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Spring Training: Salt River Fields

On Sunday, March 6, the Cleveland Indians played the Colorado Rockies at the brand new Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. It is the newest facility in the Cactus League and could very well be the nicest. Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is home to the Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale. Check it out!

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    There was a large crowd on hand for the Sunday Cactus League showdown between the Cleveland Indians and Colorado Rockies.
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    Salt River Fields at Talking Stick was just built and it is absolutely beautiful.
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    The seating at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is very cool. Many different types.
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    The main ballpark is home to both the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. Both clubs were in Tucson, AZ last year.
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    Here is just a portion of the press box, which is beautiful.
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    Some Colorado Rockies fans.
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    Here is the view from behind home plate. This park is gorgeous.
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    The grass seating in Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is very popular.
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    There is a ton of room out there.
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    Another view of the outfield grass seating.
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    The roof above the press box is very cool. It looks similar to the roof at Camelback Stadium in Glendale, AZ, home of the White Sox and Dodgers.
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    Check this out! While watching the pitchers warm up in the bullpen you can enjoy a cold beverage! Nice!
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    The Indians warm up for their Cactus League game against the Colorado Rockies.
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    A lower field view.
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    This park is so beautiful.
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    Indians pitching coach Tim Belcher chats with closer Chris Perez and other members of the Tribe bullpen.
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    Carlos Santana chillen in the outfiled during warmups.
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    Right-hander Justin Masterson gets warmed up with catcher Carlos Santana prior to first pitch.
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    Backup Tribe catcher Luke Carlin.
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    Getting ready to face the Rockies.
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    It was a sold out crowd on Sunday to watch the Indians play the Rockies. 10,030 were on hand for the game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
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    Amazing views both in and outside of the park.
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    This outfield grass area is very cool.
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    Another amazing view.
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    It is one of the largest outfield grass areas in all of spring training, both the Cactus League at Grapefruit League.
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    The D-Backs and Rockies share Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
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    The Rockies and some Tribe fans poured in.
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    Rockies fans get autographs.
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    Beautiful view for some baseball.
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    There were a ton of Troy Tulowitzki fans at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
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    See look! Yet another Troy Tulowitzki fan.
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    Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is the newest ballpark in the Cactus League and may very well be the nicest.
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    Ever seen this before? Definitely not in Cleveland! Complimentary sun screen!!!
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    Colorado Rockies fans.
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    The outfield grass seats again. So cool!
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    Another pretty cool view of Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
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    A look at the concourse. Just packed all game.
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    Rockies logo on the team shop.
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    Scoreboard was very nice too.
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    Similar to Goodyear Ballpark, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick also had an area for children to play baseball in. A pretty cool experience.
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    The Colorado Rockies warm up for the Cactus League game with the Tribe.
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    Rockies fans getting autographs.
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    More fans in the outfield.
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    Rockies fans lined up for autographs prior to first pitch.
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    Such a cool view. Now you can see why 10,030 were on hand.
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    Amazing view.
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    A close up look behind home plate.
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    A better view of the scoreboard at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
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    Rockies skipper Jim Tracy.
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    A look at the press box with the roof above.
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    Packed house at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
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    Look at how many people were there!
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    And again.
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    The field as you would expect was perfect too.
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    The roof was so cool.