Tourism

Ed Smith Stadium Named Top Spring Training Facility

A data firm analyzed 36,000 online reviews of 23 spring training stadiums to arrive at its rankings.

02/28/2018 By Staff

Sports

Report Estimates Orioles' Economic Impact at $97 Million

The report looks at the club’s marketing and promotion of Sarasota tourism to its fan base across seven states and more.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Orioles' Spring Training Attendance the Team's Second Highest Ever

A total of 119,742 fans attended the team's 17 home games at Sarasota's Ed Smith Stadium this spring.

03/31/2017 By staff

Sunshine Memories

We Were Always Working and Building

We're more than just a pretty beach town.

12/28/2016

Dandy corn

10 Bucks Or Less: Mariscos Azteca Mexican Seafood Restaurant

Splendid sopes and huaraches in a shopping center right near Ed Smith Stadium.

03/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

941CEO Daily

Sarasota County Negotiating with Atlanta Braves Over South County Stadium

The potential spring training campus would include training facilities, practice fields and a 7,500-seat stadium on between 100 and 150 acres.

03/08/2016 Research by staff

Article

Q&A with Buck Showalter

We sat down with the Orioles' Buck Showalter as he prepares for Spring Training in Sarasota.

01/13/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Article

For Sale: Baseball Star Nick Markakis's Home

As baseball star Nick Markakis plans to move from the Baltimore Orioles to the Atlanta Braves, we're giving you a peek inside his former Sarasota home, which is currently for sale.

05/14/2015 By Robert Plunket

Article

Inside Spring Training with the Baltimore Orioles Mascot

The Baltimore Orioles mascot gives us a bird's-eye view of spring training.

03/01/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Spring Training - revised

Fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates can watch the team's 2014 spring training games--featuring league MVP Andrew McCutchen--at Bradenton's McKechnie Field.

03/17/2014 By staff

Article

Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training Opens in Bradenton

Fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates can watch the team's 2014 spring training games--featuring league MVP Andrew McCutchen--at Bradenton's McKechnie Field.

03/01/2014 By Kay Kipling

Article

Baseball Hero

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter refuses to take credit for his team’s turnaround last year. His players and baseball fans see it differently.

03/01/2013 By Beau Denton

Article

What To Do in Sarasota This Weekend, 2/22/2013

Sarasota events: What to do in Sarasota this weekend, 2/22/2013.

02/22/2013 By Megan McDonald