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Washington Nationals

Developer holds key to luring Nats to City of Palms Park

A developer interested in redeveloping the area around City of Palms Park could be key in luring the Washington Nationals to Fort Myers for spring training.

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Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves to visit Rome Braves at end of spring training

For the Atlanta Braves, all roads are leading to Rome at the end of spring training, as the team has an exhibition scheduled at State Mutual Stadium, the home of the Sally League’s Rome Braves, on March 29.

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Washington Nationals

Lee County to pitch Nats again on City of Palms Park

Though there are no funds for renovations, Lee County will once again pitch the Washington Nationals on a move to City of Palms Park after Osceola County rejected a new Kissimmee spring-training complex.

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Boston Red Sox

Spring training unlikely to return to City of Palms Park: Lee County officials

Spring training is unlikely to return to City of Palms Park, according to Lee County officials, who are debating what to do with the former spring home of the Boston Red Sox.

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Washington Nationals

Osceola County delays vote on new Washington Nationals spring-training facility

A final decision on a new Washington Nationals spring-training facility in Kissimmee has been delayed a month by Osceola County commissioners, as local business groups ask for time to review the agreement.

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Arizona Diamondbacks

Will Tucson spring training return?

With the impending departure of the Tucson Padres (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), local officials are debating what can be done to bring back minor-league baseball or spring training to the city.

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Proposed new Nats spring ballpark

Tourism Board approves new Nationals spring ballpark

The Osceola County Tourism Board has signed off on a $98-million plan for a new Nationals spring ballpark in Kissimmee, but the proposal is sure to face close scrutiny from the full county Board of Commissioners.

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Houston Astros spring training

Crane: Astros close to finalizing Palm Beach spring training site

Houston Astros owner Jim Crane says the team is close to finalizing a deal for a Palm Beach spring training site that could open in 2017.

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Washington Nationals

New spring complex pitched for Osceola County

Two new teams could be training in the greater Orlando area by 2015, as Osceola County officials receive a pitch for a new $98-million spring-training complex.

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Joker Marchant Stadium

Tiger Town renovations scaled back

Tiger Town renovations at the Lakeland spring-training complex has been scaled back, as city and county officials work to put together a funding plan.

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