This Week at Citizens Bank Park (August 28-30)

NOTE: Tickets are available for the Mets series at  Standing room only tickets will go on sale at 4:00 p.m. for games on August 28 and 29 … and at 9:00 a.m. for the game on August 30.

Online: Follow the action before and during the game on, @philaphillies and @phillies.

Phans Feeding Families: Help all summer long! Fans can purchase the 2012 Fans Feeding Families pin at the Majestic Clubhouse Store, the Mitchell and Ness Alley Store and Phillies Newsstands.  Proceeds benefit Philabundance.

Citizens Bank Glove Drive: Fans are encouraged to donate new and gently used gloves all season long at the Citizens Bank kiosk in Ashburn Alley to benefit children in the Phillies Jr. RBI League.

Traffic/Transit: Motorists are reminded they can log on to, 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

“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 (August 28-30)

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).

  • Dual Events at the Complex. Madonna concert at Wells Fargo Center, 8:00 p.m.
  • Employees of the Month for August.
  • Gay Community Night. National Anthem: The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus.
  • Lakewood BlueClaws Night.
  • Jimmy Rollins will host the Uganda Little League Team.
  • First Ball: Alex Norcross.
  • Color Guard: Franklin Township Devil Dogs of South Jersey.
  • Player Ticket Program: Howard’s Sluggers – Ryan Howard will host children from PAL.

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).

  • McDonald’s Share Night.
  • Cardano Realtors Night.
  • National Anthem: Abington Choral Club.
  • Special Welcome: Adult Congenital Heart Network, Stitch ‘N Pitch and Back on My Feet.
  • 3rd Inning Military Base change:  SGT Daniel Campbell, a Mets fan and Cpl Kathryn Mannion, his wife who is a Phillies fan, and their friend SGT Brian Riddle, a Purple Heart recipient will change the bases.  They are all members of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, 1st Marine Group and returned from their second tour in Afghanistan.

THURSDAY: 1:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley – 10:35 a.m.; Other gates – 11:35 a.m. … Broadcast: CSN, WPHT 1210/WIP 94.1, WDAS 1480 AM (Spanish).

  • Dual Events at Complex. Eagles pre-season game vs. New York Jets at 6:35 p.m.
  • Baseball Tomorrow Fund Glove Drive. Fans are asked to bring new or gently used baseball gloves to benefit Pitch In for Baseball.
  • Citizens Bank Business Person Special.
  • Modell’s Sporting Goods Kids Run the Bases. Immediately following the game, children 14 and under are invited to run the bases. Participants should line up at the ramp by the Right Field Gate starting in the 8th inning.
  • 5th Inning: Nik Wallenda will join the Phanatic in recognizing the 40th anniversary of his grandfather’s walk across Veterans Stadium.