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Reviving Hohokam Stadium

For fans used to cramped seating and lack of shade at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, the move by the Oakland Athletics to a renovated Hohokam Stadium in Mesa for spring training should be a pleasure indeed.

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Oakland Athletics

Mesa, A’s to celebrate Hohokam Stadium reopening

If you’re in the Phoenix area, this event is worth checking out: Mesa is hosting A Day at the Diamond on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to mark the return of the Oakland A’s and the Hohokam Stadium reopening.

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Chicago Cubs

Goodbye Cubs Park; hello Sloan Park

That didn’t last long: the Cubs Park name is gone in favor of Sloan Park, as the Chicago Cubs and Sloan Valve Company come to a sponsorship agreement that calls for spring-training naming rights and Wrigley Field signage.

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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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