PEORIA, Ariz. (Jan.
6, 2011) – The 2011 Cactus League will play ball in Peoria Feb. 27 through
March 29. Since Peoria Sports Complex is the Spring Training home to both the
San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners, it will host a game every day.
The 31-game schedule
features the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants vs. the Mariners on
Tuesday, March 8, and the Padres on Friday, March 11. The American League
Champion Texas Rangers will visit three times, playing the Mariners on Tuesday
March 1, and Sunday, March 27; and the Padres on Thursday, March 17.
Some local favorites
will visit as well. The Arizona Diamondbacks will play the Padres on Thursday,
March 3, and the Mariners on Friday, March 18. The Chicago Cubs will play the
Mariners on Monday, March 14, and the Padres on Saturday, March 19.
Six weeknight games will start at 7:05 p.m. All other games will be at 1:05
p.m., except for the season finale Tuesday, March 29, which will be at 12:05
Mariners-Padres Charity Game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 27, with all
proceeds going to the Peoria Diamond Club for dispersal to youth organizations
in the West Valley. Can’t wait until then? Practice fields open to the public on
Monday, Feb. 14, and the annual Spring Training Fan Fest will be Saturday, Feb.
26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Peoria Sports Complex
offers the most affordable lawn seat in the Valley at just $6. Ticket prices
range from there up to $23, and discounts are available for groups of 20 or
more. Month-long promotions include Family 4 Pack Mondays, $2 hot dog
Wednesdays, Kids Days every Sunday and $2 off admission to any game with a valid
The box office will
open for the season on Saturday, Jan. 8. Hours this weekend will be Saturday and
Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular hours, beginning Monday, Jan. 10, will be
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tickets may be purchased in person at the box office, by calling 800-677-1227 or
by visiting www.mariners.com
or www.padres.com. For
group sales or general information, call the Box Office at 623-773-8720 or visit
Fans who purchase
tickets at the stadium box office from Saturday, Jan. 8, through Friday, Jan.
14, will receive two free lawn tickets for the Mariners vs. the Cleveland
Indians on Saturday, March 5, or the Padres vs. the Oakland A’s on Sunday, March
6. Supplies are limited; no upgrades, no cash value, non transferable.
The Spring Training
Souvenir Store opens Saturday, Jan. 8, as well. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Saturday in January; daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in February; and
daily from 9 a.m. until one hour after the completion of each game during the
Spring Training season.
For more information,
call the Peoria Sports Complex box office information line (623-773-8720) or
MEDIA CONTACT – Chris
Easom, Sports Complex Manager, 623-773-8701