Colorado Rockies ownership is expressing interest in moving the club's spring training facility from Tucson to neighboring Marana.
Rockies officials met last week with representatives from Marana to discuss the possibility of a stadium complex on the Tucson metro area's northwest side.
The Rockies currently train in aging Hi Corbett Field in Tucson. The team has asked for 20 million dollars in improvements to the facility.
Paying for a new spring training facility in Marana is not exactly a home run.
It would depend on the creation of a Regional Sports Authority with its own taxing power.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors will consider the first step toward creating such an authority today.
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