Scottsdale Independent

Photos: D-backs kickoff Spring Training at Salt River Fields

The Arizona Diamondbacks ignited their Spring Training season with a game against the Colorado Rockies on Friday, March 2, at Salt River Fields.

The D-backs lost the game 6-15.

Salt River Fields, 7555 N. Pima Road, is operated by Salt River-Pima Maricopa Indian Community. The spring home for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies, the facility is one of the most popular venues in the Cactus League.

Fifteen Major League Baseball teams participate in Spring Training across the Valley at 10 stadiums through the month of March.

Salt River Fields stadium opened just east of the city of Scottsdale in 2011. Some stadium facts are: