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Sport D-backs' spring training opens Feb. 14 at Salt River Fields

01:24  10 january  2018
01:24  10 january  2018 Source:   foxsports.com

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14 , workouts are open to the public, and fans may park in the Desert Lot on the north side of the complex, which is best accessed via 90th Street The D - backs open their 21st Spring Training with D - backs Fan Fest on Saturday, Feb . 17 at Salt River Fields and kick off the spring schedule on Feb .

17 at Salt River Fields . Before Arizona opens Cactus League play on Feb . Wednesday, March 14 ( Salt River Fields ) — Cincinnati Reds, 1:10 p.m. Thursday, March 15 (Sloan Park) — Chicago Cubs, 1:05 p.m.

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The Diamondbacks announced Tuesday that first workouts for pitchers and catchers are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. The first full-squad workout is Monday, Feb. 19 – two days before an exhibition game against Arizona State University.

The first official Cactus League game will be Feb. 23 vs. the Colorado Rockies at Salt River Fields. Spring training dates have been pushed up to accommodate an earlier start to the regular season (March 29 for the D-backs), which is due to an increase in off-days during the season.

The D-backs also announced that they have invited 11 non-roster players to camp, along with the 40 players currently on the major-league roster. The non-roster group includes pitcher Taylor Clarke, who finished 2017 ranked as the team’s No. 3 prospect, according to mlb.com, utility infielder Kristopher Negron, who played in 14 games for the D-backs last year, and first baseman Kevin Cron, who has amassed three consecutive 25-home-run seasons in the minors.

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Everything you need for Spring Training at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Thanks for visiting this site and keep watching for news about Salt River Fields , the teams, and our opening events. Looking forward to seeing you in spring at the ballpark!

Season-ticket plans for the D - backs ’ 18 home games and all 34 Spring Training games at Salt River Fields featuring the D - backs and Rockies, including the D - backs vs. ASU game, will go on sale to the public beginning Dec.

PITCHERSCATCHERS
21 Zack Greinke2 Jeff Mathis
25 Archie Bradley9 Josh Thole (non-roster)
26 Shelby Miller10 Chris Herrmann
30 T.J. McFarland (L)36 John Ryan Murphy
31 Brad Boxberger75 Michael Perez (non-roster)
33 Jake BarrettINFIELDERS
34 Braden Shipley3 Daniel Descalso
38 Robbie Ray (L)4 Ketel Marte
40 Andrew Chafin (L)13 Nick Ahmed
46 Patrick Corbin (L)15 Ildemaro Vargas
48 Randall Delgado16 Chris Owings
50 Anthony Banda (L)22 Jake Lamb
52 Zack Godley27 Brandon Drury
54 Jimmie Sherfy44 Paul Goldschmidt
55 Matt Koch45 Kristopher Negron (non-roster)
56 Alberto Suarez53 Christian Walker
61 Silvino Bracho68 Kevin Cron (non-roster)
63 Jared Miller (L)74 Domingo Leyba
64 Yuhei Nakaushiro (L/non-roster)76 Jack Reinheimer
65 Joey Krehbiel (non-roster)OUTFIELDERS
66 Yoshihisa Hirano6 David Peralta
67 Jake Buchanan (non-roster)11 A.J. Pollock
72 Taylor Clarke (non-roster)14 Rey Fuentes
73 Ryan Atkinson (non-roster)19 Socrates Brito
99 Taijuan Walker24 Yasmany Tomas
41 Jeremy Hazelbaker
70 Ramon Flores (non-roster)
71 Cesar Puello (non-roster)

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