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Toronto Blue Jays

New site emerging for Toronto Blue Jays spring training in Dunedin

We have a site for a potential new complex for Toronto Blue Jays spring training in Dunedin, with city officials eying a former Nielsen Media land parcel for a ballpark, clubhouses and practice field.

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Joker Marchant Stadium at Tiger Town

Tigers, Lakeland agree on Tiger Town, Joker Marchant Stadium upgrades

The city of Lakeland and the Detroit Tigers reached an agreement on a lease extension, committing the pair to Tiger Town and Joker Marchant Stadium upgrades, keeping the team in central Florida for 20 more years.

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Toronto Blue Jays

Blue Jays to price out Dunedin ballpark renovations

Though a renovation is far from a done deal, the Toronto Blue Jays are bringing in an architect to price out Dunedin ballpark renovations at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium and the Cecil B. Englebert practice complex.

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Washington Nationals

FAA to Nationals: Drop the drones at spring training

It is one of the more bizarre stories coming out of spring training this year: The Washington Nationals were spanked by the Federal Aviation Administration for the unauthorized use of a drone to film practices in February.

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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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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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