Monday, April 29, 2013

Upcoming Series vs Rockies - Ramirez Bobblehead

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

Monday April 29 7:10pm

Ted Lilly vs Tyler Chatwood

Actor Tate Donovan, who recently played Bob Anders in 2013 Academy Award-winning best picture “Argo” and who plays Edward Bowers in NBC’s “Deception,” will throw the ceremonial first pitch.

Donovan’s father John Timothy was a Brooklyn Dodgers usher at Ebbets Field. Donovan will also officially start the game with “It’s time for Dodger baseball!”

Rachael Stark, a regular performer at LA Kings games, will sing the national anthem.

Tuesday April 30 7:10pm

Hyun-jin Ryu vs Jorge De La Rosa


Due to the attendance expected, auto and stadium gates open early at 4:40 p.m. The first 50,000 fans in attendance will receive a Hanley Ramirez “I See You” bobblehead presented by Doritos Dinamita.

Skylar Dayne, 16-year old YouTube sensation and Kenley Jansen’s friend from Curacao, will sing the national anthem. Adam Scott will throw the ceremonial first pitch and announce the Dodgers’ starting line-ups. Scott is best recognized for acting and directing in the movie “Step Brothers” and for his role on HBO’s “Eastbound & Down.” He is currently starring as Ben Wyatt on NBC’s hit comedy “Parks and Recreation.”

 U.S. Marine Corps Reserves and Army National Guard Staff Sergeant Guillermo Velasco of Los Angeles. Velasco has served deployments in Kosovo, the southwest Mexican border, Iraq and at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He recently retired from the Army National Guard after 20 years of service. Velasco’s accolades include Global War on Terrorism Service Medals, Iraq Campaign Medal and NATO Service Medal.

Wednesday April 30 7:10pm

Josh Beckett vs Juan Nicasio

U.S. Army Veteran Jonathan Hernandez, born in San Jose, Costa Rica, will sing the national anthem. Hernandez served in Kuwait and Iraq in 2005. His accolades include an Army Achievement Medal and an Army Commendation medal. Actress, dancer and singer Julianne Hough will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Hough is known for her starring roles in recent movies “Footloose,” “Rock of Ages” and “Safe Haven.” Her grandfather, Bob Hough, was the PA Announcer for the AAA Spokane Indians, formerly affiliated with the Dodgers. 

Wednesday’s Veteran of the Game is U.S. Army National Guard Specialist Jasen Watts of Northridge. Watts served as an infantryman and was deployed to Iraq in 2005 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. While he was conducting a combat patrol, his vehicle was struck by an IED sustaining injuries that resulted in more than 12 surgeries. His numerous accolades include the Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart and Valorous Unit Award.

Tickets for games Monday through Wednesday against Colorado can be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets or by calling 866-DODGERS.

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