Arizona Diamondbacks News – 2013 Diamondbacks Updates
7/26/13 - After a few years of wandering in the desert after their surprising run to a World Series title in 2001, the D-backs have made their way back into a contending team, with skipper Kirk Gibson, a former star in his playing days, providing experienced leadership while calling the right shots. The key name in the D-Backs’ offensive resurgence is first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, who leads the club in most important offensive categories; pitcher Patrick Corbin will be a name to keep an eye on in the second half for the Snakes.
The Miami Marlins aren't the only team in MLB
with major changes to its lineup. The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Justin Upton and Chris Johnson to the Atlanta Braves in a deal that included 3B Martin Prado and RHP Randall Delgado. The D-Backs also acquired free agents Cody Ross and Brandon McCarthy as well as Adam Eaton to add to their depth chart. Fans at Chase Field
will see new faces on the Diamondbacks roster this season.
These D-Backs fans know that their team can hold its own in a tough NL West despite having to compete against big-market teams with a lot of money. Two of the three most expensive Diamondbacks Spring Training
games come against Division rivals Los Angeles Dodgers (3/17) and San Francisco Giants (3/27). The average D-Backs Spring Training tickets are $41; the March matchup against the Dodgers is $54, versus the Giants $50.
Arizona Diamondbacks tickets for Opening Day against the St. Louis Cardinals
(4/1) are averaging double the cost of the next most expensive game. D-Backs Opening Day tickets have an average price tag of $181 but a get-in price of under $20. Following Opening Day at Chase Field, the next six most expensive games will all be played against the San Francisco Giants. The average AZ Diamondbacks tickets for the 2013 season are $66. In comparison to other NL West teams - San Francisco Giants
tickets average $72, Los Angeles Dodgers
tickets average $63, San Diego Padres
tickets average $80, and Colorado Rockies
tickets average $45. The Diamondbacks schedule includes 9 games against the Giants and Padres and 10 games against the Dodgers and Rockies.