Reports out of Florida and Chicago are that investors in Naples, FL will propose a move of the Cubs' Spring Training facilities from Mesa, AZ to Naples as soon as 2013 to Tom Ricketts. The Cubs existing contract, a 25-year lease in Mesa, expires in 2016, but the Cubs can buy out of the deal after 2012 for a reported $4.2 million. A move to Naples would put the Cubs in the neighborhood of teams such as the Yankees and Twins, who play their spring ball on Florida's west coast as well.Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com ...
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