Celebrate big days for mom, dad with catch on field

Celebrate big days for mom, dad with catch on field

BALTIMORE -- The Orioles are gearing up to host two special events on Mother's Day and Father's Day this year.

The Mother's Day Catch on the Field will take place on May 8, prior to the 1:35 p.m. ET game against the Oakland Athletics, while the Father's Day Catch on the Field will be on June 19, prior to the 1:35 p.m. game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Fans may purchase ticket packages that include a pair of tickets for the Mother's Day game and a 25-minute pregame session of catch on the field at Oriole Park. Father's Day packages will go on sale on May 10 at 11 a.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Baltimore Orioles Charitable Foundation.

The Mother's Day and Father's Day Catch on the Field packages are available for $200 ($100 for each additional participant) per game and include two Left Field Lower Box tickets (sections 82-84), the unique opportunity to play catch on the field for two participants, two soft baseballs, and a donation to the Orioles Charitable Foundation.

An upgraded Catch on the Field Package is available for $250 ($125 for each additional participant) and includes two Field Box tickets (sections 56-58), as well as the opportunity to play catch on the field for two participants, two soft baseballs, and a donation to the Orioles Charitable Foundation. Fans are advised that availability is limited and the events are expected to sell out. To purchase, fans should visit orioles.com/catch. Additional online fees apply.

Brittany Ghiroli has covered the Orioles for MLB.com since 2010. Read her blog, Britt's Bird Watch, follow her on Facebook and Twitter @britt_ghiroli, and listen to her podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.