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Houston Astros spring training

Nats, ‘Stros spring complex a go

A West Palm Beach spring training complex for the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros is a go, as Gov. Rick Scott signs bill removing final hurdle to $135-million facility, due to open in 2017.

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Minnesota Twins spring training

Tinker Field demolition begins

The demolition of Orlando’s Tinker Field, former Minnesota Twins and Washington Senators spring-training home, began today and will continue for 40 more days.

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Major League Baseball

Manfred: Cuba games possible in Spring Training 2016

It’s possible spring training in 2016 could be spiced up by exhibition games in Cuba, as MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred monitors the normalization of U.S. relations with the country.

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Atlanta Braves

New Braves spring training site in works

We may have a new Braves spring training site in coming years, as the Atlanta team’s reps have met with several Florida counties about a new complex once the Champion Stadium lease expires.

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Spring Training 2015

Over 4M fans at Spring Training 2015

The final numbers are in, and they’re impressive: Over four million fans attended spring training games in 2015, with the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants leading the way.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates set multiple attendance records

Talk about a great spring training for the Pittsburgh Pirates: the team set multiple attendance records this year at McKechnie Field.

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Baltimore Orioles

Orioles set spring training attendance record

We are literally in the final hours of spring training, so expect lots of stories like this one: The Baltimore Orioles set a team spring training attendance record, drawing 112,258 fans for 15 home games at Ed Smith Stadium in 2015.

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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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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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