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Marlins to host Play Ball Weekend, Nicaraguan Heritage Day, Sandlot Day and Bark at the Park during upcoming homestand

Miami Marlins will face the Milwaukee Brewers and Philadelphia Phillies from July 9-15

The Miami Marlins begin their final homestand of the first half of the 2018 season on Monday, with the opener of a three-game set against the Milwaukee Brewers. Following an off-day on Thursday, Miami will then host the Philadelphia Phillies for a three-game series, beginning on Friday, July 13. 

The highlights of the Marlins' upcoming homestand include:

The Miami Marlins begin their final homestand of the first half of the 2018 season on Monday, with the opener of a three-game set against the Milwaukee Brewers. Following an off-day on Thursday, Miami will then host the Philadelphia Phillies for a three-game series, beginning on Friday, July 13. 

The highlights of the Marlins' upcoming homestand include:

•    TIKD Salute & Serve Monday -- Monday, July 9 vs. the Brewers
•    Year of the Fan Sweepstakes, presented by AutoNation -- Tuesday, July 10 vs. the Brewers
•    Play Ball Weekend -- Friday-Sunday, July 13-15
o   Play Ball activities will take place each day over the weekend, beginning on Friday with a PLAY Clinic featuring Marlins pitcher Brett Graves, and culminating on Sunday with Marlins Play Catch Day.
•    Marlins Charity Partner Day -- Guitars Over Guns - Friday, July 13 vs. the Phillies
o   The second 2018 Charity Partner Day celebrates Guitars Over Guns, which will receive a $25,000 check during an in-game ceremony.
•    Nicaraguan Heritage Day -- Saturday, July 14 vs. the Phillies
o   Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/themes will receive an exclusive Nicaraguan heritage jersey and a meet-and-greet with Dennis "El Presidente" Martínez.
•    Bark at the Park, presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka -- Saturday, July 14 vs. the Phillies
•    Ham Porter Bobblehead Giveaway, powered by South Florida Ford -- Sunday, July 15 vs. the Phillies
•    Sandlot Day -- Sunday, July 15 vs. the Phillies
o   Day features exclusive Ham Porter and Squints bobbleheads and special appearances by cast members. 
•    Marlins Play Catch Day -- Sunday, July 15 vs. the Phillies
o   Ticket package will give fans an unforgettable experience, with the opportunity to play catch on the field prior to the game; proceeds benefit the Marlins Foundation.

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