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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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Spring Training 2015

Spring training food: better than ever

It wasn’t too long ago that food at a spring-training game meant a steamed hot dog, a warm beer or soda, some stale popcorn and perhaps a hamburger — if you were lucky. Today, food is an integral part of the spring-training experience. With fresh-grilled items, plenty of locally brewed cold beer and specialty items […]

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Oakland Athletics

New for 2015: Lew Wolff Training Complex

We have a new name for the old Fitch Park, where the Chicago Cubs formerly worked out and is now inhabited by the Oakland Athletics: the Lew Wolff Training Complex.

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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

Cubs, Athletics set for annual Las Vegas Big League Weekend

We get a lot of questions about this: the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics will square off in the annual Las Vegas Big League Weekend at Cashman Field.

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San Francisco Giants

Giants 2015 spring training schedule posted

We’ve posted the San Francisco Giants 2015 spring training schedule, which includes 33 Cactus League games, including 17 at Scottsdale Stadium.

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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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Oakland Athletics

Oakland Athletics 2014 spring schedule posted

Another schedule for your planning pleasure: We’ve posted the Oakland Athletics 2014 spring schedule.

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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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First day of workouts for Mariners, Truck Day for BoSox

Today is a day of firsts: it’s Truck Day for the Boston Red Sox and the reporting date for the Seattle Mariners. In other words: spring training has officially begun. Normally we don’t see Truck Day for most MLB teams so close to a reporting date. But this is a weird year: the Mariners are […]

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