DENVER -- Time to mark up your Rockies 2020 calendar. Here are some dates and events worth noting:
Is there a deadline for arbitration agreements, and what does the process entail?
The Rockies came to agreements with all but two of their arbitration-eligible players before the Jan. 10 deadline to exchange figures. A few weeks later, however, the club reportedly came to terms with Trevor Story on a two-year deal worth $27.5 million.
Colorado is still yet to agree with Tony Wolters on a deal for 2020. The catcher, who is a Super Two player arbitration-eligible for the second year, requested $2.475 million versus the club’s $1.9 million offer. Unless a deal is struck soon, the two sides will present their cases in front of a panel of independent arbitrators from Feb. 3-21.
When is Spring Traning?
The Rockies have not announced Spring Training report dates, but Cactus League report dates for teams that have already announced range from Feb. 10-14 for pitchers and catchers and Feb. 15-18 for position players.
The team begins its Spring Training schedule against the D-backs on Feb. 22. Unlike last year, when Colorado played exhibitions in Albuquerque, N.M, and Fort Myers, Fla., the entire spring schedule will be confined to the Cactus League.
When is Opening Day, and when is the home opener?
The regular season starts March 26 at San Diego. After that three-game set, the Rockies will go to Dodger Stadium for three more contests. The Coors Field opener is April 3 against the Padres.
When do Spring Training and tickets go on sale?
Individual tickets for all Spring Training games at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, meaning home games for the Rockies and the D-backs, are on sale now.
When do regular-season tickets go on sale?
All games are available on Feb. 13, and tickets go on sale at various outlets the next day, Valentine's Day. Please look at the relevant pages of this site for more specific announcements on when, where and how to get tickets.
There is plenty of time to buy tickets, but while you’re at it, there is also a chance at some dropping into your hands. The Rockies offer a 2020 Ticket Opportunity, where some lucky fans will get into some high-interest games via a random drawing.