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Goldschmidt, University of Phoenix ‘teaming up’ to lead scholarship program

University of Phoenix

After bouncing around the minor leagues for more than a decade, Michael Carter was looking for a way to get back into the game of baseball. He applied for several different coaching positions throughout Arizona, but one thing seemed to be missing. “There were a couple college coaching jobs available and high school jobs available,… Read More →

D-backs pay tribute to Joe Garagiola when Yankees arrive

Fan Fest

The Arizona Diamondbacks will pay tribute to the late Joe Garagiola during a pregame ceremony on May 16 that will include the Hall of Famer’s family and friends as well as some of baseball’s most well-known personalities. The former big league catcher, broadcaster and national icon passed away on March 23 at the age of… Read More →

Diamondbacks have the lowest Fan Cost Index in MLB

Diamondbacks, Chase Field

The Arizona Diamondbacks have the lowest Fan Cost Index ($132.10) in Major League Baseball for the 10th consecutive season in a row, according to a Team Marketing Report. The D-backs finished almost $88 below the industry average of $219.53. The Fan Cost Index is a representative look at the costs for a family of four… Read More →

Dbacks honor past playoff performances with #DbacksTBT

Baseball 2001 World Series Game 7: Arizona Diamondbacks Luis Gonzalez #20 in action, hitting game winning hit vs New York Yankees.
Bank 1 Ballpark/Phoenix, AZ 11/04/01
Photo: Al Tielemans

The Arizona Diamondbacks will host five Throwback Thursdays, presented by Chase, this season and will include a poster giveaway for the first 5,000 fans at each Thursday game. Each Throwback Thursday (#DbacksTBT) will have a theme of a D-backs playoff team throughout history and this Thursday will be the first of the season honoring the… Read More →

Salt River Fields named best Cactus League facility

Cactus League

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that Salt River Fields at Talking Stick has been named the top Cactus League Spring Training complex in 2016 by Ballpark Digest. The honor was voted on by readers of Ballpark Digest and Spring Training Online, with Salt River Fields capturing 70-percent of the vote from more than 12,000 voting participants. Salt River Fields has… Read More →

As Cactus League returns, impact felt across the Valley

Cactus League
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy

At opposite ends of the Valley, two cities with different histories and cultures share a common denominator: tourists flock there when the calendar flips to March in Scottsdale and Goodyear. Spring training has arrived. “It’s the perfect place,” Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall said. “It’s spring training and it’s spring break.” Cactus League… Read More →

Baseball fans score big at Hotel Palomar through March

Blue Hound

Baseball season is rounding the corner as Spring Training has officially kicked off in Arizona with the Cactus League playing at 10 stadiums across the Valley. Fans from all over the country are taking over the Valley of the Sun to cheer on their favorite team. Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix, is a top choice for… Read More →

Four Peaks Makes Mark on Spring Training

baseball

This Spring Training season, locally brewed Four Peaks craft beer made its way into the hands and hearts of baseball fans from across the globe—a big step for the Tempe-based company, whose clearly-stated mission is “to craft exceptional beer and be able to share it with good people.” Greg Ross, Director of Marketing at Four… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale Is Giants' Official Hotel

Saguaro pool
by in Stay

Less than a half mile, depending on the route.  That’s the distance from Scottsdale Stadium to The Saguaro Scottsdale, the official spring training hotel of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. The Saguaro Scottsdale, a chic hotel in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, will be pouring bubbly for the legions of Bay Area fans… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale Is Giants' Official Hotel

Saguaro pool
by in Events | Rejuvenate

Less than a half mile, depending on the route.  That’s the distance from Scottsdale Stadium to The Saguaro Scottsdale, the official spring training hotel of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. The Saguaro Scottsdale, a chic hotel in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, will be pouring bubbly for the legions of Bay Area fans… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale Is Giants’ Official Hotel

Saguaro pool
by in Business News | Sports

Less than a half mile, depending on the route.  That’s the distance from Scottsdale Stadium to The Saguaro Scottsdale, the official spring training hotel of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. The Saguaro Scottsdale, a chic hotel in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, will be pouring bubbly for the legions of Bay Area fans… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale Is Giants' Official Hotel

Saguaro pool
by in Business News | Sports

Less than a half mile, depending on the route.  That’s the distance from Scottsdale Stadium to The Saguaro Scottsdale, the official spring training hotel of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. The Saguaro Scottsdale, a chic hotel in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, will be pouring bubbly for the legions of Bay Area fans… Read More →

Podcast: Diamondbacks, Fulton Homes Home Run Program

Diamondbacks, Chase Field
by in Podcasts | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks have partnered up once again with Fulton Homes for another season-long charity. The Fulton Homes Home Run Program has been a part of the Diamondbacks culture off and on for the last couple of years. With each home run hit by a Dback, Fulton Homes will donate $150 to the Central Arizona… Read More →

San Francisco Giants: A Giant History

San Francisco Giants
by in Play Ball

Originally known as the New York Gothams, the San Francisco Giants is one of the oldest baseball teams in the history of America. Their first season, where they finished two games behind Chicago, still drew a spectacular beginning of a long history for the team with 76 victories.  That was in 1885, and nearly 40… Read More →