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Soccer to rule at Al Lang Field

With the NASL’s Tampa Bay Rowdies set to be the sole occupant of Al Lang Field in downtown St. Petersburg, it looks like we’ll see no more spring-training exhibitions at the lovely waterfront ballpark for at least four years.

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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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Tampa Bay Rays 2014 spring schedule posted

The last full schedule we’ll be posting: the Tampa Bay Rays 2014 spring schedule is now here.

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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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Rays spring tickets on sale Friday

The Tampa Bay Rays finally announced an onsale date for spring-training tickets: this Friday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. The tickets will go on sale exclusively on the Rays website Friday. Tickets can be purchased at a ballpark ticket office or Ticketmaster beginning on Saturday. Rays Insider subscribers will have the opportunity to participate in […]

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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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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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