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Athletics exploring move to HoHoKam Park in 2015

The Oakland Athletics have entered into an exclusive negotiating period with the city of Mesa for a move to HoHoKam Park in 2015, once the Chicago Cubs shift to a new facility. The Athletics currently play spring matches at Phoenix Municipal Stadium and train at nearby Papago Park. Neither set of facilities approaches state of […]

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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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Twins, Lee County to map out future of Hammond Stadium

Despite some objections from a member saying the county shouldn’t subsidize baseball, the Lee County Board of Commissioners voted to move ahead with a study of Hammond Stadium and the Lee County Sports Complex in order to retain the Minnesota Twins as a spring tenant. The Twins’ lease for Hammond Stadium runs through 2020, and […]

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