REDS ANNOUNCE 2011 CACTUS LEAGUE SCHEDULE
CINCINNATI (November 18, 2010) — The Cincinnati Reds have announced their 2011 Cactus League exhibition schedule.
The National League Central Division Champions open the spring training season with two games against Ohio rival Cleveland Indians on February 27 and February 28 at Goodyear Ballpark.
Fans can catch the division champs in action at the beautiful Goodyear Recreation Complex that includes the 10,000 seat Goodyear Ballpark, the Reds’ clubhouse and practice fields and the Indians’ clubhouse and practice fields. Pitchers and catchers report on February 16, while position players report on February 19.
The Reds will play 32 exhibition games during the spring season, including 17 at Goodyear Ballpark.
The Reds’ Cactus League opponents will include the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants and the American League Champion Texas Rangers, as well as spring favorites the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Seattle Mariners and more.
Additionally, with the relocation of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies from Tucson to Scottsdale, all fifteen Cactus League teams now play in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
The Reds will close out the 2011 exhibition schedule on March 29 against the Indians before traveling back to Cincinnati to face the Milwaukee Brewers for Opening Day on March 31.
Spring Training Ticket Information
Deposits are currently being accepted for 2011 Spring Training season ticket plans, which offer preferred pricing advantages, access to great seat locations and many other account holder amenities. Full season Reds & Indians and half season Reds ticket plans are available. Visit reds.com/goodyear or call the Goodyear Ballpark Ticket Office at (623) 882-3130 for more information.
Season tickets, three game Mini Plans and group tickets go on sale November 22 at 10 am Mountain Standard Time (MST).
New for the 2011 Mini Plans, fans can combine Reds and Indians home games to make up their Mini Plan selection.
Individual game tickets go on sale December 4 at 10 am MST.
Goodyear Ballpark offers ticket options for all fans, from $8 tickets on the outfield Berm to premium seating areas complete with all-inclusive food and non-alcoholic beverages. And special discounted child tickets will be offered for the first time this spring. An Outfield Box, Outfield Reserved or Berm ticket will be HALF-PRICE for a child with the purchase of a regularly priced ticket in the respective section.
The Reds will be offering an all-star lineup of ticket promotions including special discount days for seniors, military, families and spring breakers.
Many promotional days are planned for 2011, including Autograph Days, Kids Run the Bases, Play Catch on the Field, Seniors Stroll the Bases and Fan Appreciation Day.
Complete ticket details can be found at reds.com/goodyear or by calling the Goodyear Ballpark Ticket Office at (623) 882-3130.
Note: Arizona’s time zone is the Mountain Standard Time (MST) zone, which is currently two hours behind Cincinnati. Because Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time, beginning March 13, 2011, Arizona will be three hours behind.