Houston Astros statement on today's vote for funding for Spring Training facility in Palm Beach County, FL

The Houston Astros released the following statement regarding today's vote by the Board of County Commissioners for Palm Beach County to approve a request for funding to help finance a Spring Training baseball facility for the Astros and Washington Nationals.

"We are extremely pleased by today's vote and appreciate the support of the county on this project. Our ultimate goal has always been to build a first-class facility for our players and fans that will also provide great financial benefit to the businesses and residents of Palm Beach County and beyond. We are confident that once the new baseball facility is in place, it will be a win-win situation for all parties involved."

The Astros and Nationals are reviewing a list of potential sites in Palm Beach County for the new Spring Training facility.