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Reds break ground on new Arizona spring facility

The Cincinnati Reds paved the way for a 2010 spring-training move with a groundbreaking of a new Goodyear, Az. spring-training complex. The $33-million complex, located south of Interstate 10 along Estrella Parkway, doesn’t look like much now: it’s basically a dusty field like so many other dusty fields in the southwestern corner of Phoenix. But […]

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Dodgers raise the bar for spring-training tix

One of the great joys of spring training is the relatively cheapness of the best seats in the ballpark. You need to work pretty hard to spend more than $35 on a prime behind-the-plate ducat. The Los Angeles Dodgers are blowing that formula right out of the water. After announcing the team’s spring-training schedule — […]

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Dodgertown to get even quieter with closure of business center

Dodgertown and Holman Stadium, which will sit empty during Spring Training 2009, may be even quieter after Aramark basically shuts down operations at the Dodgertown Sports and Conference Center in Vero Beach. Aramark served notice to the state that 98 employees would be laid off — which, we’ve been told, is basically the entire workforce […]

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Indians, Marlins, Cards schedules posted

We’ve posted schedules for the Cleveland Indians, Florida Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals. They’re tentative, but we’re pretty confident they will hold up. You can expect teams to begin releasing schedules now that the World Series is near an end. Besides these teams, we’ve also posted partials for the Atlanta Braves, New York Mets, Seattle […]

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ChiSox could train in Glendale, play at TEP

With spring training slated to be almost a week longer than normal in 2009, the Chicago White Sox are looking at a plan that would have them train at a new complex in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale and fulfill their lease obligations at Tucson Electric Park by busing in players for “home games” while […]

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