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Down on the Farm: Spring training

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During my last week in Arizona, I attended a spring training baseball game in Scottsdale.

The game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies, two teams about which I know nothing, was the first held in the brand new Salt River Fields at Talking Stick stadium.


Gone are the days when spring training games were played on bumpy fields surrounded by sparsely-populated wooden grandstands.

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