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San Francisco Giants to open academy at Boca Chica

Santo Domingo.- The San Francisco Giants didn’t spend on international prospects this year to  invest “a lot of money” on the farm system and will open the Felipe Alou Baseball Academy, report Wednesday.

“It’s a state-of-the-art baseball facility in Boca Chica next week,” the outlet says.

“The Felipe Alou Baseball Academy will serve as the headquarters of the Giants’ Latin American operations and as the educational training and player development home for the team’s international prospects. The state-of-the-art facility consists of three major league-size playing fields, batting tunnels, pitching mounds, and two substantial buildings,” the outlet said, quoting a Giants press release/

It adds that one of one buildings contains the clubhouse, gymnasium, training room, offices and conference rooms. The other serves as a residence hall for coaches and staff and up to 73 players. The residential building will feature classrooms, a computer laboratory, dining hall and recreational spaces and three playing fields.

Source: DT

Aug 17, 2016

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