This Weekend at Citizens Bank Park (September 12-14)

MIAMI MARLINS (September 12-14)

FRIDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 5:05 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and in Spanish on SAP and 1680 WTTM.

  • Cabrini College Knit Hat Night for all fans 15 & over.
    • National Anthem: Se'Quia Bailey, Cabrini College student graduating in May 2015.
    • First Ball: Luke Snyder, representing Cabrini College.
    • Phillies Extraordinary Scholar Winners presented by Cabrini College: Katherine Hung (Radnor High School) and Matthew Molnar (Washington Township High School) will be honored for their work in the community while maintaining a minimum B average. Making the presentation will be Don Taylor, President, Cabrini College.
    • 5th inning: Cabrini Dance Team will perform with the Phanatic!
  • PRO-ACT Recovery Night. First Ball: Christian Z. Reice, Recovery Walk Team Capt. Donation Champion.
  • Paul Owens Award Presentation. RHP Luis Garcia and infielder J.P. Crawford will be recognized in an on-field pregame ceremony for being named the top minor league pitcher and position player in the Phillies organization. The award will be presented by Owens' grandchildren, Paulette Kohout and Kevin Owens, accompanied by Benny Looper, Assistant GM, Player Personnel and Joe Jordan, Director of Player Development.
  • #PhilliesSocial Night.
  • Special Welcome: Hall Mercer and Brain Aneurysm Awareness.
  • Honorary Bat Boy: Fred Gaffney.
  • Event in the Sports Complex: Cirque Du Soleil, Wells Fargo Center, 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets: Fans can purchase tickets at phillies.com, by calling 215-463-1000 or in person at the First Base Gate Ticket Windows.

SATURDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: All gates - 5:05 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and in Spanish on SAP.

  • German Heritage Celebration.
    • Pregame performance by Ha Ha Ha's Oompah Band (Left Field Gate); GTV Almrausch Dance troop (First Base Gate).
    • Enjoy German foods, including wiener schnitzel and beer bratwurst, at the Alley Brewing Company, next to Tony Luke's in Ashburn Alley.
    • National Anthem: Don Bitterlich, German accordionist. Bitterlich will also play at the Right Field Gate prior to the game and perform with the Phanatic during the 7th inning!
    • 5th inning: Wolfgang von Funmeister will help the Phanatic shoot frankfurters!
  • Jerry Clothier Grant Presentation. In honor of Jerry Clothier, a long-time member of the Phillies front office, Jerry's family will present a grant to the Free Library of Philadelphia.
  • Citizens Bank Glove Drive Winner Presentation. Fans who donated new or gently-used gloves at the Citizens Bank kiosk in Ashburn Alley throughout the 2014 season were entered into a drawing for a green glove signed by Jr. RBI chairman and All-Star second baseman, Chase Utley. The winner, Peter Mauder, will be recognized on-field during pregame and presented with the glove.
  • Coca-Cola Honorary Bat Boy/Girl: A young fan will win the opportunity during the Coca-Cola "Get the Ball Rolling" baseball clinic, held on-field beginning at 1:30 p.m.
  • Event in the Sports Complex: Cirque Du Soleil, Wells Fargo Center, 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets: Fans can purchase tickets at phillies.com, by calling 215-463-1000 or in person at the First Base Gate Ticket Windows.

SUNDAY: 1:35 p.m. … Gate openings: All Gates - 11:35 a.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and in Spanish on SAP.

  • New Jersey Education Association Phanatic OYO. Kids 14 and under will receive a Phanatic OYO Minifigure and Buildable Dugout Set, compliments of New Jersey Education Association. First Ball: Wendell Steinhauer, NJEA President.
  • Star Spangled Banner 200th Anniversary Celebration. The national anthem will be performed by Central Bucks High School West choir.
  • Penn Charter Day.
    • First Ball: Elsie Goss-Caldwell will throw to Catherine Ortale-Grimes.
    • America the Beautiful: Penn Charter Choir
  • God Bless America: Rachel Olivo.
  • Pitch In for Baseball Equipment Drive: Fans are asked to donate new and used baseball and softball equipment to benefit Pitch In for Baseball at any entrance gate.
  • Earlier in the Day: Home Run Derby Finals, on-field, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Top three winners in each age/gender category will be presented with trophies prior to the game.
  • Celebrate Sundays at Citizens Bank Park! Highlights include:
  • Pregame: $10 Family Pack available exclusively at all South Philadelphia Market stands from the time that gates open until first pitch. Choose from a combination of three items (regular popcorn, soft pretzel, hot dog or regular soda) all for just $10. Fans can also catch illusionist Doug Stafford's act behind home plate on the main concourse prior to the game!
  • In-Game: Complimentary face painting on the concourse, $5 Ice Cream Sundaes and Root Beer Floats at Harry the K's starting in the 4th inning.
  • Phillies Charities, Inc. Jersey Sale, First Base Gate, 11:35 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Book signing: Len Epstein, illustrator of the Phanatic's Children's Book series, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. on the main concourse behind section 111
  • Event in the Sports Complex: Cirque Du Soleil, Wells Fargo Center, 1:30 p.m.
  • Tickets: Fans can purchase tickets at phillies.com, by calling 215-463-1000 or in person at the First Base Gate Ticket Windows.

Traffic:            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.

Phandom:       Fans are encouraged to check-in using the At the Ballpark, Citizens Bank Park's official mobile app! Fans can also follow the action before and during the game via @Phillies on Twitter, also featuring in-game "tweet your ticket" and other special opportunities. Plus, check out MLB.com's At Bat App for lots more.

Extra! Extra!   Final Issue of Phillies Magazine featuring Phillies Centerfielder Ben Revere and 2014 Phillies Official Yearbook featuring a look back at ten years of baseball played at Citizens Bank Park are available at the Majestic Clubhouse Store or ballpark NewsStands.

50/50 Tickets The Phillies Charities Inc. 50/50 Drawing will be held at every Phillies home game this season! Ticket sales will begin when gates open and close immediately after the 7th inning stretch. For more info, visit here.

Check it out:   Fans are invited to take self-guided tours of the Top 10 Moments of Citizens Bank Park, which are pictured on large hanging displays throughout the main concourse of Citizens Bank Park. More than 43,000 online votes on phillies.com were cast to select these top moments in the history of Citizens Bank Park.