Isotopes Park will play host to a pair of Major League Spring Training exhibition contests next year as the Colorado Rockies and Seattle Mariners will play back-to-back games in Albuquerque on Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3, 2010.
The defending National League Wild-Card Champion Rockies and Mariners will play a 5:05 PM game on Friday, April 2 before returning for a 12:05 PM matinee on Saturday, April 3. Both rosters are replete with All-Stars and future Hall-of-Famers as Ken Griffey Jr, Ichiro Suzuki, Todd Helton, and Troy Tulowitzki are all scheduled to take the field at Isotopes Park while they finish up preparations for the 2010 regular season.
“The fact that Isotopes Park is hosting its third Major League Exhibition Weekend in six years speaks volumes about the reputation Isotopes Park and Isotopes fans have throughout the world of baseball,” said ‘Topes General Manager John Traub. “We are thrilled to be able to bring these two teams to fans throughout the state of New Mexico.”