This Week at Citizens Bank Park (May 7-9)

NOTE: Tickets are available for the Mets series.  Go to www.phillies.com to purchase your tickets today.
 
Online: Follow the action before and during the game on www.facebook.com/phillies, @philaphillies and @phillies.
Traffic/Transit: Motorists are reminded they can log on to www.511pa.com, www.511nj.org or call 511 from any phone before or after the game to check traffic conditions on major highways surrounding the Sports Complex. Transit services are also available … for a SEPTA schedule please visit www.septa.org.
“Need Help?” Text Service: If there is a medical, security or cleaning emergency during home games at Citizens Bank Park, fans can text the word "PHILLIES" [space], with issue and location to 69050. The Phillies will automatically reply with a text with how they will respond.
 
NEW YORK METS (May 7-9)
 
MONDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley – 4:35 p.m.; Other gates – 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, ESPN, WPHT 1210/WIP 94.1, MEGA 1310 AM (Spanish).
Firestone All-Star Game In-Park Balloting begins as Jim Walton, representing Firestone, and the Phillie Phanatic cast the first votes.  All-Star balloting will conclude June 20.
Employees of the Month for April will be recognized on-field for their excellent service to Phillies fans.
Rotary 7450 Gundaker Foundation Night. First Ball: Ernie Falcone, President of the Gundaker Foundation.
National Anthem: Pennsylvania Youth Chorale.
First Ball: Daniel Dae Kim, who grew up in Easton, PA, best known for his current role in CBS’ Hawaii Five-O as well as formerly on ABC’s Lost.
Special Welcomes: Operation First Response, City of Vineland, NJ and Ichthyosis/First Night.
 
TUESDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley – 4:35 p.m.; Other gates – 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: PHL 17, WPHT 1210/WIP 94.1, MEGA 1310 AM (Spanish).
Asian Pacific Night Festivities. Celebrate Asian Pacific culture with an evening of ethnic foods, music and dancing!
First Ball: Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto.  
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau Night. First Ball: Roger Dow, President and CEO.
McDonald’s Share Night.
Player Ticket Programs: Lee’s VIPs – Cliff Lee will host children from CHOP, provide t-shirts and food concessions. J-Roll’s Aces – Jimmy Rollins will meet with students from the H.P. Hill School during batting practice, and provide a T-shirt and concessions.
 
WEDNESDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley – 4:35 p.m.; Other gates – 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, WPHT 1210/WIP 94.1, MEGA 1310 AM (Spanish).
John H. Smyth Scholarship Fund Night. First Ball: Christine Bressi.
Gloucester Township Night. First Ball: Ted Otten.
Special Needs Awareness Night.
First Ball: Michael Papp, Jr., six-year-old with MD.
Awards Presentation.
National Anthem: Charles W. Lewis Middle School Band.
Phillies Extraordinary Scholar Winners presented by Verizon Wireless and Cabrini College: Rachel Nielsen of Perkiomen Valley High School (Collegeville, Pa.) and Nagela Nukuna of Charter School of Wilmington (Wilmington, DE) will be honored for their work in the community while maintaining a minimum B average.
Special Welcome: Jersey State Bombers.