Monday, August 26, 2013

Upcoming Series vs Cubs - Chicago Dog, Monday Bobblehead, Candace Parker

What's going on at Dodger Stadium for the three game series against the Chicago Cubs?

For the Dodgers’ series against Chicago, Levy Restaurants will offer a special extreme loaded dog, the Chicago Dog. The Chicago Dog is an all-beef Dodger Dog on a poppy seed bun, topped off with tomato slices, sport peppers, a dill pickle spear, neon relish, yellow mustard and celery salt and is available at extreme loaded dog concession stands throughout the stadium.

Today and Wednesday, the Dodgers will have a Spanish-language TV broadcast. 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).

Monday August 26 7:10pm Prime Ticket

Zack Greinke vs Jake Arrieta

“Law & Order” Special Victims Unit,” “Man of Steel” and “42” actor Christopher Meloni will throw a ceremonial first pitch.

Veteran of the Game is U.S. Navy Petty Officer First Class Daniel Ellis of Los Angeles. Ellis is trained as a Damage Controlman First Class. He is a shipboard firefighter and chemical, biological and radiological defense specialist.  Ellis has served onboard several ships and has completed five deployments to the Western Pacific and Northern Arabian Gulf in support of the Global War on Terrorism. He is currently attending school at the Surface Warfare Officer’s School and will report to the USS Spruance in San Diego upon completion. Ellis’ accolades include five Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals and two Humanitarian Medals. 

Tuesday August 27 7:10pm KCAL

Clayton Kershaw vs Travis Wood 

The first 50,000 fans in attendance will receive a Rick Monday “Flag Saving” Bobblehead presented by San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino. Auto and stadium gates open early at 5:10 p.m. 

Singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer Cee Lo Green, also of “The Voice,” will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Cee Lo is a member of hip-hop group, The Goodie Mob, who were recently inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Their new album, “Age Against the Machine” is now available on iTunes and stores. Kristen Alderson, 2013 EMMY award winner for “Outstanding Younger Actress on a Drama Series: for her work as Starr on “General Hospital,” will sing the national anthem.

Monday will be signing his recently released Sports Publishing book, Tales from the Los Angeles Dodgers Dugout, in the Top of the Park Store from the first pitch to the third inning.

Tuesday’s Veteran of the Game is U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Cedric King of Norlina, NC. King is a member of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division.  He has served one deployment in Iraq and two in Afghanistan. He is a Purple Heart Recipient for injuries he sustained during his second tour to Afghanistan when he was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device causing the loss of both of his legs and functionality of part of his foreman. He is currently undergoing treatment at the Walter Reed Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

Wednesday August 28 12:10pm Prime Ticket

Ricky Nolasco vs Edwin Jackson 

Sparks star Candace Parker will throw the ceremonial first pitch and she will be joined by her teammates in officially starting the game with “It’s time for Dodger baseball!” Sportswriter Jim Murray’s widow Linda McCoy Murray will throw an honorary first pitch on behalf of The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation (JMMF). Warner Bros. Pictures “Getaway” director Courtney Solomon will also throw a first pitch. Elena Sogard, 11 year-old niece of former Dodger Steve Sax, will sing the national anthem.

Wednesday’s Veteran of the Game is U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha of Lake City. He is a former member of the U.S. Army and served with the 61st Cavalry Regiment 4th Infantry Division. Romesha has completed two tours to Iraq and one tour to Afghanistan. In 2009, while in the Kamdesh District of Afghanistan, he was part of the Battle of Kamdesh, a three-hour fight against the Taliban. Despite being injured, he held direct air strikes that resulted in 30 Taliban being killed. In addition to a Purple Heart, he was award the Medal of Honor by President Obama in 2013.

Tickets for games against the Cubs can be purchased by visiting or by calling 866-DODGERS. Limited tickets are available for Tuesday’s game.


Sinatra Dodger Fan said...

Hi Roberto,

With all the L.A. County Fair commercials popping up, will there be a dodger day this year? It was really fun going from '09-11. I know they didn't have the event last year. Please let us know and thanks for the hard work and everything you do to make this into a great blog.

Roberto Baly said...

It doesn't look like. I will email to confirm. Thanks for reading! :)