The Colorado Rockies announced their 32-game 2016 Cactus League schedule on Monday. The schedule features 16 home games and three road games at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 2016 Cactus League season will be the club's sixth year at the shared Spring Training facility with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community land.
Colorado opens their Spring Training schedule as the home team against Arizona at Salt River Fields on March 2. This will be the eighth consecutive season that the Rockies have opened their Cactus League slate against the Diamondbacks.
The schedule also includes a home game on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, vs. the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and a road game vs. the Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields on Easter Sunday, March 27. The Rockies will conclude their 2016 Spring Training schedule with a home game against the Seattle Mariners on April 2 before opening the 2016 regular season on Monday, April 4 vs. the Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix.
Season ticket plans for the Rockies' 16 home games and all 33 Cactus League games at Salt River Fields will go on sale to the public beginning Friday, Dec. 18. Individual tickets for all 33 games at Salt River Fields will go on sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9. Tickets can be purchased at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Center Field Ticket Office, the Coors Field Ticket Office, all Rockies Dugout Store locations, online at rockies.com/spring, by calling 888.490.0383 or by calling 480.362.WINS (9467).
Service charges apply at the Dugout Stores, online and over the phone. For additional Rockies Spring Training information, please call (303) ROCKIES (762-5437). All Rockies home Spring Training games begin at 1:10 p.m. local time with the exception of the March 31 game vs. Arizona and the April 2 game vs. Seattle, both of which will begin at 12:10 p.m. local time.
Tickets for all games at Salt River Fields are priced from $11-$37. General admission lawn seating will be $11-$15 and tickets for reserved seats in the seating bowl range from $21-$37. The Rockies Plan, which offers tickets to each of the 16 Rockies home games at Salt River Field, ranges in price from $176-$512.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is located on a 140-acre site near the Pima-Loop 101 and Indian Bend Road and is the first Spring Training facility built on Native American land. Owned by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, the complex consists of separate training facilities, offices and clubhouses accommodating each club as well as a shared 11,000-seat ballpark that features a uniquely designed roof structure offering fans in the cross aisle plenty of shade. Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is the newest entertainment venue to carry the "Talking Stick" brand, as it joins Talking Stick Golf Club and Talking Stick Resort, both located across Pima-Loop 101 from the training facility.