Colorado Rockies Break Ground On Dominican Republic Academy

On Saturday, the Colorado Rockies broke ground on a facility in the Dominican Republic that will eventually house the club's entire Latin American operations, according to a press release. The facility will be in Jubey, Boca Chica, Dominican Republic.

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The cost of this academy will be roughly $6 million and will allow 80 players to use the two buildings. The place will include:

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a full clubhouse, administrative offices, dormitory style living for players, living quarters for staff, training/weight room, cafeteria, entertainment room, computer room and classroom. The academy will also include two full sized baseball fields, one half field, batting cages and pitching mounds.

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The Rockies are notable for having a strong presence in Latin America.

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