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Chicago Cubs

Cubs bringing Mesa HoHoKams spirit to new ballpark

The Mesa HoHoKams, key in originally attracting spring training to Mesa, will have a continued presence at the new Cactus League home of the Chicago Cubs when it opens in 2014.

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Oakland Athletics

Oakland, Mesa reach final agreement on HoHoKam Park move

It’s close to official: the city of Mesa and the Oakland A’s have reached agreement on a lease for HoHoKam Park beginning in 2015, subject to approval from the City Council on Monday.

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Mesa: Cubs, ASU need to agree on ballpark lease

With Arizona State University threatening to walk away from an agreement to share the new Chicago Cubs spring-training facility, Mesa officials are urging the two sides to set aside their differences and come up with a deal. ASU is committed to leaving Packard Stadium in the future — the school is already marketing the ballpark […]

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Cubs 2012 spring schedule posted

We’ve posted an accurate 2012 spring-training schedule for the Chicago Cubs — a 35-game slate that includes 16 games at HoHoKam Park and two games against Texas in Las Vegas. You can view the schedule here. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, January 4, at 9 a.m. MST. Our schedule — fact-checked with the team, […]

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Cubs, Mesa agree on lease for new spring facility

The Chicago Cubs and the city of Mesa have reached agreement on a new spring-training facility to replace HoHoKam Park in 2014, as the team commits to a 30-year agreement. The lease calls for the city to pay $99 million for a new complex and infrastructure improvements. The Cubs will retain six acres of land […]

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Could Phoenix lose spring training?

Despite money set aside for ballpark improvements, it looks like the Milwaukee Brewers and Oakland Athletics are shopping for new spring-training complexes come 2013 and 2015, respectively, which could lead to the loss of spring training in the city of Phoenix. The two teams are the last training in the actual city of Phoenix, with […]

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Arizona State to share new Cubs training complex

The Arizona Board of Regents approved a plan for the ASU Sun Devils to share a new Mesa spring-training facility with the Chicago Cubs. The plan, appoved at a meeting last night, has the school paying $2 million for a new clubhouse at the $84-million complex, slated to open in 2014. The Sun Devils will […]

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Could ASU share new Cubs spring-training ballpark?

Talk about making a new Chicago Cubs spring-training ballpark a daily destination: the team is pitching Arizona State University officials on sharing the team’s new Mesa ballpark in a move that could see the Sun Devils leave venerable Packard Stadium. It’s fairly unusual for an MLB team to court a college program to share a […]

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