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15 teams will be in the Cactus League during the 2012 spring training period.

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It's Spring Break! Get Out To See Some Cactus League Games

Most of the Phoenix area has Spring Break this week, so kids all over the Valley have little to do but get in trouble. Since we are in the middle of the Cactus League schedule, it is the perfect time to to take the kids out to one of the many wonderful facilities and catch a game or two.

Here is the Cactus League schedule for the week (split squad noted with asterisk, all games start at 1PM unless noted):

Today, March 13:

COL @ LAD - Glendale
TEX @ CLE - Goodyear
SEA @ MIL* - Maryvale
CWS @ SD - Peoria
MIL* @ OAK - Phoenix
LAA @ AZ - Salt River
CIN @ KC - Surprise
CHI @ SF - Scottsdale

Wed, March 14:

LAA @ CWS - Glendale
SD* @ CIN* - Goodyear
MIL @ CHI - Mesa
SD* @ AZ* - Salt River
CLE @ SF - Scottsdale
COL* @ TEX - Surprise
LAD @ CIN* - Goodyear (7PM)
KC @ SEA - Peoria (7PM)
AZ* @ COL* - Salt River (7PM)

Thurs, March 15:

KC @ LAD - Glendale
CWS @ CLE - Goodyear
SD @ MIL - Maryvale
AZ @ CHI* - Mesa
CHI* @ COL - Salt River
OAK @ TEX - Surprise
CIN @ LAA - Tempe
SF @ SEA - Peoria (7PM)

Fri, March 16:

TEX @ LAD - Glendale
SF @ CHI - Mesa
LAA* @ SD - Peoria
CWS @ AZ - Salt River
MIL @ KC - Surprise
CLE @ LAA* - Tempe
COL @ CIN - Goodyear (7PM)
SEA @ OAK - Phoenix (7PM)

Sat, March 17:

SEA @ CWS - Glendale
CIN @ CLE - Goodyear
CHI @ OAK* - Phoenix
LAD* @ COL - Salt River
OAK* @ SF* - Scottsdale
AZ @ TEX - Surprise
MIL @ LAA - Tempe
SF* @ LAD* - Glendale (7PM)
KC @ SD - Peoria (7PM)

Sun, March 18:

LAA @ LAD - Glendale
AZ* @ CIN - Goodyear
TEX @ MIL - Maryvale
CWS @ CHI - Mesa
COL* @ SEA - Peoria
OAK @ AZ* - Salt River
SD* @ SF - Scottsdale
CLE @ KC - Surprise
COL* @ SD* - Tucson

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Spring Training 2012: Cactus League Schedule, Week Of March 10

The 2012 Cactus League is in full swing and the following is this week's game schedule. You can check out the full schedule PDF here.

Monday, March 5

Dodgers @ White Sox, Glendale

Indians @ Reds, Goodyear

Athletics (ss) @ Cubs, Mesa

Mariners @ Padres, Peoria

Angels @ Athletics (ss), Phoenix

Diamondbacks @ Rockies, Salt River

Rangers @ Royals, Surprise

Brewers @ Giants, Scottsdale, 7:05 pm

Tuesday, March 6

Giants @ Dodgers, Glendale

Royals (ss) @ Indians, Goodyear

Athletics @ Brewers, Maryvale

Rockies @ Cubs, Mesa

Reds @ Mariners, Peoria

Rangers @ Diamondbacks, Salt River

Padres @ Royals (ss), Surprise

White Sox @ Angels, Tempe

Wednesday, March 7

Brewers @ White Sox, Glendale

Padres (ss) @ Reds, Goodyear

Rangers @ Padres (ss), Peoria

Dodgers @ Athletics, Phoenix

Indians @ Diamondbacks, Salt River

Rockies @ Giants, Scottsdale

Cubs @ Royals, Surprise

Mariners @ Angels, Tempe

Thursday, March 8

Athletics @ Dodgers, Glendale

Angels @ Indians, Goodyear

Reds @ Brewers, Maryvale

Mariners @ Cubs, Mesa

Giants @ Padres, Peoria

Royals @ Rockies, Salt River

White Sox @ Rangers, Surprise

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2012 Spring Training Ticket Prices: SF Giants Lead Cactus League

Spring Training 2012 has arrived in the desert with the start of the Cactus League schedule for 2012. Games will be happening all over the Phoenix Metro area from Scottsdale in the east to Surprise and Goodyear in the West.

Ticket prices range from an average of $91 for a seat to see Tim Lincecum's San Francisco Giants to a low of $39 to see Ryan Braun's Milwaukee Brewers play in my hometown, Maryvale.

Here's a look at the average ticket prices from all 17 teams in the Cactus League for the 2012 Spring Training season.

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As you can see, the swanky digs in downtown Scottsdale will cost you the most. That's likely in part due to the popularity of the Giants and in larger part due to the huge month-long part that takes place in that beautiful park nestled in the heart of downtown Scottsdale where the action off the field is often as "entertaining" as the game.

The Arizona Diamondbacks are right in the middle of the pack when it comes to ticket prices for spring training. The average cost for a seat at the sweet new Salt River Fields at Talking Stick will run you $53.

"Average price", however, doesn't mean "best price" for a ticket to see your favorite Cactus League team. Through our partner, TiqIQ, you can often find much better deals. So before you buy a ticket to a spring training game, be sure to check out the deals at TiqIQ.

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Spring Training 2012, Cactus League Schedule Weekend Schedule

Things heat up in the 2012 Cactus League this weekend as action begins Friday.

You can get a full list of participating teams and home fields here.

The Diamondbacks will begin play with two split squad games on Saturday and then come together on Sunday. Check the daily schedule below to find out who's playing when and where.

Friday

Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland A's - Phoenix

Saturday

Cleveland Indians @ Cincinnati Reds - Goodyear
Oakland A's @ Seattle Mariners - Peoria
Arizona Diamondbacks (ss) @ Colorado Rockies- Salt River
Arizona Diamondbacks (ss) @ San Francisco - Scottsdale

Sunday

Kansas City Royals @ Texas Rangers - Surprise, noon
Cincinnati Reds @ Cleveland Indians- Goodyear
San Francisco Giants (ss) @ Milwaukee Brewers - Maryvale
Oakland A's @ Chicago Cubs - Mesa
San Diego Padres @ Seattle Mariners- Peoria
San Francisco Giants (ss) @ Arizona Diamondbacks - Salt River

Any other information needed can be found here. Check out the full schedule PDF here.

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Spring Training 2012: Cactus League Teams And Venues Available

15 teams will be in the Cactus League during the 2012 spring training period.

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