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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Pittsburgh Pirates

Bad news, Bucs fans: No more Popi’s!

A spring-training landmark is no more, as the Pittsburgh Pirates closed down Popi’s Place, a breakfast spot across from McKechnie Field, and announced plans to raze the building in April.

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Spring Training

Yankees, Marlins add spring series in Panama

Bringing MLB to Panama for the first time since 1947, the New York Yankees and the Miami Marlins have scheduled a two-game series at Panama City’s Rod Carew Stadium on March 15-16.

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Equipment heading to Spring Training; players to follow

This weekend saw many teams ship equipment to Arizona and Florida in anticipation of spring training — including the Boston Red Sox, who celebrated Truck Day on Saturday.

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Arizona Diamondbacks

It’s official: Spring Training begins as D-Backs pitchers, catchers report

It’s a little early due to the team’s plan to open the season in Sydney, but no matter: Spring training is officially underway after Arizona Diamondbacks pitchers and catchers reported to camp yesterday.

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Washington Nationals

Fort Myers: We have little chance to land Nats

A proposed renovation of City of Palms Park for the Washington Nationals is dead, according to Mayor Randy Henderson, and Fort Myers officials says it will seek alternative uses for the former Boston Red Sox spring-training home.

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Truck Day 2013

Truck Day Approacheth

Another sign spring training is near: Major League Baseball teams are packing in anticipating of shipping gear to Florida and Arizona in the annual rite of Truck Day.

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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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Toronto Blue Jays

Will the Toronto Blue Jays stay in Dunedin?

A recent news report suggests that the Toronto Blue Jays may bail out of a proposed spring-training facility to be shared with the Houston Astros, but with plans still up in the air it’s hard to predict where things will be in five years.

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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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