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Twins hold groundbreaking on spring-training upgrades; new renderings released

The Minnesota Twins held a groundbreaking today to mark the official beginning of renovations to Hammond Stadium and the Lee County Sports Complex, the team’s spring home. “Since 1991 the Twins and Lee County have enjoyed the model public-private partnership,” said Twins President Dave St. Peter. “Today’s groundbreaking signifies the evolution of the partnership as […]

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Funding for Twins spring-training renovations approved

After months of negotiations, Lee County agreed to a $42.5-million renovation of the Minnesota Twins’ spring-training complex that calls for new fan amenities at Hammond Stadium and upgraded training facilities for players. The complex hasn’t seen major changes since 1991, when the Twins moved in after spending most of the team’s history training in Orlando. […]

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Nats: We’re still interested in Fort Myers — if spring complex is upgraded

Washington Nationals front-office personnel told Lee County reps the team was interested in moving spring-training operations to City of Palms Park — if the ballpark was upgraded, to the tune of $45 million or more. With the Nats unwilling to commit to Viera’s Space Coast Stadium and openly seeking a new spring home, a move […]

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