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Twins unveil Hammond Stadium improvements

The Minnesota Twins unveiled Hammond Stadium improvements in anticipation of spring-training games starting next week.

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Tinker Field

RIP: Tinker Field

Sad, sad news to report: Tinker Field, the former spring home of the Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins and other MLB clubs, will be torn down in the next 90 days.

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Minnesota Twins spring training

Minnesota Twins 2014 spring schedule posted

We’ve posted the Minnesota Twins 2014 spring schedule, as the team prepares for another February and March at Hammond Stadium and the Lee County Sports Complex.

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Hammond Stadium renovations

Lee County begins overhaul of Twins spring training complex

Renovations to Hammond Stadium and the Minnesota Twins spring training complex began yesterday, as crews broke ground on a new player-development center.

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Hammond Stadium renovations

Populous awarded Twins spring-complex design project

The contract to design upgrades to Lee County Sports Complex and Hammond Stadium, home of  Minnesota Twins spring training, has been awarded to Populous.

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Lee County still wooing Nats

Though Lee County has little to offer in terms of ballpark and complex upgrades, officials there say they’re still hopeful they can attract the Washington Nationals as a new tenant for City of Palms Park. The former spring home of the Boston Red Sox sits empty, and the Nats front office has openly expressed an […]

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Twins minor-league schedule posted

We’ve posted the 2012 minor-league spring-training schedule for the Minnesota Twins. You can view the schedule here. Minor-league players report March 6, with the first game slated for March 14. Sign up for the Spring Training Online newsletter! More information here. Join Spring Training Online on Facebook! Click here for more information. Follow Spring Training […]

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Minnesota Twins 2012 spring-training schedule posted

We’ve posted the 2012 spring-training schedule for the Minnesota Twins, complete with 17 games at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. You can view the schedule here. The Twins will report early for training camp — at least by Minnesota Twins standards — with pitchers slated to report on Saturday, Feb. 18, with their first workout […]

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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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Return of spring training to City of Palms Park: Extreme long-shot

· The return of Major League Baseball spring training to Fort Myers’ City of Palms Park is a considerable long shot with no teams openly expressing interest, according to a Lee County Commissioner exploring options for the property deserted this offseason by the Boston Red Sox. John Manning says he’s heard second-hand that two teams […]

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