Dodgers Take On Rockies Monday Through Wednesday

LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers conclude their fifth homestand of the season with a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies tomorrow, June 6 (RHP Tyler Chatwood vs. RHP Mike Bolsinger), Tuesday, June 7 (RHP Eddie Butler vs. LHP Julio Urías) and Wednesday, June 8 (LHP Chris Rusin vs. RHP Kenta Maeda). Contests tomorrow through Wednesday against Colorado take place at 7:10 p.m. with auto gates opening at 4:40 p.m. and stadium gates opening at 5:10 p.m. Tickets for games tomorrow through Wednesday are available and can be purchased by calling 866-DODGERS or by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets.

For the series against the Rockies, Levy Restaurants will offer the Colorado Chile Verde Dog (image attached) at the Extreme Loaded Dog concession areas located on the field, loge and reserve levels. The Colorado Dog features a quarter pound, all-beef hot dog topped with pork chile verde and grilled corn salsa

The first 40,000 fans in attendance tomorrow receive a license plate frame presented by ARCO (image attached).

The Dodgers will welcome the Los Angeles Rams tomorrow. Rams QB Jared Goff, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Goff will be joined by teammates and 2016 NFL draft picks WR Pharoh Cooper, WR Michael Thomas, LB Josh Forrest, TE Temarrick Hemingway and TE Tyler Higbee. Karla Mosely, who can be seen daily on CBS' "The Bold and The Beautiful," will perform the national anthem.

The Military Hero of the Game is U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Augie Ortman of Baldwin Park. Ortman is an Explosive Ordnance Disposal instructor at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. He served two deployments in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. His awards include the Army Commendation Medal with Valor, two Oak Leaf Clusters and the Army Combat Action Badge.

Last month, the Skirball Cultural Center gave 180 students from three high schools who were all nominated by the Dodgers, the opportunity to partake in a tour of the Skirball's new exhibition called "Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American." The exhibition is now open at the Skirball through October 30. The high schools that were nominated are: Belmont Senior High School, Roosevelt Senior High School and West Adams Preparatory High School. All students were provided with transportation and lunch courtesy of the Skirball Cultural Center. Skirball Cultural Center's Founder, President, and CEO, Uri Herscher, will throw a first pitch tomorrow.

Tomorrow, June 6

Media gates

2:10 p.m.

Clubhouse open to media                                                                         

3:10 p.m.

Roberts media session

4:00 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.

Rockies batting practice

5:25 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

National anthem/ceremonial first pitch

6:57 p.m.

Game time

7:10 p.m.

The Dodgers take on the Rockies 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. Comedian, actor and producer Mike Epps, best known for his roles in "Next Friday," "Friday After Next" and" The Hangover" will throw the ceremonial first pitch.

The Military Hero of the Game is U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant George Brown of Long Beach, who was a left-handed pitcher for Wilson High School and Long Beach City College. He joined the Marine Corps Reserve after graduating from Wilson High School. His Reserve Unit was activated in July of 1950. After training at Camp Pendleton, Brown was sent to Kobe, Japan to prepare for the first United Nations' offensive operation of the Korean War. As a crewman of LST, he was on Red Beach the first day of the invasion and helped unload the supplies needed for the Marines to push inland to liberate Seoul. He received the Korean Service Medal with three stars, the Presidential Unit Citation with one star and the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal. Brown has had a 27-year career as a fireman, engineer and captain with the Long Beach Fire Department.

Tuesday, June 7

Media gates

2:10 p.m.

Clubhouse open to media                                                                         

3:10 p.m.

Roberts media session

4:00 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.

Rockies batting practice

5:25 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

National anthem/ceremonial first pitch

6:57 p.m.

Game time

7:10 p.m.

The Dodgers conclude the fifth homestand of the season and the series against the Rockies 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. The first 40,000 fans in attendance will receive a Don Newcombe Bobblehead presented by UnitedHealthcare (image attached).

Newcombe will officially start the game with Hall of Famer Vin Scully's words, "It's time for Dodger baseball!" Newcombe was the starting pitcher for Scully's first broadcast in 1950. Pregame ceremonies will include a birthday celebration for Newcombe who will celebrate his 90th birthday.

The Military Hero of the Game is retired U.S. Navy Radioman Second Class Bernard Baima of Burbank. Baima, who is 94-years-old, joined the Navy in 1942 and served in World War II. Born and raised in southern Illinois, Baima enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and served until the end of 1945. During the second World War, he was a radioman on a communications ship that was involved in the invasion of Saipan, Tinian, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Baima and his wife married in Chicago in 1947, then moved to the Los Angeles area. They have four children and have lived in Burbank since 1977.

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) conducts silent auctions throughout the season featuring signed pieces of memorabilia from Dodger players, coaches and alumni. Auctions take place behind the Vin Scully press box on the club level. The items for auction Wednesday include a Joc Pederson autographed jersey, Orel Hershiser autographed baseball and Clayton Kershaw autographed photo.

Wednesday, June 8

Media gates

2:10 p.m.

Clubhouse open to media                                                                         

3:10 p.m.

Roberts media session

4:00 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.

Rockies batting practice

5:25 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

National anthem/ceremonial first pitch

6:57 p.m.

Game time

7:10 p.m.

All-Star balloting is underway online at www.dodgers.com/vote, where fans can cast their votes for starters a total of 35 times with the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, including a maximum of five valid ballots cast in any 24-hour period. Voting ends Thursday, June 30 at 8:59 p.m. PT.

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) now holds a charitable in-game raffle to benefit its programs and local youth organizations every home game. Raffle tickets at every Dodger home game are available at three price points: three for $5, 10 for $10 and 40 for $20. Fans can visit kiosks on three levels in-stadium: field level section 5, loge sections 103 and 105 and reserve level section 10. Sellers will also be roving throughout Dodger Stadium concourses and seating areas in top deck, reserve, club, loge, field and pavilion sections. For more information, please visit www.dodgers.com/5050raffle.

Dodger fans can look forward to six more promotional dates in June: Retired Numbers Pin Series: #4 Duke Snider presented by 76 (Thursday, June 16 vs. Brewers); Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny's (Friday, June 17 vs. Brewers); Father's Day Boxers presented by Chef Merito Seasonings, postgame catch on the field and Viva Los Dodgers presented by State Farm and Time Warner Cable ( Sunday, June 19 vs. Brewers); Cooler Backpack presented by your SoCal Honda Dealers (Monday, June 20 vs. Nationals). Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets or by calling 866-DODGERS.

SportsNetLA telecasts all games. Spanish-language Dodger game telecasts in high definition are available for Time Warner Cable customers on channel 324. iHeartMedia Los Angeles and the Dodgers broadcast all games on AM 570 LA Sports. All Dodger games in Spanish are broadcast on Univision 1020 KTNQ.

Uber is now the preferred ride of the Dodgers. With Uber, fans can get dropped off at any of the five entry gates during pregame. Once the game is over, fans can head to the dedicated Uber Zone in Lot 12 to meet their driver and be on their way in no time.

Metro officially completed the 15-mile Expo Line between downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica. The Expo Line is now a convenient and relaxing option for fans to get to and from Dodger Stadium. Fans can gain access to the Metro Expo Line from downtown L.A.'s 7th and Metro Center station, transfer to the Red or Purple Line to Union Station and take the Dodger Stadium Express bus service to the stadium. The Dodger Stadium Express offers two express services to Dodger Stadium: the Dodger Stadium Express Union Station and the Dodger Stadium Express South Bay. Dodger Stadium Express Union Station and Dodger Stadium Express South Bay services are free of charge with a Dodger game-day ticket. Dodger Stadium Express Union Station service will be provided every 10 minutes starting 90 minutes prior to the start of the game and runs approximately every 30 minutes throughout the game. Complete details on the Dodger Stadium Express services, route information and helpful tips from METRO can be found by visiting www.Metro.net/dodgers or by calling 323.GO.METRO.

Fans that choose to drive to Dodger Stadium are encouraged to participate in the Pre-Paid Parking Program presented by Jiffy Lube® by purchasing their parking in advance. Advance parking prices are $10 and parking at the gate is $20. To purchase your parking in advance, visit www.dodgers.com/parking.

The 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers Yearbook is on sale at all Dodger team stores and at www.dodgers.com/yearbook. This unique, 180-page publication (image attached) offers a special 27-page tribute to the 10th anniversary of Clayton Kershaw being drafted by the Dodgers on June 6, 2006, a salute to Hall of Famer broadcaster Vin Scully and much more.

The fifth 2016 issue of the new Dodger Insider magazine, featuring Kenley Jansen on the cover (image attached) and a story about his unique relationship with Don Newcombe, who is celebrating his 90th birthday this month, will be available at Dodger Stadium. Dodger Insider magazine includes news, features, analysis, photos, games, stadium information and more, and is distributed for free at stadium auto gates and Fan Services booths. The magazine is the print companion to the official team blog of the same name, which can be found at www.dodgers.com/insider.

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) has launched a number of new and continued fundraisers for the 2016 season, giving fans an opportunity to support programs that benefit children and families in Los Angeles. For the first time ever in-stadium merchandise stores (Top of The Park and Left Field Stores) carry a 47 Brand LADF Logo Tee. Fans can also contribute by donating their RV, truck, motorcycle or cars by visiting www.dodgers.com/VehicleDonation. Ribbon-board messages are available for all home games for a $75 donation. Registration for the New Balance Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation 5K and 10K Run and Kids Fun Run, presented by Gazillion Bubbles, to take place on Sunday, October 2 at Dodger Stadium is now live at www.dodgers.com/RUN. For more information on all LADF programs and fundraising activity and to subscribe to the newsletter please visit www.dodgers.com/LADF and follow LADF on social media: Twitter (@DodgersFdn), Instagram (@dodgersfoundation) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/LosAngelesDodgersFoundation).

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.