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Here’s your 2016 Cactus League schedule

2016 Cactus League Schedule

It’s finally March, and that means the 2016 Cactus League season is finally here. Spring Training games officially started on Tuesday with the Cincinnati Reds playing against the Cleveland Indians while the Arizona Diamondbacks face off against the University of Arizona. On Wednesday the fun begins as the fifteen participating teams in the Cactus League… 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 →

San Francisco Giants race benefits Charros

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The San Francisco Giants have partnered with Scottsdale Charros as the beneficiary of its annual fun run/walk this March. Scottsdale is home-away-from-home for the Major League Baseball team, which spends its Spring Training season competing around Phoenix Metro. To get fans pumped for the ballgames, the team will host the Giant Race AZ on Saturday,… Read More →

Things got dirty at Scottsdale rugby bowl

Photo by Kaci Demarest

Scottsdale Stadium hosted a sport other than baseball on April 18. The 2nd annual Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale: Beauty and the Beast Rugby Bowl featured three rugby games inside of the San Francisco Giants’ Spring Training facility. Around 2,000 fans turned out to watch the matches. The division one high school championship started the series of… Read More →

Music and festivals highlight week’s best bets for fun

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Scottsdale and Baseball Scottsdale has been home to Baseball since the 1920’s and the Scottsdale Library is out to prove it. Scottsdale’s leading historian will present the evolution of the favorite past time through a photo presentation. After the presentation, attendants are encouraged to head to Scottsdale Stadium to enjoy a game between the San… Read More →

Pink Pony offers Spring Training specials fit for Giants fans

Golden Gate Sazerac, Susan Cope

Spring Training is a few tender weeks away, and Pink Pony is already ready to round the bases with its special cocktail, Golden Gate Sazerac — an ode to the San Francisco Giants, we assume — and “bomb burger.” The specials run March 1 through April 1. The burger costs $13, the cocktail costs $11… Read More →

Scottsdale Promotes Spring Training in Denver, S.F.

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by in Featured | Play Ball | Tourism

Spring training is a short countdown away, and the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is reminding Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants fans that Scottsdale is the place to be for baseball and sunshine. The bureau unveiled exterior and interior ad placements on the Denver Light Rail on Dec. 30 to promote Scottsdale’s spring training… 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 →

Scottsdale CVB Wraps Spring Training promotion

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by in Events

In an effort to bolster leisure traffic to Scottsdale this spring training season,  the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a variety of targeted ad campaigns in its top feeder markets including Denver and San Francisco. Following the launch of the warm-weather campaign, which featured wrapping three New York subways, the bureau has unveiled… Read More →

Scottsdale CVB Wraps Spring Training promotion

DenverLightRail1
by in Business News | Sports

In an effort to bolster leisure traffic to Scottsdale this spring training season,  the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a variety of targeted ad campaigns in its top feeder markets including Denver and San Francisco. Following the launch of the warm-weather campaign, which featured wrapping three New York subways, the bureau has unveiled… 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 →