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CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox's new $100 million spring training complex in Glendale still needs some fine-tuning but is expected to be ready for workouts when players report next month.
The Sox will share the facility with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago pitchers and catchers are scheduled to hold their first workout Feb. 15.
Their first spring training game is set for March 1 in a stadium that seats 10,000 and has 3,000 lawn seats.
Most of the work to be done between the players' reporting and the first game includes testing the scoreboard and broadcast cabling and perhaps applying some paint and hanging signs.
The 140-acre complex has 13 full fields and three half-fields to be used by the two teams.
The complex also features ponds, a small river, a waterfall, different kinds of trees and desert plants and a walking path, giving it the feel of a resort.