The Arizona Diamondbacks will kick-off their final Spring Training exhibition season schedule in the Old Pueblo when they host the Colorado Rockies for a 1:05 p.m. contest at Tucson Electric Park in Tucson on March 4 as part of the team’s 33-game Cactus League schedule announced today. The D-backs and Rockies will move to their new 140-acre multipurpose facility on Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community land in the Northeast Valley in 2011.
The D-backs’ 13th Spring Training season features 15 home games at Tucson Electric Park, two additional “away” games against the Rockies at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson and 15 games in the Phoenix-metro area, including two exhibition games to conclude the Cactus League schedule at Chase Field on April 2 and 3 against the Chicago Cubs. Arizona will face each Cactus League team at least once at Tucson Electric Park, including division rivals Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants and Rockies. The Cincinnati Reds, who are new to the Cactus League in 2010 after moving their Spring Training camp from Sarasota, Fla. to Goodyear, Ariz., will make their Tucson Electric Park debut on March 16 against the D-backs. The D-backs will also play a split-squad exhibition game against the Rockies on March 14 in Hermosillo, Mexico.
Ticket prices for games at Tucson Electric Park are: Field Level Infield $18; Covered Mezzanine $16; Field Level Grandstand $14; Lower Bleachers $9; Upper Bleachers $7; Lawn seats $5.
The D-backs will also allow kids to run the bases after Sunday games on March 7, March 21 and March 28 and offer a $2 ticket discount to all military personnel that present a military identification card at all games at Tucson Electric Park. The team is also offering various ticket options for groups of 20 or more again in 2010 by offering $2 group ticket discounts in select seating areas as well as All-You-Can-Eat tickets for $25 each. For more information on group tickets, please call Michael Sistak at 520-434-1320.
Fans can purchase tickets for all 2010 spring training home games in person at the Tucson Electric Park ticket office beginning at 9 a.m. (MST) on Jan. 23. Tickets can also be purchased at dbacks.com or by calling the D-backs ticket office at 866.672.1343 beginning at 11 a.m. (MST) on Jan. 23.