Have you noticed lately that the air is crisper, the sun is warmer, and the birds are chirping more than normal? That’s because the beauty that is Spring Training has arrived. Welcome back, baseball, we missed you so.
Planning on catching a Cactus League game? In Arizona there are 10 stadiums to visit and 15 teams to root for.
Here is a go-to guide to Spring Training 2020.
There are more than 100 games scheduled between February 21 and March 24.
Click here to view the complete Cactus League Schedule.
Who plays at which stadium and where are those stadiums?
- American Family Fields of Phoenix (formerly Maryvale Stadium), 3805 N. 53rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85031 (Milwaukee Brewers)
- Camelback Ranch – Glendale, 10710 W. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85037 (Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers)
- Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ 85338 (Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds)
- Hohokam Stadium, 1235 N. Center Street, Mesa, AZ 85201 (Oakland Athletics)
- Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N 83rd Ave., Peoria, AZ 85382 (Seattle Mariners, San Diego Padres)
- Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 (Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies)
- Scottsdale Stadium, 7408 East Osborn Road., Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (San Francisco Giants)
- Sloan Park, 2330 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201 (Chicago Cubs)
- Surprise Stadium, 15850 N. Bullard Ave. Surprise AZ, 85374 (Texas Rangers, Kansas City Royals)
- Tempe Diablo Stadium, 2200 W. Alameda Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282 (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim)
Where do I purchase tickets?
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Any new food options this year?
American Family Fields of Phoenix: New concessions this year include: The Bernie Brat, a Johnsonville Bratwurst double-dipped in secret stadium sauce and topped with bacon crumbles and onion straws; Wisconsin Curd Burger, a classic beef patty topped with Wisconsin cheese curds and hot sauce; and Buffalo Chicken Nachos, tortilla chips topped with chicken and buffalo sauce.
Goodyear Ballpark: New concession items include Loaded Corn Dog Nuggets, Garlic Parmesan waffle fries, Desert Tenders Sandwich, a buffalo chicken tenders on slider buns, Nacho Helmet, nachos served in a souvenir team helmet, and The Cheesy Changeup, a half-pound cheeseburger surrounded by two grilled cheese sandwiches.
Hohokam Stadium: New concession items and businesses this year include Impossible burgers, Black Rock Coffee bar, and Corndog Company. All A’s Access members and Spring Training pass holders can receive 50% off concessions.
Peoria Sports Complex: On Fridays, from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m, the Four Peaks Pavilion in Left Field will have $5 draft beer. New food offerings this year include a street taco cart, a spicy version of the Ruthian Foot-Long Hot Dog, which is wrapped in Jalapeno bacon; the Mac Attack Dog; and family-sized nachos or French fries served in a choice of Mariners or Padres souvenir helmets.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick: New food items this year include Philly Cheesesteak (Section 210 & 216); Nashville Hot Burger Basket (Section 101 and 219), and Beyond Meat Burger (sold at Home Plate Hot Dogs). Mustache Pretzels has also opened a location.
Sloan Park: New concession items include: BLT Dog, a hot dog wrapped in bacon and topped with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, shredded Monterey jack cheese, and Chipotle mayo; Street Corn, a 12-ounce cup of steamed yellow corn, mayo, Parmesan cheese, lime juice, and Valentine sauce; Hot Cheetos Cheesesteak, Philly beef steak topped with cheese sauce, sautéed bell peppers and onions, and Hot Cheetos crumbs; Carved Pork Sandwich, herb-crusted tri-tip, horseradish aioli, honey mustard-glazed pork loin, topped with pineapple coleslaw; and a Southwest Fruit Cup.
Surprise Stadium: This year, Surprise Stadium has added a “value menu” offering $3 hot dogs, popcorn, soda, or chips and cheese. Also new is the Sam Adams Upper Deck with flights of Sam Adams beer; the Huss Backyard and Container Bar with Huss Brewing beers on draft; and a hot dog cart with four signature hot dog creations. Saigon Kitchen, a Vietnamese restaurant in Surprise, will also serve their garlic noodles and lemongrass chicken at the stadium.
Tempe Diablo Stadium: The new food item this year is the Mac Attack Dog, a hot dog topped with mac and cheese and BBQ brisket. Also, the stadium had added some markets with grab-and-go items.
New this season:
Camelback Ranch – Glendale: The City of Glendale extended Baseball Blvd. to 99th Avenue, which means people can now access the stadium from the north or south. Previously, Baseball Blvd. was a dead-end road that ended near the stadium. While not new this year, the stadium will once again offer its “Resident Pass” where Glendale residents can get $5 tickets to Sunday – Thursday games. Proof of residency is required.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick: an updated LED scoreboard has been installed, and the team shop has been remodeled. A memorial to the USS Arizona has also been installed near the fields. The memorial features more than 1,500 columns that create the outline of the USS Arizona ship. They also illuminate at night.
Scottsdale Stadium: Scottsdale Stadium underwent extensive renovations, including building a new clubhouse, renovating the front plaza, an added shade structure, updates to the bleachers in Right Field and pavilion, as well as implementing public Wi-Fi.
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