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Homestand Release: April 3 - April 11, 2018

April 3-4 vs. Seattle Mariners, April 6-8 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, April 9-11 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

TUES., APRIL 3 | 1:35 P.M. | SEATTLE MARINERS
BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, MLBN (out-of-market only)
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Chris Isaak
CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Presented by AT&T
CEREMONIAL FIRST TOSS: Congressman Jimmy Panetta - Presented by AT&T
GIVEAWAY - OPENING DAY CALENDAR - Presented by AT&T - First 40,000 fans

PROMOTION - OPENING DAY: The Giants will begin their 60th year in San Francisco, 136th in franchise history, and 19th season at AT&T Park when they host the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, April 3. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats no later than 12:45 p.m. for the Opening Day festivities. Ceremonies will feature the return of many Giants alumni who span all decades of San Francisco Giants baseball - from the first game played at Seals Stadium on April 15, 1958 to today. Players scheduled to participate include Hall of Famers Willie Mays and Willie McCovey, Vida Blue, Felipe Alou, Chris Speier, Joe Amalfitano, Dave Dravecky, Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow, Jeffrey Leonard, Kevin Mitchell, Robby Thompson, Marvin Benard, Robb Nen, Travis Ishikawa, Brian Johnson, Cody Ross, Jeremy Affeldt, Dusty Baker and Barry Bonds. Local favorite Chris Isaak will perform the National Anthem. The Giants will also honor the late San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee, who died unexpectedly in December. Past and present San Francisco mayors (The Honorable Art Agnos, Frank Jordan, Willie Brown, Gavin Newsom, London Breed and Mark Farrell) will join Mayor Lee's wife, Anita, for this very special on-field tribute.

TUES., APRIL 3 | 1:35 P.M. | SEATTLE MARINERS
BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, MLBN (out-of-market only)
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Chris Isaak
CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Presented by AT&T
CEREMONIAL FIRST TOSS: Congressman Jimmy Panetta - Presented by AT&T
GIVEAWAY - OPENING DAY CALENDAR - Presented by AT&T - First 40,000 fans

PROMOTION - OPENING DAY: The Giants will begin their 60th year in San Francisco, 136th in franchise history, and 19th season at AT&T Park when they host the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, April 3. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats no later than 12:45 p.m. for the Opening Day festivities. Ceremonies will feature the return of many Giants alumni who span all decades of San Francisco Giants baseball - from the first game played at Seals Stadium on April 15, 1958 to today. Players scheduled to participate include Hall of Famers Willie Mays and Willie McCovey, Vida Blue, Felipe Alou, Chris Speier, Joe Amalfitano, Dave Dravecky, Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow, Jeffrey Leonard, Kevin Mitchell, Robby Thompson, Marvin Benard, Robb Nen, Travis Ishikawa, Brian Johnson, Cody Ross, Jeremy Affeldt, Dusty Baker and Barry Bonds. Local favorite Chris Isaak will perform the National Anthem. The Giants will also honor the late San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee, who died unexpectedly in December. Past and present San Francisco mayors (The Honorable Art Agnos, Frank Jordan, Willie Brown, Gavin Newsom, London Breed and Mark Farrell) will join Mayor Lee's wife, Anita, for this very special on-field tribute.

OPENING DAY GATE TIMES: Gates will open 2.5 hours prior to first pitch at 11:05 a.m. Triples Alley and Gotham Club Gates will open 3 hours prior to first pitch at 10:35 a.m. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 12:45 p.m. for pre-game festivities.

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - GIANTS COMMUNITY FUND: The Giants Community Fund will have "Mystery Grab Bags" available for purchase. Each bag includes one premium item, such as an autographed ball or bobblehead, and several smaller promotional items. Bags will be sold pregame or until they sell out.

WED., APRIL 4 | 4:15 P.M. | SEATTLE MARINERS
BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA
NATIONAL ANTHEM: After Eight Singers
CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Presented by Giants Baseball Camps
GIVEAWAY - CUTCH22 T-SHIRT - Presented by Giants Baseball Camps - First 20,000 fans

PROMOTION - KID'S OPENING DAY: On Kid's Opening Day, with a start time of 4:15 p.m., kids will be involved in a number of game elements and features including kids take the field, Junior Announcer, kids game show, Seal-Ebrity ride, stealing second and leading the 7th Inning Stretch.

SPECIAL EVENT - COLLEGE NIGHT - STANFORD UNIVERSITY - Presented by AT&T: Students, alumni, and fans of Stanford University will join the Giants for Stanford Night at AT&T Park. With this special event ticket, fans will receive a limited-edition Stanford/Giants branded beanie. Additionally, a portion of all profits from this special event will go directly back to a Stanford-affiliated non-profit. *Fans must have a special event ticket to receive this item.

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - GIANTS COMMUNITY FUND: The Giants Community Fund will have "Mystery Grab Bags" available for purchase. Each bag includes one premium item, such as an autographed ball or bobblehead, and several smaller promotional items. Bags will be sold pregame or until they sell out.

KIDS RUN THE BASES - Presented by See's Candies: Kids 14 & under are invited to run the bases following Wednesday's game. Participants must exit the ballpark after the game and re-enter at the right field viewing portal from the Port Walk. After kids have finished running the bases, they will be directed out of the ballpark by event staff behind home plate.

FRI., APRIL 6 | 7:15 P.M. | LOS ANGELES DODGERS
BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC BAY AREA
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Petaluma Education Foundation
CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Presented by Altec Lansing
FIREWORKS NIGHT: Presented by Altec Lansing

SPECIAL EVENT - COLLEGE NIGHT - SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY: Students, alumni, and fans of SJSU will join the Giants for SJSU Night at AT&T Park. With this special event ticket, fans will receive a limited-edition SJSU/Giants branded beanie. Additionally, a portion of all profits from this special event will go directly back to a SJSU-affiliated non-profit. *Fans must have a special event ticket to receive this item.

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - EPISCOPAL COMMUNITY SERVICES: Episcopal Community Services (ECS) has provided essential services to homeless San Franciscans since 1982. ECS utilizes a holistic approach that addresses the multiple causes leading to homelessness.

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - GIANTS COMMUNITY FUND: The Giants Community Fund will have "Mystery Grab Bags" available for purchase. Each bag includes one premium item, such as an autographed ball or bobblehead, and several smaller promotional items. Bags will be sold pregame or until they sell out.

SAT., APRIL 7 | 1:05 P.M. | LOS ANGELES DODGERS
BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Dick Bright
CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Presented by AT&T
GIVEAWAY - 60TH ANNIVERSARY WILLIE MAYS
BOBBLEHEAD - Presented by AT&T - First 35,000 fans
GATE TIMES: All gates open two hours prior to gametime. *See notes section for additional information regarding new gate time policies for the 2018 season.

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - SAFE AND SOUND: Safe and Sound, previously the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center, has a mission to prevent child abuse and to reduce the devastating impact it has on children.

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - SAFE AND SOUND: Safe and Sound will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open until the 4th inning.

SUN., APRIL 8 | 1:05 P.M. | LOS ANGELES DODGERS
BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Jessica Johnson
CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Hailey Dawson - Presented by Bank of America
GIVEAWAY - GIANTS/DODGERS COLLECTORS
RIVALRY PIN - Presented by Bank of America - First 20,000 fans

SPECIAL EVENT - LITTLE LEAGUE DAY: Little League players from around the Bay Area will be at AT&T Park for a Giants Q&A session followed by a parade on the field. *Fans must have a special event ticket to participate.

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - CRISIS TEXT LINE: Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - CRISIS TEXT LINE: Representatives from Crisis Text Line will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open until the 4th inning.

KIDS RUN THE BASES - Presented by See's Candies: Kids 14 & under are invited to run the bases following Sunday's game. Participants must exit the ballpark after the game and re-enter at the right field viewing portal from the Port Walk. After kids have finished running the bases, they will be directed out of the ballpark by event staff behind home plate.

MON., APRIL 9 | 7:15 P.M. | ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Amy Nebeker
CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Pej Vahdat

SPECIAL EVENT - IRISH HERITAGE NIGHT: In partnership with Irish Immigration Pastoral Center: The Giants will host Irish Heritage Night at AT&T Park. This special event ticket package includes, a ticket to the game, admission to the Irish Heritage Night pre-game party in Seals Plaza from 5-7 p.m., and an Irish-themed Giants snapback cap. Cultural performers will be on display at the pre-game party and on-field prior to the game. Partial proceeds from all Irish Heritage Night special event tickets will benefit local Irish charities. *Fans must have a special event ticket to attend this event and receive this item.

SPECIAL EVENT - COLLEGE NIGHT - SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY: Students, alumni, and fans of SFSU will join the Giants for SFSU night at AT&T Park. With this special event ticket, fans will receive a limited-edition SFSU/Giants branded beanie. Additionally, a portion of all profits from this special event will go directly back to a SFSU-affiliated nonprofit. *Fans must have a special event ticket to receive this item.

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - DRAWBRIDGE: DrawBridge provides art programs for homeless and other vulnerable children in an environment that fosters their sense of joy, creativity and exuberance. They strive to promote the well-being and stability of family by creating a supportive community in which children help other children, establishing a lifetime of giving.

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - DRAWBRIDGE: Representatives from Drawbridge will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open through the 4th inning.

TUES., APRIL 10 | 7:15 P.M. | ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA+
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Montair Elementary

SPECIAL EVENT - COLLEGE NIGHT - UC BERKELEY - Presented by AT&T: Students, alumni, and fans of UC Berkeley will join the Giants for UC Berkeley Night at AT&T Park. With this special event ticket, fans will receive a limited-edition Cal/Giants branded beanie. Additionally, a portion of all profits from this special event will go directly back to a UC Berkeley-affiliated non-profit. *Fans must have a special event ticket to receive this item.

SPECIAL EVENT - CHINESE HERITAGE NIGHT: In partnership with SF Hep B Free: The Giants will host Chinese Heritage Night at AT&T Park. This special event ticket package includes a collector's-edition Giants-themed "Year of the Dog" figurine. Cultural performers will be on display on-field prior to the game. Partial proceeds from all Chinese Heritage Night special event tickets will benefit local Chinese charities. *Fans must have a special event ticket to receive this item.

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - SF HEP B FREE BAY AREA: San Francisco Hep B Free Bay Area is a public health campaign aimed at making San Francisco the first, hepatitis B and liver cancer-free, city in the nation. Founded in 2007, SF Hep B Free is in its 11th year of service to the community. Fans can learn more by visiting sfhepbfree.org.

COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE - SF HEP B FREE BAY AREA: Representatives from SF Hep B Free Bay Area will be in the Community Clubhouse, located on the Promenade Level behind Section 119, from the time gates open through the 4th inning.

WED., APRIL 11 | 12:45 P.M. | ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
BROADCASTS: KNBR 680AM, SPANISH RADIO KXZM 93.7FM, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Brandeis School

SPECIAL EVENT - HEALTHCARE APPRECIATION DAY: The Giants will celebrate Healthcare Appreciation Night to recognize healthcare workers.

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - EARTH DAY: The Giants work to make AT&T Park the "greenest" ballpark in the country with environmental stewardship being a top priority. As a LEED Gold certified facility, AT&T Park and the Giants continue to lead the industry with their greening efforts and programs having won nine MLB Green Glove Awards for waste diversion with more than 94% of their waste being diverted from going to landfill in 2017.

NOTES
PARKING NOTES
: From April 3-April 8, Giants Lot A parking will be permit-only. Fans will not be able to park in Lot A without a pre-purchased parking permit. Pier 48 will not be available for parking on any of the above dates. Fans are encouraged to take public transportation or park at Pier 30.

GATE TIMES: New for 2018, the Marina, O'Doul and Second and King Gates will open 90 minutes before game time. The main gates at Willie Mays Plaza (including the Suite Lobby and Field Club entrances) will continue to open two hours before game time. For those who are interested in catching batting practice or maximizing your time in the park, please use the Willie Mays Gate Entrances. During popular promotional giveaways, like bobbleheads and the Alaska Airlines 2-for-1 Voucher, all gates will open two hours before game time. Parking will continue to open three hours before game time.

RE-ENTRY POLICY: Please be aware of a change to our re-entry policy. In an effort to further ensure fan safety at AT&T Park, ballpark re-entry will not be allowed once the game begins. If you need to exit and reenter AT&T Park for reasons such as accessing your car, smoking, meeting others or personal needs, you must exit and re-enter before first pitch. Please plan accordingly as you will not be allowed re-entry once the game begins. This policy is consistent with many other sports venues and will allow us to create the safest environment we can for our fans.

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