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State Approves Matching Funds to Upgrade Twins Spring-Training Facility

Lee County (FL) has been granted up to $15 million in matching funds from the state to improve Hammond Stadium, the spring home of the Minnesota Twins and regular-season home of the Single-A Fort Myers Miracle (Florida State League).  Read more here

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Lackawanna Gets Extension, Commissioner Wants Guarantee from NY Yankees

The State of Pennsylvania has given Lackawanna County a one-year extension to raise the matching funds necessary to receive a $20 million state grant to build a new ballpark for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (International League).  In related news, outgoing Lackawanna County Commissioner Mike Washo would like to see the New York Yankees guarantee annual lease payments Continue reading

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