Phillies Press Release
This Week at Citizens Bank Park (April 8-10)
Opening Week Continues!
Tickets: Fans can purchase tickets at phillies.com, by calling 215-463-1000 or in-person at the First and Third Base Gate Ticket Windows as well as the Ticket Kiosks.
Traffic: Motorists are reminded they can log on to www.511pa.com, www.511nj.org or call 511 from any phone before or after the game to check traffic conditions on major highways surrounding the Sports Complex. A vast option of transit services is also available; for a SEPTA schedule please visit www.septa.org.
Social Media: Fans can follow the action before and during the game on www.facebook.com/phillies and via Twitter: @phillies, also featuring in-game "tweet your ticket" and other special opportunities - just for phollowers!
Extra! Extra! Issue 1 of the 2013 Phillies Magazine featuring new Phillies infielder Michael Young, available at the Majestic Clubhouse Store or ballpark NewsStands.
Check it out: What's New at Citizens Bank Park this season!
NEW YORK METS (April 8-10)
MONDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, ESPN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
• McDonald's Opening Week "PHILS" T-Shirt for fans 15 and over. First Ball: Andrew Renzi.
• Pre-game performance by Tamagawa University Taiko and Dance Group, visiting from Japan for the Cherry Blossom Festival held in Philadelphia.
• Temple University Greek Association Night.
• National Anthem: William Allen Middle School Choir from Moorestown, NJ.
• 5th Inning: Phanatic will take on two-time Major League Lacrosse MVP and world-record holder for fastest shot at 111 mph, Philadelphia Wings' superstar Paul Rabil.
TUESDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: PHL17, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
• Hatfield Phillies Franks Dollar Dog Night.
• North Penn School District 9th Grade Marching Band & 7-9 Color Guard Night.
o National Anthem: North Penn School District 9th Grade Chorus.
o Color Guard: North Penn JROTC Color Guard.
• Special Welcome Harrington Hartford Schools.
WEDNESDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: TCN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).
• Holy Family University Night.
o First Ball: Mark Miller, head women's basketball coach.
o National Anthem: Holy Family University Choir.
o 5th Inning: Phanatic will dance with the Holy Family University Dance Team.
• Special Welcome GlaxoSmithKline.
• Dual Events at the Complex: The Sixers play the Atlanta Hawks at 7:00 p.m., Wells Fargo Center.