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. 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.
Individual game tickets for all 33 games at Salt River Fields will go on sale beginning at 10 a.m. (MST) on Jan 17. Tickets can be purchased in person at the D-backs Ticket Office at Chase Field, at dbacks.com/spring, coloradorockies.com/spring or by calling 888.490.0383 or 480.362.WINS (9467). Tickets will also be available beginning at noon on Jan. 17 at the Salt River Fields temporary ticket office in the Scottsdale Pavilions, located at 8980 E. Indian Bend Rd., Suite D-6, in Scottsdale.