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Oakland Athletics

Athletics 2015 spring training schedule posted

We’ve posted the Oakland Athletics 2015 spring training schedule, as the team preps for a move to a renovated HoHoKam Park.

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Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs 2015 spring training schedule posted

We have a schedule for your viewing pleasure: Newly posted is the Chicago Cubs 2015 spring training schedule, featuring home games at Cubs Park and away games in the Cactus League.

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Cubs Park

Cubs Park opens to the public

Cubs Park opens in Mesa with a big open house, and the early reviews of the new Chicago Cubs spring training facility are good.

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New Chicago Cubs spring training facility

Preview: New Chicago Cubs spring training facility

With an open design, lots of design references to Wrigley Field and a consolidation of minor- and major-league training facilities, the new Chicago Cubs spring training facility should be popular with both faithful and casual fans.

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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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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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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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