They’re back: Giants practice in Scottsdale before spring training begins

 

Get out the sunscreen, sunglasses and shorts — spring training is starting up again in Scottsdale.

The San Francisco Giants practiced at the Scottsdale Stadium, 7408 E. Osborn Road, on Feb. 29 before their spring training season begins on Wednesday, March 2.

Also returning will be the Charros Lodge — an upper deck seating area that overlooks the ball field. The lodge offers premier seating during games as well as a rotating menu of local Valley food, including The Vig, Grimaldi’s, and Ruth’s Chris. The Scottsdale Charros have been hosting spring training since 1961.

Scottsdale is home to the Giants as well as the Arizona Diamondback’s and the Colorado Rockies during spring training. To purchase tickets to the Giants game, visit http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/spring_training/index.jsp?c_id=sf. For tickets to Diamondback and Rockies games at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick visit www.saltriverfields.com.

San Francisco Giants spring training schedule. (calendar by San Francisco Giants)

San Francisco Giants spring training schedule. (calendar by San Francisco Giants)

Northeast Valley News Services Editor Melissa Rosequist can be e-mailed at mrosequist@newszap.com or can be followed on Twitter at twitter.com/mrosequist_.

You are encouraged to leave relevant comments but engaging in personal attacks, threats, online bullying or commercial spam will not be allowed. All comments should remain within the bounds of fair play and civility. You can disagree with others courteously, without being disagreeable. Feel free to express yourself but keep an open mind toward finding value in what others say. To report abuse or spam, click the arrow in the upper right corner of the comment box.

Facebook Comment