BRADENTON, Fla. — Sarasota and two counties on Florida’s southwest coast plan to take advantage of federally subsidized economic recovery zone and Build America Bonds when they issue more than $100 million of debt for the spring-training facilities of two Major League Baseball teams.

The financing allowed under the federal stimulus law is being used by Lee County to build a new spring-training stadium for the Boston Red Sox. The team has played in a smaller facility in the county seat of Fort Myers since the early 1990s.

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