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  • Mexican Baseball Fiesta training camp starts Sept. 19

    Sep 15, 2016 | Read More News
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    mexican baseball fiestaIn preparation for the 2016 Mexican Baseball Fiesta, which gets underway Sept. 29, three participating teams of the Mexican Pacific League will hold a training camp at Kino Sports Complex Sept. 19-28. 

    Spectators are welcome to observe the teams during their training sessions, which will include the typical batting practice and field play. There will be no charge for parking or admission. All training sessions will take place at various baseball fields in the Kino South Campus. 

    The participating teams in this year’s fiesta include the Naranjeros de Hermosillo, Yaquis de Obregón, Águilas de Mexicali, Tomateros de Culiacán, and the Cañeros de Los Mochis. However, the training camp will only feature three of the five participating teams. The teams will practice concurrently during the two weeks at various fields in the Kino South Campus. See the training schedule below for more details.

    baseballOn Sept. 19, the Kino Box Office, located in front of Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, will also start selling tickets to the 2016 Mexican Baseball Fiesta. The Fiesta, scheduled from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, will have doubleheader games each night. General admission tickets cost $9 for adults and $6 for children between the ages of 6-16. Box seats cost $15. There’s also special discounted tickets, which can only be purchase in person, for seniors, military, and college students with valid ID. 

    To learn more about the participating teams and the event, visit the 2016 Mexican Baseball Fiesta website

    Training Camp Schedule

    Week of Sept. 19 – 23:
    Naranjeros de Hermosillo practice Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in fields #2 and #3
    Águilas de Mexicali practice Tuesday to Thursday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in fields #9 and #10

    Week of Sept. 26 – 30:
    Tomateros de Culiacán practice Monday to Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in fields #2 and #3
    Naranjeros de Hermosillo practice Monday to Wednesday from 5 – 9 p.m. in fields #4 and #5
    Águilas de Mexicali practice Monday to Wednesday from 5 – 9 p.m. in fields #6 and #7


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