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2012 Rockies Spring Training Schedule: Colorado Begins Cactus League Play March 3

Pitchers and catchers reported to Colorado Rockies camp on Sunday, signaling the official start to spring training in 2012, but the Rockies won't hit the field to start Cactus League play until Saturday, March 3, when they host the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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As Colorado prepares for the start of the regular season in April, the Cactus League schedule will take the team through matchups with the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants, as well as defending American League champion Texas.

The Rockies finish up their preseason slate with three games against the Seattle Mariners before heading to Houston to face the Astros to start the regular season on April 6.

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