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Pima County Pitches Kino to Brewers

Pima County (AZ) officials sent a 17-page package to the Milwaukee Brewers last week, trying to sell Kino Sports Complex and Kino Stadium as the new spring training home for the team.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Opening Delayed, Chihuahuas Will Return to Tucson for First Few Home Games

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadThe home opener for the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas (Pacific Coast League) has been delayed until April 28 to allow their new ballpark in downtown El Paso (TX) to be completed.  Read more here.  The Chi-Waz (our new nickname for the team) will play their first home games at Kino Stadium in Tucson (AZ) on April 11-14.  Read more here.

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Kino Stadium Complex Needs $1.5M Annual Subsidy

Tucson Padres LogoPima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry said that while public use of Kino Sports Complex continues to grow, the county will have to dedicate roughly $1.5 million a year to maintain current operations.  Kino Stadium, located at the complex, is the soon-to-be-former home of the Triple-A Tucson Padres (Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta Returning to Kino Stadium

PRESS RELEASE – The Tucson Padres, Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau and Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment are bringing the Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta back to Tucson on October 4-7 at Kino Stadium. Continue reading

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Toros Seek Court Order to Unlock Hi-Corbett Field Gates

The indy pro Tucson Toros (Golden Baseball League) are seeking a court order that would allow them back into Hi-Corbett Field.  The city claims the Toros abandoned the park, after the team went on hiatus when the Triple-A Portland Beavers (Pacific Coast League) moved to Tucson’s Kino Stadium and became the Tucson Padres. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Kino Stadium (Tucson, AZ)

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill visits Kino Stadium, home of the Triple-A Tucson (AZ) Padres.  Read about Ben’s experience and view photos here.

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