News & notes about the A's upcoming homestand

The A's will play host to the Cleveland Indians in a three-game series at the Oakland Coliseum from Aug. 22 - 24.
 
DATE | OPPONENT | TIME | TELEVISION

MONDAY, AUGUST 22 | CLEVELAND INDIANS | 7:05 P.M | CSNCA

  • Green Stampede
  • Pregame presentation: Jefferson Awards
  • First Pitch: A's fan Yong-Sung Leal
  • National Anthem: Cast of Beautiful
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Day sales, behind section 120 (ends after top of third inning) 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23 | CLEVELAND INDIANS | 7:05 P.M | CSNCA

  • A's coach Marcus Jensen Salvation Army visit, Oakland, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Chevy Free Parking Tuesday
  • Kids Club Mock Press Conference, interview room, after BP
  • Bill King Scholarship Presentation to Kya Coletta
  • First Pitches: CSN California representative; Stanley Black and Decker representative
  • National Anthem: Diablo Vista Chorus
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Day sales, behind section 120 (ends after top of third inning)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24 | CLEVELAND INDIANS | 12:35 P.M | MLB NETWORK

  • Senior Day
  • Food Bank Wednesday, presented by Lagunitas
  • Third Base Visit: Helping Hands for Freedom
  • Pregame presentation: BARONS Player of the Month
  • First Pitch: Mehershala Ali; Darin Fishburn, CEO of Helping Hands of Freedom
  • National Anthem: TBD
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Day sales, behind section 120 (ends after top of third inning)

**For additional information about the promotions or events listed above, please visit athletics.com.

Community Relations
Breast Cancer Awareness Day Fundraising Table: At each game throughout this homestand, fans will have the opportunity to purchase Breast Cancer Awareness Day pins, caps and necklaces with proceeds benefiting breast cancer education, research and awareness. The A's will also be raffling off a custom-made autographed quilt; raffle tickets for the quilt are $5 each. The fundraising table will be set up behind section 120.
Yong-Sung Leal first pitch: A's fan Yong-Sung Leal will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Monday, Aug. 22 game. The 31-year-old Good Samaritan stopped an attempted kidnapping on July 28 in San Leandro and potentially saved the life of a 23-year-old woman.
Marcus Jensen Salvation Army visit: A's coach Marcus Jensen will visit with individuals experiencing homelessness at the Salvation Army (2894 Garden Street, Oakland) on Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. He'll tour the facility and visit with children at the shelter's preschool.
Kids Club Mock Press Conference: Members of the Kids Club will join an A's player for a mock press conference in the A's interview room following batting practice on Tuesday, Aug. 23. The kids will have the opportunity to ask questions, take photos and receive autographs.
Green Stampede Homework Club: On select games throughout the season, elementary school students will visit the Coliseum to receive help with their homework from tutors and aides. An A's player will visit and sign autographs for the students as a way to congratulate them for their hard work. After the students have finished their homework, they are able to sit in the stands and watch the game.
Food Bank Wednesdays, presented by Lagunitas: On Wednesday, Aug. 24 (and select Wednesdays throughout the season), volunteers will be on-site to help collect cans of food and monetary donations before the game to benefit the Alameda County Food Bank. With every five cans donated or $5 contribution, fans will receive a buy one get one free ticket voucher for a future game.