“There’s something particularly charming about spring training facilities and this is a great example of this charm. It’s great for baseball. It’s great for the local economy,” Rob Manfred said today during a visit to Lakeland for the annual Governor’s Baseball Dinner. He also spoke of a “fantastic job” renovating Joker Marchant Stadium and said, “The ballpark looks great.”

Source: The Detroit News

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