Monday, July 29, 2013

Upcoming Series vs Yankees - Mariano Rivera Tribute, Hello Kitty, Mr. Chow, Tickets

What's going on at Dodger Stadium for the two game series against the New York Yankees?

Radio Korea KMPC 1540 AM will broadcast the Yankees series. The Dodgers will have a Spanish-language TV broadcast on Wednesday. PRIME TICKET’s Spanish-language TV broadcast features Dodger broadcaster Jorge Jarrín and longtime Dodger Manny Mota. PRIME TICKET’s Spanish-language TV productions include play-by-play, graphics, player interviews and more.  Fans can access these games on these providers: Time Warner LA - 858 Digital LO “Time Warner Cable Special Programs,” Orange County - 84 (Cox TV Essential) and 410 (Latino Pak), Palos Verdes - 84 (Cox TV Essential) and 422 (Latino Pak), Santa Barbara - 84 (Cox TV Essential) and 422 (Latino Pak), Las Vegas - 98 (Cox) and Bright House Bakersfield- 632 (Sports en Español).

Petros & Money, heard weekdays on Dodgers Radio AM 570 Fox Sports LA,  will be broadcasting live from the PRIME TICKET 3rd base side club tomorrow and Wednesday.

Auto and stadium gates open early at 5:10 p.m for both games.

The Dodgers and Sanrio are launching exclusive Hello Kitty co-branded merchandise that will be available starting tomorrow at all official team stores at Dodger Stadium. These items will include Hello Kitty stickers ($4), pin ($10), plush mascot ($12), keychain ($15), coin purse ($21), pouch ($23), sunglasses ($25), cap ($34), plush ($35), phone case ($40), Kids Tee ($40), Girls Tee ($40), Tote bag ($57) and women’s hoodie ($92).

Tuesday July 30 7:10pm KCAL 9

 Zack Greinke vs Andy Pettitte

A special ceremonial first pitch is planned and Andy Grammer, producer, singer and songwriter signed to S-Curve Records, will sing the national anthem.

Comedian and actor Ken Jeong, best known as “Mr. Chow” in the Hangover trilogy and “Senor Chang” on NBC’s Community, will read the Dodgers’ starting lineup.

Veteran of the Game is U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Patti Taylor of Cranesville, NY. Taylor enlisted in 1964, was trained in Combat Medicine and served in numerous army installations throughout the country. She was deployed to Vietnam and served in support of Operation Desert Storm/Shield, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Taylor is currently a volunteer nurse for Operation Mend at UCLA where wounded service members are brought for reconstructive and functional surgeries due to injuries sustained while deployed. Taylor’s accolades include two Army Achievement Medals and the Army Commendation Medal.

Wednesday July 31 7:10pm Prime Ticket

Clayton Kershaw vs Hiroki Kuroda

A special ceremonial first pitch is planned and Nicole Scherzinger, singer, actress and television personality with more than 10 million albums sold as a solo artist and lead member of the Pussycat dolls, will sing the national anthem. Scherzinger is currently a judge on the X Factor UK and is in the studio recording. Actor and producer Samuel L. Jackson, who has appeared in more than 100 films including various Quentin Tarantino cult classics, will read the Dodgers’ starting lineup.

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, in his 19th and final season with the Yankees, has embarked on a farewell tour this season in which he has asked to meet with those behind-the-scenes, including longtime employees and fans that are integral to the game off the field. Upon his third and final trip to Chavez Ravine, Rivera will hold a meeting with a select group at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday. Additionally, his final season has included on-field ceremonies and tributes at each ballpark the Yankees visit. The Dodgers will honor Rivera on the field prior to Wednesday’s game.

Wednesday’s Veteran of the Game is U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Patryck Stanwood of West Hills. Stanwood enlisted in 2005 and has served at Camp Pendleton, CA and Kaneohe, HI and was deployed to Afghanistan, Kuwait, Jordan and Australia. He was trained as an Embarkation Chief, was recently honorably discharged from the Marine Corps and is now pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Business Management at Cal State Northridge. Stanwood’s accolades include the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the NATO Medal – ISAF Afghanistan.

Limited tickets for games against the Yankees tomorrow and Wednesday can be purchased by visiting or by calling 866-DODGERS.

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