Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny's - Immediately following game
The Dodgers take on the Rockies at 6:10 p.m. Saturday. All auto gates open early at 2:00 p.m. and all stadium gates open at 4:00 p.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy La Gran Fiesta - Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola, Chevrolet and Time Warner Cable. The Dodgers' annual national Hispanic Heritage month celebration held in lot 6 will include on-stage interviews and autographs from Dodger broadcasters, former players and current players and live entertainment from CAVA, El Conjunto Nuevo Ola, Trio Ellas and DJ Scoop DeVille.
The family-friendly festival starts at 2:00 p.m. All Dodger fans are welcome and admission is free with a ticket to Saturday's game. SportsNet LA Dodger broadcaster Alanna Rizzo will interview Dodger players on stage including Adrian Gonzalez and Kenley Jansen. Dodger broadcasters, Alanna Rizzo, Rick Monday, Charley Steiner, Manny Mota, Jorge Jarrín, Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrín, Pepe Yñiguez and Fernando Valenzuela will also sign autographs. Starting at approximately 4:00 p.m., Dodgers players including Tim Federowicz, Paco Rodriguez, Miguel Rojas, Yimi Garcia, Pedro Baez and Carlos Frias will sign autographs for fans. Hanley Ramirez will make an appearance at the State Farm activation area. Dodger alumni league members Dennis Powell, Derrel Thomas, Tommy Davis, Lee Lacy, Kenny Landreaux, Al Ferrara and Billy Ashley will also sign autographs at La Gran Fiesta.
The "Hero of the Community" will be presented to Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez of the 51st district which includes East Los Angeles several Northeast Los Angeles neighborhoods including Glassell Park, Lincoln Heights, Highland Park, El Sereno, Echo Park, Cypress Park, Filipino Town, Chinatown, Montecito Heights, El Pueblo, Eagle Rock, Elysian Valley, Mt. Washington, Atwater Village and Silver Lake. Gomez will then recognize Adrian Gonzalez and his wife Betsy with a resolution for their contributions to the community.
Grammy nominated singer and actress Christina Milian, who is also of Cuban descent, will perform the national anthem as part of La Gran Fiesta - Viva Los Dodgers day. Complete details and a full schedule for La Gran Fiesta - Viva Los Dodgers will be available at www.dodgers.com/viva and www.losdodgers.com/viva. All appearances subject to change.
Los Angeles Lakers' new point guard Jeremy Lin will throw the ceremonial first pitch.
A DJ will provide musical entertainment in the right-field pavilion plaza and a face painter will be on hand for youngsters in the left-field pavilion plaza.
The Veteran of the Game presented by Bank of America is U.S. Navy Gunnery Sergeant Jason Butler.
As part of Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball, 250 youngsters from After School All Stars, a program that educates, enlightens and inspires young people by providing dynamic and exciting opportunities for success while cultivating self-esteem, leadership and respect to help build healthier communities will be in attendance. Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball provides Los Angeles area inner-city youth with a Dodger game experience courtesy of the Dodgers. Transportation to and from Dodger Stadium in a customized Dodger bus, Reserve level tickets, a voucher for a Dodger Dog and beverage and a Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball T-shirt are included.
The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) will hold a silent auction on the Club level by the Vin Scully Press Box. The auction ends at 8:45 p.m. with more than 25 items up for bid, including a Yasiel Puig autographed baseball, Clayton Kershaw autographed photo and Hanley Ramirez autographed game-used #42 LA Dodgers Jersey from Jackie Robinson Day. All proceeds will benefit LADF and its programs in sports and recreation, education and literacy and health and wellness which help children and families throughout the greater Los Angeles region.
Saturday, September 27
Auto gates - 2:00 p.m.
La Gran Fiesta - Viva Los Dodgers in lot 6 - 2:00 p.m.
Media gates - 2:10 p.m.
Clubhouse open to media - 2:30 p.m.
Dodger batting practice - 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Stadium gates - 4:00 p.m.
Rockies batting practice - 4:20 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.
Pregame ceremonies - 5:55 p.m.
Game time - 6:10 p.m.
On Sunday, the Dodgers take on the Rockies at 1:10 p.m. to conclude the three-game series. All auto gates open at 10:30 a.m. and all stadium gates open at 11:00 a.m. It is Fan Appreciation Day and fans can win prizes throughout the game including: 60" Class LG Smart TV with webOS, 4 tickets to the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas (includes air travel and hotel), $1,000 76 gas gift card, 2 Dodgers Season Tickets for the 2015 season, 2 courtside tickets to a Lakers vs. Bobcats game on November 9, 2014, Voicemail recorded by Vin Scully, 4 tickets to the American Music Awards, Suite for 20 people to a game in 2015, with food compliments of Levy Restaurants, Hello Kitty Con VIP Package, including 4 passes, gift bags, and meet and greet with Yuko Yamaguchi, Party box for one game in 2015, Lunch with Ned Colletti, 4 Round Trip United Airfare vouchers, Game-used home jerseys from Dodger players, Time Warner Studio Tour and Meet and Greet with Orel Hershiser, Westin Bonaventure Downtown Los Angeles 2 Night Weekend Stay, One week stay at Cabo Azul Resort in San Jose del Cabo and a Family photo session on the field with team photographer Jon SooHoo. For complete details visit www.dodgers.com/fanappreciation.
Christina Grimmie, "The Voice" finalist and Island recording artist currently promoting her newest single "Must Be Love," will perform the national anthem. The ceremonial first pitch will be chosen as part of Fan Appreciation Day. There will be a postgame postseason rally hosted by George Lopez. The postgame rally will also feature performances by Hip-hop violinist Josh Vietti and Latin Grammy nominated all female mariachi group Trio Ellas.
As part of Adrian Gonzalez's Viva Los Dodgers program, Soledad Enrichment Action East Los Angeles and PADRES Contra El Cancer will be in attendance. Adrian Gonzalez, through the Adrian Gonzalez's Viva Los Dodgers community program, provides all-inclusive tickets and parking for families in greater Los Angeles by partnering with various non-profit organizations.
Alumni League member Matt Luke will sign autographs in the right-field pavilion plaza and Alumni Leaguer Tim Leary will sign autographs in the left-field pavilion plaza. A DJ will provide musical entertainment in the right-field pavilion plaza and a face painter will be on hand for youngsters in the right-field pavilion plaza.
The Veteran of the Game presented by Bank of America is U.S. Army Colonel Jonathan Braga. Bank of America Vice President, Strategic Account Executive, Merchant Services Matt Haussmann will present him with a flag that has been flown at Dodger Stadium.
As part of Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball, 250 youngsters from College Summit will be in attendance. College Summit is the nation's largest nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of low-income youth by connecting them to college and career and annually serves 50,000 students in 9th through 12th grade. Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball provides Los Angeles area inner-city youth with a Dodger game experience courtesy of the Dodgers. Transportation to and from Dodger Stadium in a customized Dodger bus, Reserve level tickets, a voucher for a Dodger Dog and beverage and a Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball T-shirt are included.
The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) will hold a silent auction on the Club level by the Vin Scully Press Box with more than 25 items up for bid, including a Andre Ethier autographed baseball, Kenley Jansen autographed game-used baseball cleats and Zack Greinke autographed game-Used No. 42 LA Dodgers jersey from Jackie Robinson Day. All proceeds will benefit LADF and its programs in sports and recreation, education and literacy and health and wellness which help children and families throughout the greater Los Angeles region.
Sunday, September 28
Media gates - 9:10 a.m.
Auto gates - 10:30 a.m.
Stadium gates - 11:00 a.m.
Pregame ceremonies - 12:55 p.m.
Game time - 1:10 p.m.
Postseason Rally hosted by George Lopez - Immediately following game
"Take a Number," a 15-page special section offering the history behind every Dodger uniform number from 00 to 99, is the featured story in September's Dodger Insider magazine. The issue also boasts a cover package on Clayton Kershaw, with stories on his Ping Pong 4 Purpose charity event, his MVP candidacy and his unprecedented domination of the strike zone in 2014. There are more than two dozen stories in this edition of Dodger Insider - the biggest of the year - including a feature on how deeply Zack Greinke is a student of the game, the myth and reality behind new defensive stats, inside-the-game and historical stories, photos, games for all ages and much more.
Dodger Insider serves as a companion to the Dodger Insider blog, located at www.dodgers.com/insider and published multiple times daily. Dodger Insider magazine and the 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers Yearbook, featuring a 21-page commemorative section dedicated to Vin Scully in his own words, are on sale throughout Dodger Stadium, including the Top of the Park store and online at www.dodgers.com/magazine. Subscriptions to the magazine can be ordered at any time. A digital version of Dodger Insider magazine, featuring embedded video links, is also available.
The Dodgers' auto gates are open 2.5 hours before game time and the stadium gates are open two hours before the scheduled first pitch. Fans taking advantage of this early arrival time can enjoy various family-friendly activities as soon as gates open throughout Dodger Stadium, including in the newly enhanced right and left-field pavilion plazas which feature the Budweiser and Bud Light bullpen overlook bars and the new Tommy Lasorda Trattoria and the Think Blue BBQ. In the left and right-field pavilion plazas, there are also plenty of photo opportunities with Dodger memorabilia, including five-foot diameter World Series rings, an eight-foot replica of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award, a life-size statue of the iconic Farmer John Dodger Dog, interactive replicas of the 76 ball and various bobbleheads. Autographs for fans with Dodger Alumni League members and family friendly activities also take place before each game in the pavilion plazas and reserve level plazas.
Tickets are available for all games against the Rockies and can be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets or by calling (323) DODGERS.
Fans are urged to arrive early and are encouraged to utilize the many transportation alternatives that serve Union Station and will connect them to the Dodger Stadium Express, which will operate starting 90 minutes prior to first pitch. Fans can find specific route and schedule information by visiting www.metro.net or calling 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876). Dodger Stadium transportation and parking information can be found by visiting www.dodgers.com/parking.
All Dodger games are televised on SportsNet LA, the exclusive new 24/7 TV network of the Los Angeles Dodgers and includes live pre-game programming "Leadoff LA" and "Access SportsNet: Dodgers." Spanish-language telecasts take place for each home game. Time Warner Cable customers can watch live Spanish-language Dodger game telecasts in high definition on channel 382 in Los Angeles, 324 in the Desert Cities and 664 in Barstow. For more information about SportsNet LA's Spanish-language games and standard definition channel numbers, visit the "ESPAÑOL" tab on www.sportsnetla.com. The network will also offer Korean-language Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) for all live Dodger games on its air this season, a first for any MLB team. The Dodgers have partnered with Radio Korea, the team's Korean radio broadcast partner, to provide this service. For more information about SportsNet LA or to demand the network, visit www.ineedmydodgers.com or www.quieromisdodgers.com or call 1-844-I-NEED-MY (1-844-463-3369).