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Brevard County: We’ll make another run at keeping Nats

With the Washington Nationals stymied in an effort to procure a new Kissimmee spring-training complex, Brevard County officials could offer a $29 million renovation of the team’s current home, Space Coast Stadium. Of course, all the money in the world can’t move Viera closer to the majority of Grapefruit League teams; you’re still talking over […]

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End of the line for Space Coast Stadium?

The inevitable departure of the Washington Nationals and the ballpark’s relatively isolated position could mean the end of Space Coast Stadium, as Brevard County officials struggle with the future of the facility. With the Brevard County Manatees (High Class A; Florida State League) on the hunt for a new Orlando home, there’s the very real […]

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Early setback in attempt to keep Nationals in Brevard County

It appears the attempt to keep the Washington Nationals in Brevard County will be a more difficult chore than some foresaw, as a county tourism committee voters to stop spending hotel-tax revenues on spring training. Instead, if the committee’s vote is upheld by the full County Commission, $750,000 annually will instead be spent on general […]

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Is Nats, Brevard County marriage over?

The Washington Nationals are clearly on the prowl for a new spring-training home, as it becomes more and more apparent that Brevard County isn’t going to do a lot to keep the team at Space Coast Stadium. We’ve documented meetings with Nats officials and reps from various municipalities — Osceola County, Fort Myers, Winter Haven, […]

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