Where is Their Spring Training Facility?
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Salt River Fields officially became the home for both the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies in 2011. The 11,500-seat stadium is located near Scottsdale and is the first MLB park ever built on Native Indian land.
Fan Fest: Feb. 9, Chase Field
Two days before Arizona Diamondbacks pitchers and catchers report to spring training, the annual FanFest will be held at Chase Field.
Fans will have an opportunity to meet with and talk to many Diamondbacks players, coaches, broadcasters and management personnel. Clubhouse tours, photo opportunities and many other events are on tap for the day.
Pitchers and Catchers Report: Feb. 11
The real work begins on Feb. 11, when pitchers, catchers and injured players can report, with workouts to begin the following day.
It will be the first time that Diamondbacks fans can see Brandon McCarthy and Heath Bell as they don their new uniforms for the very first time.
Full Squad Reports: Feb. 14
There will be a lot of love on Valentine’s Day, as the full squad will officially report to Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, AZ.
Cody Ross, Cliff Pennington, Didi Gregorius, Eric Hinkse and Eric Chavez will all be in attendance with their new team as the Diamondbacks look to improve upon an 81-81 finish in 2012.
First Cactus League Game: Feb. 23 vs. Colorado Rockies
The Diamondbacks face the Colorado Rockies—the other team that calls Salt River Fields at Talking Stick home—on Feb. 23.
Fans might just catch a glimpse of several new arrivals in the lineup on the very first day of live games.
Last Cactus League Game: March 28, Texas Rangers at Surprise Stadium
The Diamondbacks close out their Cactus League schedule against the Texas Rangers.
Last Exhibition Game: March 30, Cincinnati Reds at Chase Field
The Diamondbacks host the Reds in the finale of a two-game exhibition at Chase Field. They open the season two days later, hosting the St. Louis Cardinals.
Full Spring Training Schedule