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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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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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Twins, Lee County negotiating over player dorms, naming rights at spring-training complex

A renovation of Hammond Stadium and the Lee County Sports Complex, spring home of the Minnesota Twins, may or may not feature player dorms and naming rights, as the two sides negotiate a new lease covering some $30 million in improvements. It’s an unusual situation. In order to qualify for $15 million in state funds […]

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