It’s been an adventure getting here, but MLB 2022 Spring Training is finally here.
Major League Baseball and the players’ association have settled their differences enough to end the lockdown and allow Cactus League to start, albeit later than normal.
Spring training will also be a bit shorter this year — teams will play 17 to 22 games in Arizona, down from the usual 30 — between March 17 and April 5. Opening day is April 7.
Here’s everything fans need to know about the spring training games at Sloan Park.
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Which spring training team plays at Sloan Park?
The Chicago Cubs play their Cactus League games at Sloan Park.
How to Get Chicago Cubs Spring Training Tickets
Buy Cubs spring training tickets at https://www.mlb.com/cubs/tickets/spring-training.
Where is Sloan Park?
The ballpark is at 2330 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa. 480-668-0500, https://www.mlb.com/cubs/sloan-park.
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How much is parking at Sloan Park?
Parking is $10 per vehicle.
Sloan Park Insider Tips
With a capacity of 15,000, it is the largest venue built for spring training.
When Sloan Park opened in 2014, it looked like Wrigleyville West, with a pair of light towers that replicate those at Wrigley Field, an outer berm designed to match the original iconic bleachers, the brick backstop and the famous replica Wrigley Field sign – perfect for selfies.
Oh, and if you don’t already know the lyrics to ‘Go Cubs Go’, get ready to read it on your phone – fans sing along after every Cubbies win.
Food and drink at Sloan Park
Browse a mix of Midwestern and Southwestern dishes, including the famous Chicago Dog.
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Sloan Park Seats
Sections 110 to 166 get shade. Those wishing to stretch their legs have plenty of space to do so in the concourse which spans the grandstand from pole to pole. Get plenty of sun behind the berm in right and left fields.
Adventure awaits at nearby Riverview Park. Stroll the path that connects the parks and discover 300 feet of climbing walls, a 50-foot climbing tower, a wading pool, and other play equipment.
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