Dodgers Begin 10th Homestand Monday With Series Against Washington & Cincinnati

LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers' 10th homestand of the season begins with a three-game series against the Washington Nationals Monday, August 10 (7:10 p.m.), Tuesday, August 11 (7:10 p.m.) and Wednesday, August 12 (7:10 p.m.). Auto gates open at 4:40 p.m. and stadium gates open at 5:10 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The Dodgers take on the Cincinnati Reds in a four-game series Thursday, August 13 (7:10 p.m.), Friday, August 14 (7:10 p.m.), Saturday, August 15 (6:10 p.m.) and Sunday, August 16 (1:10 p.m.). Auto gates open at 4:40 p.m. and stadium gates open at 5:10 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Auto gates open at 3:40 p.m. and stadium gates open at 4:10 p.m. on Saturday. Sunday's auto gates open at 10:40 a.m. and stadium gates open at 11:10 a.m.

Tickets for games against the Nationals and the Reds can be purchased by calling 866-DODGERS or by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets.

Levy Restaurants now offers a Kosher Dog and a Jalapeno Kosher Dog for $9 each and a Kosher Italian Sausage for $10. The stand, located adjacent to Tommy Lasorda's Trattoria in the right-field plaza, will be open at Dodger home games, except Fridays and Saturdays and Jewish holidays. Additional food items will be added in the future.

The first 40,000 fans in attendance Monday will receive the fifth of eight Cy Young collectible pins, Cy Young Collectors' Pin Series Fernando Valenzuela presented by 76 (image attached). Ranchera and mariachi superstar Pepe Aguilar will throw the ceremonial first pitch and his 11 year-old daughter, Angela, will perform the national anthem. Aguilar, winner of 9 Grammys and Latin Grammys, has an album "Pepe Aguilar: MTV Unplugged" which has been awarded Gold and Platinum Records for its sales. He will perform at the Forum on October 17. 

 

Dodger alum Billy Ashley will sign autographs in the left-field plaza from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Military Hero of the Game is retired U.S. Army Corporal Armando Barron of Los Angeles.

Monday, August 10

Media gates

3:10 p.m.

Clubhouse open to media                                                                         

3:30 p.m.

Mattingly media session

4:05 p.m. (approximately)

Dodger batting practice

4:20 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.

Auto gates

4:40 p.m.

Stadium gates

5:10 p.m.

Washington batting practice

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Pregame ceremonies

6:55 p.m.

Game time

7:10 p.m.

The Dodgers take on Washington at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday. All auto gates open at 4:40 p.m. and all stadium gates open at 5:10 p.m. for Lakers Night at Dodger Stadium. Fans that purchased a ticket package that includes a ticket to Tuesday's game will receive a co-branded Dodger and Lakers T-shirt (image attached). This co-branded item is exclusive to the Dodgers-Lakers ticket package with limited quantities still available at www.dodgers.com/Lakers.

As part of Lakers Night, the Lakers' 1988 NBA Larry O'Brien championship trophy will be on site in commemoration of the only year to date in which both the Lakers and Dodgers brought championships to L.A. The Lakers' 1988 trophy along with the Dodgers' 1988 World Series trophy will be set up for photo opportunities in the right-field plaza from 5:10 p.m. through the second inning. The Laker girls will also be on hand for photos, DJ Adam will provide musical entertainment in the right-field plaza and Levy Restaurants will feature a special Lakers drink in the plaza bar. Dodger alum Dennis Powell will sign autographs in the left-field plaza from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Clarkson and the Laker girls will officially start the game with "It's time for Dodger baseball!" Singer, songwriter and trumpeter Spencer Ludwig, from the band Capital Cities, will perform the national anthem.

The Military Hero of the Game is U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Thomas Seago of Gilbert, AZ.

Tuesday, August 11

Media gates

3:10 p.m.

Clubhouse open to media                                                                         

3:30 p.m.

Mattingly media session

4:05 p.m. (approximately)

Dodger batting practice

4:20 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.

Auto gates

4:40 p.m.

Stadium gates

5:10 p.m.

Nationals batting practice

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Pregame ceremonies

6:55 p.m.

Game time

7:10 p.m.

The Dodgers conclude their three-game set against Washington at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday. All auto gates open at 4:40 p.m. and all stadium gates open at 5:10 p.m. for Kings Night at Dodger Stadium. Fans that purchased a Kings Night ticket package that includes a ticket to Wednesday's game will receive a co-branded Dodger and Kings T-shirt (image attached). A limited number of Kings/Dodgers ticket packages can still be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/Kings.

As part of Kings Night, Bailey, the Kings' mascot, and Kings girls will take photos with fans in the right-field plaza from 5:10 p.m. through the second inning. DJ Adam will also provide musical entertainment in the right-field plaza from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Dodger alum Tim Leary will sign autographs in the left-field plaza from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Kings players Jeff Carter, Matt Greene, Alec Martinez and Tyler Toffoli will throw the ceremonial first pitch. They will also officially start the game with "It's time for Dodger baseball!" Recording artist Stephen Amerson will perform the national anthem.

Also on Wednesday, a representative from Kiehl's LifeRide for amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will throw out an honorary first pitch. Beginning in Denver and ending in San Diego this 12-day, multi-stop charity ride takes place August 4-15. Kiehl's will donate a total of $150,000 over the course of the ride.

The Military Hero of the Game is U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant Victor Montanez of Calexico.

Wednesday, August 12

Media gates

3:10 p.m.

Clubhouse open to media                                                                         

3:30 p.m.

Mattingly media session

4:05 p.m. (approximately)

Dodger batting practice

4:20 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.

Auto gates

4:40 p.m.

Stadium gates

5:10 p.m.

Nationals batting practice

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Pregame ceremonies

6:55 p.m.

Game time

7:10 p.m.

The Dodgers begin a four-game series against the Reds at 7:10 p.m. Thursday. All auto gates open at 4:40 p.m. and all stadium gates open at 5:10 p.m. The first 40,000 fans in attendance Thursday will receive a Sandy Koufax bobblehead presented by UnitedHealthCare (image attached).

Dodger alum Derrel Thomas will sign autographs in the left-field plaza from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Military Heroes of the Game are U.S. Navy Petty Officer Third Class Bailey Whitlow of Midlothian, TX, and U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Carlos Rivera of Oxnard.

Thursday, August 13

Media gates

3:10 p.m.

Clubhouse open to media                                                                         

3:30 p.m.

Mattingly media session

4:05 p.m. (approximately)

Dodger batting practice

4:20 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.

Auto gates

4:40 p.m.

Stadium gates

5:10 p.m.

Reds batting practice

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Pregame ceremonies

6:55 p.m.

Game time

7:10 p.m.

The Dodgers take on the Reds at 7:10 p.m. Friday. All auto gates open at 4:40 p.m. and all stadium gates open at 5:10 p.m. Fans are invited onto the field for Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny's immediately following Friday's game. Friday's show will be set to songs chosen by Dodger players with a playlist put together by Scott Van Slyke. In an effort to continue to be good neighbors to the residents surrounding Dodger Stadium, fireworks shows will take place before 11:00 p.m. and are subject to cancellation due to length of game.

Dodger alum Matt Luke will sign autographs in the left-field plaza from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will also be a balloon artist in the left-field plaza at that time. DJ Adam will provide musical entertainment in the right-field plaza from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. As part of ThinkCure! weekend, Jacob Lusk will perform the national anthem.

The Military Heroes of the Game are U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Andy Smirnov of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Sergeant Blake Blaney of San Pedro.

As part of Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball presented by Nike, 356 youth from Van Nuys High School, Boyle Heights Giants, John Mendez Pony Baseball, Sharefest Community Development, and YWCA from Harbor Area & South Bay will be in attendance. Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball provides Los Angeles area inner-city youth with a Dodger game experience courtesy of the Dodgers. Transportation to and from Dodger Stadium in a customized Dodger bus, Reserve level tickets, a voucher for a Dodger Dog and beverage and a Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball T-shirt are included.

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) conducts silent auctions throughout the season featuring more than 25 signed pieces of memorabilia from Dodger players, coaches and alumni. Auctions will take place behind the Vin Scully press box on the Club level. The items up for auction on Friday include a Zack Greinke autographed photo, Clayton Kershaw autographed baseball and Joc Pederson autographed Dodger jersey. The auction will end at 8:45 p.m.

The Dodgers will also celebrate NeedleArts at the 10th annual Stitch N' Pitch Night at Dodger Stadium and part of their group outing, hundreds will be in attendance to knit, crochet, embroider, cross-stitch and needlepoint during the game. Tickets are still available for purchase by visiting www.dodgers.com/stitchnpitch.

#ThinkCureWeekend 2015 will take place Friday and Saturday at Dodger Stadium and will raise both awareness and funds for ThinkCure!, an official charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Throughout the weekend, courageous cancer patients and survivors will be recognized. A tribute will also be paid to the hard-working healthcare workers and researchers that are on the front lines of the fight against cancer.

Friday, August 14

Media gates

3:10 p.m.

Clubhouse open to media                                                                         

3:30 p.m.

Mattingly media session

4:05 p.m. (approximately)

Dodger batting practice

4:20 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.

Auto gates

4:40 p.m.

Stadium gates

5:10 p.m.

Reds batting practice

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Pregame ceremonies

6:55 p.m.

Game time

7:10 p.m.

The Dodgers take on Cincinnati at 6:10 p.m. Saturday. Auto gates open at 3:40 p.m. and stadium gates open at 4:10 p.m. The Dodgers, for the third consecutive season, present the Dodger Stadium Movie Series (www.dodgers.com/movies). The club will treat fans to the film "Back to the Future" Saturday. This family friendly film will be screened for fans following Saturday's game. Screenings are free with a game-day ticket. Fans sitting in the right-field and left-field pavilions will be invited down to the field postgame for a better viewing experience.

DJ Adam will provide entertainment in the right-field pavilion plaza, DJ Lady Sha will provide music in the left-field reserve plaza and classic rock band, The Trip, will play in the right-field reserve plaza from 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Fans can take photos with the DeLorean car from "Back to the Future" behind the right-field pavilion from 3:10 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Dodger alumnus Al Ferrara will sign autographs in the left-field plaza from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

"Back to the Future" star Leah Thompson will throw the ceremonial first pitch. As part of ThinkCure! weekend, Terron Brooks will perform the national anthem.

The Military Hero of the Game is U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Tyler Richards of Temecula.

As part of Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball presented by Nike, 448 youth from Jaime Escalante Elementary in Southgate and Becoming Kingdom Ready in Highland Park will be in attendance. Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball provides Los Angeles area inner-city youth with a Dodger game experience courtesy of the Dodgers. Transportation to and from Dodger Stadium in a customized Dodger bus, Reserve level tickets, a voucher for a Dodger Dog and beverage and a Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball T-shirt are included.

The Dodgers will host their 2nd Girl Scout Family Night of the season on Saturday. Limited tickets are still available for a special Girl Scout ticket package that includes a preferred Reserve or All-You-Can-Eat right-field pavilion ticket, the opportunity to participate in a special pregame parade and an exclusive Dodger themed Girl Scout Night patch (image attached). Tickets can be purchased at www.dodgers.com/girlscouts.

Saturday, August 15

Media gates

1:10 p.m.

Auto gates

3:40 p.m.

Stadium gates

4:10 p.m.

Pregame ceremonies

5:55 p.m.

Game time

6:10 p.m.

The Dodgers conclude their series against the Reds and the homestand at 1:10 p.m. Sunday. Auto gates open at 10:40 a.m. and stadium gates open at 11:10 a.m. The first 40,000 fans in attendance will receive a Spray bottle with fan presented by Farmer John (image attached).

Stunt performer, comedian, actor, screenwriter and film producer best known as a co-creator and star of "Jackass" Johnny Knoxville will throw the ceremonial first pitch. The Katinas will perform the national anthem. Dodger alum Al Downing will sign autographs in the left-field pavilion from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Viva Los Dodgers presented by State Farm and Time Warner Cable will take place in lot 6 starting at 11:10 a.m. Dodger alum Mickey Hatcher will sign autographs for fans from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Musical entertainment will be provided by Mariachi Flor De Toloache and Quitapenas.

As part of Adrian Gonzalez's Viva Los Dodgers program, families from CRI HELP, a non-profit organization located in Lincoln Heights that provides programs of treatment, education, prevention, counseling and rehabilitation for chemically dependent individuals and their families, will be in attendance courtesy of Gonzalez and wife Betsy. Narciso Espinoza, a 16-year employee of CRI HELP, will receive a community hero award at Viva Los Dodgers.

The Gonzalez family plays host to 72 fans per Sunday home game (18 families of four) and provides one parking pass per each group of four throughout the 2015 season. Tickets in the All-You-Can-Eat right-field pavilion are provided and include unlimited Dodger dogs, nachos, popcorn, peanuts and Coca-Cola products.

Viva Los Dodgers takes place each Sunday of every homestand, two hours prior to the game. The season-long initiative celebrates Latino culture in Los Angeles and the legacy of Latino Dodgers past and present at a family-friendly pregame festival at the historic 76 station. Current Dodger players also make appearances throughout the season. All fans are welcome and can attend with a ticket to Sunday's game. For more information on Viva Los Dodgers, please visit www.dodgers.com/viva and www.losdodgers.com/viva.

The Military Hero of the Game is U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Kyle Potter of Newbury Park.

As part of Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball presented by Nike, 336 youth from Jaime Escalante Elementary in Southgate will be in attendance. Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball provides Los Angeles area inner-city youth with a Dodger game experience courtesy of the Dodgers. Transportation to and from Dodger Stadium in a customized Dodger bus, Reserve level tickets, a voucher for a Dodger Dog and beverage and a Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball T-shirt are included.

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) conducts silent auctions throughout the season featuring more than 25 signed pieces of memorabilia from Dodger players, coaches and alumni. Auctions will take place behind the Vin Scully press box on the Club level. The items up for auction on Sunday include a Kenley Jansen autographed photo, Yasiel Puig autographed baseball and Adrian Gonzalez autographed Dodger jersey. The auction will end at 2:45 p.m.

Cheer Day returns to Dodger Stadium for its 6th annual event on Sunday. There will be a special pregame performance featuring 28 teams from across Southern California.

The Dodgers will present their annual Christian Faith Day on Sunday. All fans are invited to bring their gently used clothing and shoes to be donated to the Dream Center and stay after the game to celebrate family and fellowship with Dodgers A.J. Ellis, Adrian Gonzalez, Clayton Kershaw and Scott Van Slyke, who will share their personal testimonies on faith. A special postgame performance is scheduled by the Katinas. Discounted tickets for Christian Faith Day at Dodger Stadium are still available for purchase online at www.dodgers.com/faith or by calling (866) DODGERS. Additionally, groups of 30 or more can enjoy special benefits including a personalized group message on tickets and in-game acknowledgment on the message board.

Justin Turner will host Carne Asada Sunday presented by Chef Merito. Fans that purchase $50 event tickets can participate in Q & A session with Turner and enjoy all-you-can-eat carne asada and chicken seasoned with Chef Merito seasonings. All fans in attendance will also get the opportunity to take a photo with Turner. Fans must have a game ticket in addition to an event ticket. All proceeds will be donated to local charities. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.dodgers.com/carneasada.

Sunday, August 16

Media gates

8:10 a.m.

Auto gates

10:40 a.m.

Viva Los Dodgers at in lot 6

11:10 a.m.

Stadium gates

11:10 a.m.

Pregame ceremonies

12:55 p.m.

Game time

1:10 p.m.

Tickets to games against Washington and Cincinnati can be purchased by calling 866-DODGERS or by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets.

The Dodgers have capped their 2015 season-ticket sales at 35,000 full-season equivalents, but fans can be added to the waiting list by visiting www.dodgers.com/seasontickets. The Dodgers will offer special ticket packages throughout the season, www.dodgers.com/events, and will continue to offer affordable group tickets starting at just $10 for groups of 30 or more, www.dodgers.com/groups.

Register today at www.Dodgers.com/RUN for the New Balance Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation 5K & 10K Run and Kids Fun Run, presented by your SoCal Honda Dealers, to take place at Dodger Stadium, on Sunday, September 13. The fee is $50 for the 5K and 10K and $25 for the Kids Fun Run. Enter the promo code DODGERS for $5.00 off the 5K and 10K registration fee. A fantastic race day is planned, complete with amazing views of Dodger Stadium and downtown Los Angeles, a scenic run through Elysian Park for 10K runners, cool-down run around the Dodger Stadium warning track and guest appearances by Dodger alumni. All proceeds benefit the LADF.

After making the NL All-Star team in his first year as a Dodger, Yasmani Grandal graces the cover of the Dodger Insider magazine, on sale now. Dodger Insider's biggest issue of the season to date also features an in-depth examination of Yasiel Puig and his effort to conquer baseball adversity, two years after making a smash big-league debut at age 22. Other features include an appreciation of Rick Honeycutt's 10 years as Dodger pitching coach, an analytical look at the Dodgers' use of batter-pitcher histories and more.

Dodger Insider magazine serves as a companion to the team's official blog, Dodger Insider (dodgers.com/insider), updated multiple times daily.

The 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers Yearbook celebrates the life and career of legendary Dodger lefty Fernando Valenzuela in a special 21-page section, "The Man Behind the Mania." It is entirely in Valenzuela's words - beginning with his first memories of playing baseball at age 13 - and features never-before-seen photos. This year marks the 34th anniversary of the year that Valenzuela (who famously wore No. 34) pitched an Opening Day shutout at age 20, launching Fernandomania.

Dodger Insider magazine and the 2015 Yearbook are available at all Dodger team stores.

SportsNet LA is the home of all local Dodger game telecasts, takes fans behind-the-scenes, and offers in-depth access into the organization, providing an immersive experience with never-before-seen content and thousands of hours of comprehensive Dodger programming. SportsNet LA will produce and televise a record-setting 150 live regular season Dodger games in English, Spanish as well as bring fans a Korean SAP offering. The network is available on Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Champion Broadband. Time Warner Cable customers in Los Angeles, the Desert Cities and Barstow can watch live Dodger games and all of the original programming offered by SportsNet LA on channel 319 in high definition. Spanish-language Dodger game telecasts in high definition are available for Time Warner Cable customers on channel 324. Bright House Networks customers can watch SportNet LA on channel 1107 in high definition and the live Spanish-language game offerings for Bright House Networks customers is available on channel 632. SportsNet LA is now available on Charter Spectrum TV Select, Charter's most widely subscribed top tier of service, on channel 44 SD/ 789 HD in the Los Angeles DMA, channel 44 SD / 773 HD in San Luis Obispo, and channel 44 SD in Porterville. SportsNet LA's Spanish-language game telecasts as well as its Korean-language Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) are also available to Charter customers. For more information about SportsNet LA or to demand the network from your provider, visit www.ineedmydodgers.com or www.quieromisdodgers.com or call 1-844-I-NEED-MY (1-844-463-3369). Follow the network on Twitter at @SportsNetLA, Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SportsNetLA and Instagram at @SportsNetLA.

iHeartMedia Los Angeles and the Dodgers will broadcast all games on the all-new AM 570 LA Sports. All Dodger games in Spanish will be broadcast on Univision America 1020 KTNQ. Thursday's game will also be televised on MLB Network.

Media interested in applying for daily credentials should apply 24 hours prior to game time at http://credentials.mlb.com. For questions, please contact the Dodgers' Public Relations department by replying to this email or calling (323) 224-1301.