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Baby Bombers Mock Astros, Cheating Scandal with Mini Trash Can Giveaway

Following disciplinary action against the Houston Astros from Major League Baseball for their involvement in a cheating scandal, the Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) mocked the franchise on Tuesday by announcing a free mini trashcan giveaway, at one of their upcoming regular-season games.  Read more here.

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Comparing the 2019 World Series Ballparks

As the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros prepare to meet in Game 1 of the 2019 MLB World Series on Tuesday, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual comparison of the two ballparks we’ll see in this year’s Fall Classic.  Read more here.   View World Series game schedule here.

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World Series Opponents on the Field, Teammates in Legal Fight Over Spring Training Ballpark

The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are preparing to face off in Major League Baseball’s first World Series between teams that share the same spring training complex — the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach (FL).  Off the field, the fall classic opponents are reluctant teammates in a protracted legal fight with the contractors who built their $153 million spring home.  More than three years after the complex opened, at least three companies say they’re still owed millions of dollars.  Read more here.

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Astros Get Brand New Beer, Help Community

The Houston Astros and Houston-based Karbach Brewing Co. have joined forces to bring fans a brand new beer and give back to the Houston community right in time for spring season.  Read more here.

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Fayetteville Uniforms, Stadium Will Sport Black, Gray and Red Colors

Black, gray and red will be the colors of Fayetteville’s (NC) Minor League baseball team, and at the request of the Houston Astros, Fayetteville’s baseball stadium will be decorated to match.  Read more here.

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It’s ‘Fitteam’ for Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Fitteam, an event brand partnership and organic products firm, has secured the naming rights to the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, the spring training home of the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros.  Read more here.

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Work Continues on Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

More than a year after the teams’ $152 million shared facility opened, construction still isn’t finished. And it might be June before the city issues a final certificate of occupancy, which will mark the end of a rocky construction process that has faced numerous challenges since work started in November 2015.  Read more here.

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