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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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Plan for Stadium Village in Surprise collapses

Plans for a Stadium Village next to Surprise Stadium are on hold after the foreclosure on six acres of land next to the ballpark. The plan was an ambitious 70-acre project creating a new downtown in Surprise, with a portion of the project at the spring home of the Kansas City Royals and the Texas […]

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Lee County: Let’s bring in another team

There’s the very real chance Lee County and Fort Myers will lose the Boston Red Sox as a tenant, but don’t say county commissioners don’t think big: they want to bring in a third team along with the BoSox and the Minnesota Twins. That would put four teams in the general region (the Tampa Bay […]

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White Sox propose youth academy to replace spring training

In an effort to break their lease for Tucson Electric Park and move spring training operations to a new ballpark in Glendale, the Chicago White Sox have proposed instituting a year-round youth baseball tournament facility and youth academy at the expense of the White Sox and run by Major League Baseball. The White Sox would […]

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