BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Orioles are building a new nest for their baby Birds.
The team is unveiling plans for a new state-of-the-art training academy in the Dominican Republic.READ MORE: Baltimore Students Build Memory Garden For Gun Violence Survivors
The 22.5-acre complex will have three full ball fields, batting and pitching tunnels, dorms and more to allow the team to develop Dominican players.READ MORE: Maryland Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Sweeping Police Reform Measures
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Construction on the facility is expected to take a little more than a year and is set to begin within the next couple of months.