Indians' spring training complex set for Goodyear
GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- City officials here signed a memorandum of understanding Friday with a development company to build a new spring training facility for the Cleveland Indians.
The complex will include a 10,000-seat ballpark, which is expected to cost $75 million and be completed by Feb. 1, 2009.
The Indians have said they plan to use the Goodyear complex as a year-round facility for rehabilitation, teaching and training.
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SPRING TRAINING NEWS
Follow the day's news from spring training in the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues as we begin the countdown toward Opening Day on Sunday (Mets at world champion Cardinals, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2):
• Colon, Weaver, Figgins on DL
• Pirates send Sanchez to the DL
• Rogers has clot removed, will miss first half
• Sabathia throws, says he's ready for opener
• Pavano to start Opening Day for Yankeees
• A's put Dan Johnson on DL with hip injury
• Walker signs minor league deal with A's
• Grapefruit: Towers wins spot in Jays' rotation
• Cactus: Big Unit to start season on DL