Found November 29, 2012 on NESN.com:
The Red Sox and Twins may have some new neighbors in Fort Myers. According to the Washington Post, the Nationals are interested in leaving their spring training home in Viera, Fla. to move into the City of Palms Park –– the Red Sox’ old spring training facility. But Lee County officials are mired in a financial bind, having committed $80 million to fund the Red Sox’ new facility for JetBlue Park and $42.5 million to the Twins to help them upgrade Hammond Stadium. The Nationals, however, are seeking financial support from the city to renovate City of Palms Park’s rehab facilities, training areas, practice fields, suites, seats and scoreboard. Fort Myers mayor Randy Henderson insists it’s a tough task. “We have shown the Nats as much love as we can,” Henderson said. “The county and the city have very limited financial resources at this time to bring the stadium to the state the Nats need and require commensurate with the other professional baseball teams. We have articulated that to t...
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