WHEN: Wednesday, July 1; 3 p.m.
WHERE: Marlins Park 501 Marlins Way, Miami, FL, 33125
WHY: 2013 National League Rookie of the Year and All-Star Jose Fernandez will make his first start the following day, July 2 at 12:10 p.m., marking his first game since May 9, 2014 at San Diego. Thursday will be known as #JoseDay at Marlins Park and will feature matinee pricing and one-dollar Kayem beef franks, with all fans in attendance receiving a Jose Head giveaway. Fans can purchase tickets to see Jose's return at Marlins.com/Tickets.
The Marlins Foundation created a charity auction allowing fans to bid on the opportunity to assist Jose Fernandez in shaving "The Jose Guy's" head and beard, a photo opportunity with Jose, four passes to batting practice and four Ricoh Diamond Club tickets. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida. Fans can place bids until June 30 at marlins.com/auctions.