Monday, May 6, 2013

Upcoming Series vs Diamondbacks - A Whole New Blue Shirt & Galaxy Night

What's going on at Dodger Stadium for three game series against the Arizona Diamonbacks?

Monday May 6 7:10pm Prime Ticket

Chris Capuano vs  Trevor Cahill 
 

Tiffany Hwang, a Los Angeles native and member of Korean girl group Girls’ Generation, will throw the ceremonial first pitch and meet Dodger pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu. Girls’ Generation is the #1 K-pop group in Asia and has played sold out concerts at Staples Center and Madison Square Garden.  The music video of their latest single, “I Got A Boy,” has more than 55 million views and was ranked #1 on Billboard’s World Album chart. Hwang will join Girls’ Generation this summer for a world tour. The national anthem will be performed by Danny Wirick, a sophomore at USC’s Thornton School of Music.

Monday’s Veteran of the Game is U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Coy Reyes who was born in Amman , Jordan and grew up in Guam. He served as an infantryman with the 3rd Battalion 5th Marines as a squad leader providing Iraq with counter-terrorism and peace-keeping support and was deployed on three combat tours to Iraq between 2003 and 2006. Reyes’ accolades include the Purple Heart and the Global War on Terrorism and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals.
 

Tuesday May 7 7:10 Prime Ticket

Josh Beckett vs Brandon McCarthy


On Tuesday, the Dodgers face the Diamondbacks at 7:10 p.m. The first 40,000 fans in attendance will receive a Dodger T-Shirt presented by Las Vegas. 

In honor of the 60th Anniversary of Roz Wyman’s historic election to the Los Angeles City Council and the Los Angeles City Council declaring May 7, 2013 as “Roz Wyman Day” in Los Angeles, Wyman will throw the first pitch.  The Dodgers will honor Wyman with a video presentation and members of the Los Angeles City Council join her on the field with the City’s declaration.  Wyman, the youngest person and second woman to be elected to the Los Angeles City Council, called for bringing Major League baseball to Los Angeles in her first campaign for City Council in 1953. As a member of the Los Angeles City Council, Wyman is credited with making Los Angeles a major league city by leading the City’s effort to bring the Dodgers to Los Angeles.  Today, Wyman is the only surviving person involved in negotiating with Walter O’Malley to bring the Dodgers from Brooklyn and build Dodger Stadium at Chavez Ravine.

Tuesday’s Veteran of the Game is U.S. Army Captain Megan O’Connor from Galesburg, Illinois. O’Connor enlisted in the Army in 1996 to become a medic and went on to Officer Candidate School where she became a Medical Service Corps Officer serving in both Iraq and Afghanistan as a Medical Operations and Plans Officer.  She currently serves in the Reserves. Among her accolades are the Army Commendation Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal and a National Defense Service Medal.
 

Wednesday May 8, 2013 7:10pm KCAL

Clayton Kershaw vs Wade Miley

Wednesday is Galaxy Night at Dodger Stadium (vs. AZ, 7:10 p.m.). LA Galaxy players scheduled to attend and participate in pregame ceremonies including a first pitch: Omar Gonzalez (USMNT), Todd Dunivant, Sean Franklin, Rafael Garcia, Chandler Hoffman, Greg Cochrane, Brian Rowe, Gyasi Zardes, Hector Jimenez, Colin Clark, Charlie Rugg, Kenny Walker, Kofi Opare, Oscar Sorto and Bryan Gaul. Fans that purchase tickets by visiting www.dodgers.com/galaxy will be able to get autographs from these players and pose for photos with the 2011 and 2012 MLS Cups. Each purchase includes a ticket in the All-You-Can-Eat Right Field Pavilion.

Wednesday’s Veteran of the Game is U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Rene Landeros of El Monte. Landeros enlisted in the Navy in 2006. He serves as a Damage Controlman with duties that include working with the Military Funeral Honors Details at Naval Air Station Lemoore.  He has served onboard the USS Ronald Reagan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and in Japan during Operation Tomodachi. His accolades include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, National Defense Medal and Humanitarian Medal.

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


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