NL West Champion Dodgers Begin Final Homestand of Regular Season Tomorrow; Three-Game Series Against Padres

Friday Night Fireworks, La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers Saturday and Fan Appreciation Day Sunday

LOS ANGELES - The NL West Champion Dodgers' 13th and final homestand of the season features a three-game series against the San Diego Padres tomorrow, October 2 at 7:10 p.m., Saturday, October 3 at 6:10 p.m. and Sunday, October 4 at 12:10 p.m. Auto gates open at 4:40 p.m. and stadium gates open at 5:10 p.m. tomorrow, auto gates open early at 1:30 p.m. and stadium gates open at 4:10 p.m. Saturday and auto gates open at 10:40 a.m. and stadium gates open at 10:10 a.m. Sunday. Tickets to games against the Padres can be purchased by calling 866-DODGERS or by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets.

As part of the club's celebration of national Hispanic Heritage Month, the Dodgers are offering fans 20 percent off Adrian Gonzalez and Yasiel Puig Dodger player T-shirts for the remainder of the regular season at the official team store at the Top of the Park.

Fans are invited to enjoy Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny's immediately following Friday's game. 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.

As part of the club's Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, mariachis will perform in the left-field plaza from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. DJ Adam will provide entertainment in the right-field plaza from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

LA Galaxy forward and 2014 MLS MVP Robbie Keane will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Dodger alum Dennis Powell 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 U.S. Navy Machinist Mate Weapons 2nd Class Richard Vasquez of Whittier.

As part of Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball presented by Nike, 506 youth from Academy of Science and Engineering in Baldwin Hills, Stella Middle Charter Academy in Inglewood, KIPP L.A. Prep in Boyle Heights, Alliance College Ready Middle Academy in Lincoln Heights, and New Village Girls Academy 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 an Adrian Gonzalez autographed bat, Kirk Gibson autographed 1988 World Series baseball and Zack Greinke autographed Dodger jersey. The auction will end at 8:45 p.m.

Tomorrow, October 2

Media gates

2:10 p.m.

Clubhouse open to media                                                                         

3:10 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.

Padres 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 San Diego at 6:10 p.m. Saturday. Auto gates open early at 1:30 p.m. for La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers and stadium gates open at 4:10 p.m.

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, the Dodgers are offering fans a special event ticket package that includes a ticket to Saturday's game and access to La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers. Additionally, fans that purchase this ticket package will receive a limited-edition Adrian Gonzalez/Hispanic Heritage T-shirt (image attached) which was chosen by Gonzalez. It features "Los Dodgers" on the front and Gonzalez and number 23 on the back. It is green, red and white, the colors of the Mexican flag, in honor of Gonzalez's Mexican heritage. The Dodgers' Hispanic Heritage ticket package, which includes the Gonzalez T-shirt, can be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/Latino.

The Dodgers will play host to their 18th annual Hispanic Heritage celebration, La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola, State Farm and Time Warner Cable. La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers is the culmination of the season-long series of family-friendly events celebrating Latino culture in Los Angeles and the legacy of Latino Dodgers past and present and will feature live music and autographs and photos with Dodger alumni. Sonsoles, Los 5 and Sinverguenza are scheduled to perform. La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers will include participation by current Dodger players and the Dodgers' Spanish-language broadcast teams: Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrín, Jorge Jarrín, Manny Mota, Pepe Yñiguez and Fernando Valenzuela. Dodger broadcasters Rick Monday and Charley Steiner will be on hand. Dodger alum Ron Cey and Al Ferrara will also participate along with Dodger scout Mike Brito. Boxer Miguel Cotto will also make a special appearance.

La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola, State Farm and Time Warner Cable will feature activations by Dodger sponsors including: Kellogg's, Sports Authority, Time Warner Cable, Chef Merito, 76, Anheuser-Busch/Montejo, Coca-Cola, State Farm, Gazillion Bubbles, Loan Mart, AstraZeneca, SportsNet LA, AM 570, Gavina, AMBHAR and Welk. AstraZeneca will offer free lipid screenings and cholesterol education to fans 18 and older as part of their "Make Your Move Across America" campaign, a dynamic health initiative designed to educate consumers about the importance of knowing their lipid levels and the cardiovascular risks associated with elevated cholesterol. Visit www.MakeYourMoveAcrossAmerica.com to learn more about your cholesterol and find other stops on the tour.

As part of Adrian Gonzalez's Viva Los Dodgers program, families from Toberman Park Recreation Center and Normandie Park Recreation Center will be in attendance courtesy of Gonzalez and wife Betsy.

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.

A complete schedule of La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola, State Farm and Time Warner Cable will be shared tomorrow and all up-to-date details can be found by visiting www.dodgers.com/viva or www.losdodgers.com/viva.

As part of Viva Los Dodgers, there will be a pregame mariachi performance on the field. Boxer Miguel Cotto will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Cotto is the first and only Puerto Rican to win titles in four different weight classes and is the current WBC, lineal, The Ring and TBRB world middleweight champion.

"Straight Outta Compton" star O'Shea Jackson Jr., who plays his father Ice Cube in the film, will announce the Dodgers' starting lineup.

A living statue will be in the left-field plaza from 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. DJ Sean will provide entertainment in the right-field plaza. Everett Coast will play in the right-field Reserve plaza and Bear Brass Band will be in the left-field Reserve plaza.

The Military Heroes of the Game are U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Shawn Boiko of Van Nuys and U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Paul Roche of Pasadena.

As part of Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball presented by Nike, 415 youth from Will Rogers Elementary School in Lynwood, Los Angeles Education Partnership in Cypress Park, and John Muir Middle School in South L.A. 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 Saturday include a Andre Ethier autographed photo, Don Mattingly autographed baseball and Clayton Kershaw autographed Dodger jersey. The auction will end at 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, October 3

Media gates

1:10 p.m.

Auto gates

1:30 p.m.

La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers at 76 Station

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 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 Padres and the regular season at 1:10 p.m. Sunday. Auto gates open at 10:40 a.m. and stadium gates open at 11:10 a.m. Sunday is Fan Appreciation Day. Fans seeking to be eligible to win prizes in the first round of giveaways should have their tickets scanned by 11:30 a.m. Prizes include a one-year lease for a 2016 C Class Mercedez-Benz, a LG 49" Class 4K UHD Smart LED TV, a suite to a 2016 regular season game, a pitching lesson from Orel Hersheiser and more unique experiences. A fan in attendance Sunday will also be randomly selected to throw the ceremonial first pitch.

The Military Hero of the Game is U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Michael Dominguez of Los Angeles.

As part of Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball presented by Nike, 306 youth from Nimitz STEM Magnet Middle School in Huntington Park and Union Avenue Elementary School 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 game-used LA Dodger third base, Corey Seager autographed baseball and A.J. Ellis autographed Dodger jersey. The auction will end at 1:45 p.m.

For most Sunday home games, children 14 and under can run the bases for Kids Run the Bases presented by New Balance. Youngsters can enter through center field following the game Sunday.

Sunday, October 4

Media gates

7:10 a.m.

Auto gates

9:40 a.m.

Stadium gates

10:10 a.m.

Pregame ceremonies

12:00 p.m.

Game time

12:10 p.m.

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

The Dodgers have capped their 2016 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 have already announced that their first two potential home games for the Division Series and their first potential home game for the League Championship Series are sold out. A public on sale continues at www.Dodgers.com, with a limited number of tickets remaining for a potential Division Series Game 5 (Home game 3) and potential League Championship Series home games 2, 3 and 4 at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers' postseason schedule can be viewed online at www.Dodgers.com/postseason.

The October issue of Dodger Insider magazine is on sale now with Adrian Gonzalez, Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw on the cover, heralding a preview of the Dodgers' postseason. October also brings a special, 15-page photo essay celebrating the 30th anniversary of Jon SooHoo as team photographer, along with numerous other stories, games, tidbits 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.

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.