Last spring in Tucson for the White Sox?

According to this Tucson Citizen report, the Chicago White Sox are attempting to move their spring training grounds.  They have have completed a deal with the Dodgers to share a sports complex in Glendale, Arizona.  The Sox hope they can move into the stadium,  in 2009.

There’s one problem.  They need to get out of their current contract with Pima County which has them at Tucson Electric Park till 2012.  To do that, they’ll need to find a replacement team to play there. 

So for the time being, it’s business as usual and the company line is that they are happy residents of Tucson.  So says White Sox vice president of communications Scott Reifert:

“Nothing has changed.  We have every intention to honor our commitment in Tucson until 2012 unless we find an acceptable team or a solution.”

For the time being, ground has been broken on the new 12,000 seat facility in Glendale.  The Dodgers will be there for sure in 2009 (after 60 springs at Vero Beach). 

Time will tell when the Sox will join them. 

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