Yankees Return to Yankee Stadium for Five-Game Homestand

The New York Yankees will return home tonight for the first of five games at Yankee Stadium. The stretch of games will feature a three-game series vs. 2014 AL MVP Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels (Friday-Sunday, June 5-7) and a two-game set vs. 2012 NL Rookie of the Year Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals (Tuesday-Wednesday, June 9-10).

Prior to tonight's 7:05 p.m. game vs. the Angels, NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba will throw out the ceremonial first pitch as part of NASA's Destination Station public outreach campaign. The goal of the campaign is to increase awareness of the International Space Station and space exploration and its benefits to life on Earth. In addition to throwing out the first pitch, Acaba will greet fans on the 200-level concourse (behind home plate) from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Cap Night, a Yankee Stadium tradition of over 45 years, will take place on Tuesday, June 9. The first 18,000 Guests in attendance for the 7:05 p.m. game vs. the Nationals will receive a Yankees cap, courtesy of Canon.

Ticket specials will run on Saturday, June 6 (Youth Game), Sunday, June 7 (Youth Game), Tuesday, June 9 (Military Personnel Game) and Wednesday, June 10 (MasterCard Half-Price, Military Personnel, Senior Citizen, Student and Youth Game).

For a complete list of ticket specials, including game dates, seating locations, and terms and conditions, fans should visit www.yankees.com/ticketspecials. Please note that all ticket specials are subject to availability.

The homestand will also feature the following promotional item and date:

Wednesday, June 10 - Yankees vs. Nationals, 1:05 p.m.

  • Yankees Smartphone Car Vent Mount Day, presented by Avis, to the first 18,000 Guests in attendance, 21 and older.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.yankees.com, www.yankeesbeisbol.com, at the Yankee Stadium Ticket Office, via Ticketmaster phone at (877) 469-9849, Ticketmaster TTY at (800) 943-4327 and at all Ticket Offices located within Yankees Clubhouse Shops. Tickets may also be purchased on Yankees Ticket Exchange at www.yankees.com/yte, the only official online resale marketplace for Yankees fans to purchase and resell tickets to Yankees games. Fans with questions may call (212) YANKEES [926-5337] or email tickets@yankees.com.

For information on parking and public transportation options to Yankee Stadium, please visit www.yankees.com and click on the Yankee Stadium tab at the top of the page.