Friday, May 11, 2012

Upcoming Series vs Rockies - Fireworks, Pink Bats, Viva Los Dodgers

What's going on at Dodger Stadium for the three game series against the Colorado Rockies?

Friday, May 11 - 7:10 p.m.

Chris Capuano vs Jamie Moyer

Fans can enjoy Friday Night Fireworks from the field after the game on May 11. Music from the 1970s will be the soundtrack to Friday’s show.

Megan & Liz will be singing the national anthem and “God Bless America.”

Hip-hop group Far East Movement will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

The Veteran of the Game is US Air Force Technical Sergeant Ruben Martinez of Orange.

Saturday, May 12 - 7:10 p.m. 

Aaron Harang vs Juan Nicasio

The Dodgers will commemorate MLB 4-ALS Awareness Day by honoring local ALS organizations on the field before the game, including the ALS Association, Muscular Dystrophy Association and ALS Therapy Development Institute.

Sunday, May 13 - 1:10 p.m. 

Ted Lilly vs T.B.A.

Sunday is Mother’s Day at Dodger Stadium. The first 20,000 fans will receive a Mother’s Day Tote presented by Murad. Following the game, Mother’s Day Walk in the Park will take place.

As part of pregame ceremonies on Mother’s Day, the Dodgers will recognize the winner of the MLB Honorary Bat Girl contest and other Los Angeles area nominees from the contest that will attend the game as well. A representative from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation will throw out a first pitch and winners of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure recently held at Dodger Stadium will be recognized on the field. Komen volunteers will also create a pink ribbon in the outfield with pink umbrellas.

Also, Major League Baseball will help raise awareness for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation on Mother’s Day by asking all players, umpires, coaches and on-field personnel to wear pink wristbands and apply pink ribbon decals to their uniform. In addition, players can opt to use Louisville Slugger pink bats, Phiten pink titanium necklaces and bracelets, Franklin pink batting gloves, Under Armour pink footwear, Wilson pink catcher’s equipment and EvoShield pink wrist guards.

Mothers will also be chosen from fans at Dodger Stadium Sunday to take the field before the game.

It is also a Viva Los Dodgers Day, presented by State Farm, Chevrolet and Time Warner Cable. The season-long initiative is in its third year and celebrates Latino culture in Los Angeles at a family-friendly pregame festival held in lot 6 two hours prior to each Sunday's game. Sunday, May 13, comedian Julio Gonzalez will perform and Los Master Plus and KCRW DJ Raul Campos will provide musical entertainment. For more information, visit

The Veteran of the Game is US Navy Chief Petty Officer Rozette Masrelian of Van Nuys.

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