Giants announce 2011 Cactus League schedule

November 24, 2010, 10:59 pm
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Nov. 24, 2010

The 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants announced their 2011 Cactus League schedule today. The Giants are scheduled to play 32 games in Arizona this spring.
San Franciscos spring schedule will begin Friday, February 25 at home versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. Of the 32 games on the Giants spring training schedule (including split squad games), 16 will be played at its Arizona home of Scottsdale Stadium. The home portion of the schedule is highlighted by five straight home games from Thursday, March 17 to Monday, March 21, which includes a split squad contest Sunday, March 20. The reigning World Champions will face their former foe from last year's Fall Classic, the Texas Rangers, Monday, March 7 at Scottsdale Stadium.
The Giants, who have trained in Scottsdale since 1982, will embark on their 28th Spring Training at Scottsdale Stadium. Over 155,000 fans witnessed the beginning of the Giants remarkable World Series run at Scottsdale Stadium last year. San Francisco will play host to each of the Cactus League clubs at least once, including two home games each against the Diamondbacks (Feb. 25, March 2), the Brewers (March 4, 14) and the Dodgers (March 12, 18). The Cactus League portion of the spring schedule will conclude Sunday, March 27.2011 CACTUS LEAGUE SCHEDULE