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Salt River Fields: A Pictorial Tour of The New Spring Training Home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies

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The centerpiece of the $100-million-plus venue -- located just north of the Scottsdale Pavilions shopping area at 7555 North Pima Road in Scottsdale -- is an 11,000-seat-capacity ballpark that sports the largest scoreboard/video board in the Cactus League.

SRF can also brag about its other amenities, such as the 183 televisions that will be located throughout the stadium, the most expansive lawn-seating area in town, and a completely-shaded third-story lounge that, according to a stadium official, will be modeled, energy-wise, after the 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

During a recent sunny afternoon, New Times was able to get an exclusive lookie look at the park. Aside from some cosmetic-related landscaping stuff outside of SRF, the main field is good to go for its opening game between the D-backs and Rockies at 1:10 p.m. Saturday.

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