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League edition, as we winnow the field from four spring training ballparks to two finalists. And we need your help!

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Spring Training 2016

Best of the Ballparks: Grapefruit League, Round Two

With the first round of voting complete — and no upsets from our seedings — we head to the second round of voting in Best of the Ballparks for the Florida Grapefruit League, as we narrow the field from eight to four. And we need your help!

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Spring Training 2016

Help us select the best Grapefruit League ballparks!

With games now underway, it’s time for Spring Training Online readers to select the best ballparks in the Cactus and Grapefruit leagues. Welcome to the first round of the Best of the Ballparks fan voting, as we turn attention to Florida’s Grapefruit League ballparks.

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The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Check out The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches!

Our sister site, Ballpark Digest, has an exclusive preview of the new Houston Astros and Washington Nationals spring home, The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, set to open in 2017.

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Spring Training 2016

Spring training games begin today!

With all pitchers, catchers and position players in camp and working out, we’re now entering what most fans anticipate: actual spring-training games. Today’s spring-training opener features the Philadelphia Phillies, and it will be broadcast online.

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Spring Training 2016

Spring Training Promotions: 2016

Signs of spring are popping up in Florida and Arizona, as full squads are reporting this week—and this year, fans can look forward to more than just the games. In both the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues, teams are releasing spring training promotions schedules that feature giveaways, special events, and discounted ticket prices.

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Spring Training 2016

Another sign of spring: Truck Day!

We are in the midst of Major League Baseball teams sending their gear and supplies to spring-training camps, as many teams mark the beginning of the spring season with Truck Day celebrations.

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