Top Menu

Regents approve Sun Devils move to new Cubs training facility

Arizona State Sun DevilsThe Arizona State Sun Devils baseball team will be sharing a new Mesa spring-training facility with the Chicago Cubs starting in 2014, as the move was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents last night.

The move will cost the athletic department $2 million for the construction of a team clubhouse. In return, according to Spring Training Online, the school will receive the first $1.1 million of gate and concessions revenue before a sharing deal kicks in. That would represent a doubling of the current revenues from Packard Stadium, which would likely be torn down after the move.

The new Wrigleyville West complex is expected to open for Spring Training 2014.

RELATED STORIES: Cubs courting Sun Devils as ballpark partners


Share your news with the baseball community. Send it to us at

Subscribers to the weekly Ballpark Digest newsletter see features before they’re posted to the site. You can sign up for a free subscription at the Newsletter Signup Page.

Join Ballpark Digest on Facebook and on Twitter!

, , , , , , ,