Peoria (Az.) mapping $21 million in ballpark improvements
Not waiting to have its spring-training tenants complain about the state of facilities, the city of Peoria is planning some $21 million in improvements to Peoria Stadium and its training facilities.
City of Palms Park site pitched as natatorium location
City of Palms Park, slated to serve one more season as the spring home of the Boston Red Sox, could become the site of a natatorium if the National Swimming Center Corp. can raise enough funds.
Florida group to Cubs: Tell us if we're really in the running to land spring training
Representatives of a Florida group seeking to bring the Chicago Cubs spring-training activities to Naples are scheduled to talk to team officials today; they want to know if they still have a shot at landing the team. Sometimes it's better not to know, though.
Naples: We think we still have shot at landing Cubs spring training
The folks looking to develop a new spring-training base for the Chicago Cubs in Naples, Fla., say they think they still have a shot at landing the team, but we're not sure whether or not this is purely a case of wishful thinking.
Cactus League: Spring training had $348 million impact on Arizona economy
The total impact on the Arizona economy, according to the Cactus League, was $348 million, or 3 percent less than in 2009 -- a small decline but not a bad one given the state of the economy and a much shorter spring-training season.