The Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies, in conjunction with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, announced today the 33-game Spring Training schedule for the inaugural Cactus League season at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in 2011. The D-backs will host the Rockies in the inaugural game at Salt River Fields at 1:10 p.m. on Feb. 26, as the two tenants of the Cactus League’s newest Spring Training facility will face each other three other times (Feb. 28, March 1 and March 12) during the spring.
More details and the D-backs schedule is after the jump. So... Who's up for a group outing?
Each of the other 13 Cactus League teams will visit Salt River Fields at least twice during the spring, with the World Champion San Francisco Giants, American League Champion Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners visiting three times. Salt River Fields will host six night games throughout the spring beginning at 6:40 p.m. The D-backs will host the Chicago White Sox on March 10, Giants on March 15 and Los Angeles Dodgers on March 21 while the Rockies will host the Mariners on March 23 and Rangers on March 25. The Rockies will host the D-backs in an evening contest on March 12.
General admission lawn seating that will hold 4,000 people will be $8 and tickets for 7,000 reserved seats in the seating bowl will range from $15-$25. More specifically, ticket prices for games at Salt River Fields are: Infield Box $25, Dugout Reserve $21, Infield Reserve $20, Party Decks $19, Baseline Reserve $15 and Lawn $8. Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members and D-backs and Rockies season-ticket holders can purchase season-ticket plans for Spring Training games at Salt River Fields exclusively up to Dec. 4. Season-ticket plans for the each team’s home schedule at Salt River Fields and all 33 Cactus League games at Salt River Fields will go on sale to the public beginning on Dec. 6.
Date Home Team Opponent Time Saturday, February 26 D-backs Colorado Rockies 1:10 p.m. Sunday, February 27 D-backs San Francisco Giants 1:10 p.m. Monday, February 28 D-backs Colorado Rockies 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 1 Rockies Arizona Diamondbacks 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 2 D-backs Seattle Mariners (ss) 1:10 p.m. Friday, March 4 D-backs San Diego Padres 1:10 p.m. Saturday, March 5 D-backs Texas Rangers 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 D-backs Milwaukee Brewers 1:10 p.m. Thursday, March 10 D-backs Chicago White Sox 6:40 p.m. Saturday, March 12 Rockies (ss) Arizona Diamondbacks (ss) 6:40 p.m. Sunday, March 13 D-backs Chicago Cubs 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 D-backs San Francisco Giants 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 D-backs Los Angeles Angels 1:10 p.m. Saturday, March 19 D-backs Cincinnati Reds 1:10 p.m. Monday, March 21 D-backs Los Angeles Dodgers 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 D-backs Cleveland Indians 1:10 p.m. Thursday, March 24 D-backs Oakland Athletics 1:10 p.m. Saturday, March 26 D-backs Kansas City Royals 1:10 p.m. Monday, March 28 D-backs Texas Rangers 1:10 p.m.