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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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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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The Week That Was: Feb. 27

Spring training was the big news of the week in the baseball world, whether it was news about potential new venues, the opening of practices, or visits to familiar haunts. The most popular stories on Ballpark Digest for the past week, as measured by page views. Nats, Astros eying new Osceola County spring-training complex Tempe […]

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Nats, Astros eying new Osceola County spring-training complex

The Washington Nationals and the Houston Astros are discussing a new joint spring-training complex with Osceola County officials, as a site near DisneyWorld is under consideration. The complex, we’re told, would be south of DisneyWord and in the very northwestern corner of Osceola County, an area served by I-4 and Florida Toll 429. Both teams […]

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