ATLANTA -- Ronald Acuna Jr. and Freddie Freeman are among those scheduled to attend Chop Fest on Saturday at SunTrust Park, a free event that provides fans a chance to interact with their favorite Braves players, coaches, alumni and personalities.Acuna, Freeman, Ozzie Albies, Ender Inciarte and Dansby Swanson will unveil the
ATLANTA -- Ronald Acuna Jr. and Freddie Freeman are among those scheduled to attend Chop Fest on Saturday at SunTrust Park, a free event that provides fans a chance to interact with their favorite Braves players, coaches, alumni and personalities.
Acuna, Freeman, Ozzie Albies, Ender Inciarte and Dansby Swanson will unveil the refreshed uniforms for the 2019 season inside LIVE! at The Battery Atlanta at 11:30 a.m. This stands as just one of the many events aimed toward providing fans a chance to see, listen to and learn from members of the Braves' organization.
Parking is free during Chop Fest hours (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) in the Red Deck, Green Deck, Purple Deck, Delta Deck, Braves Lot 29, Braves Lot 9 and Braves Lot 11.
All information can be found at www.braves.com/chopfest. The MLB Ballpark App will have a complete list of all activities, including player schedules, and it will continue to be updated throughout the day.
Here is what will be available during this year's Chop Fest:
On-stage activities (Unless noted, all activities at the Konica Minolta Conference Center, located inside the stadium)
10:30 a.m.: Braves fashion show with manager Brian Snitker, Charlie Culberson and their family members to showcase the latest styles available from the Braves' retail department
11:30 a.m.: Uniform unveil with Acuna, Freeman, Albies, Inciarte, Swanson (LIVE! at The Battery)
12:30 p.m.: Q&A with Acuna (National League Rookie of the Year Award winner) and Snitker (NL Manager of the Year Award winner)
1:30 p.m.: Panel with the 2019 coaching staff (Konica Minolta Conference Center)
2:30 p.m.: Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos gives his state of the team address at the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage (located in the Plaza at The Battery)
3:30 p.m.: Los Bravos bilingual Q&A
4:30 p.m.: Pitching 101 panel
On-field activities (Located on SunTrust Park's infield)
10-11 a.m. and 5-6 p.m.: Everyone runs the bases
11 a.m. and 3 p.m.: Hitting clinic with Braves players and coaches
11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.: Baserunning clinic
12 p.m. and 4 p.m.: Pitching clinic
12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.: Fielding clinic
Photo stations (Various players will visit throughout the day)
• Station A: Coors Light Below The Chop (entrance inside the Chop House Gate)
• Station B: Home dugout (entrance from Section 14 of the lower level)
• Station C: INFINITI Club (located near the Chop Fest Gaming Center on Terrace Level)
• Station D: Xfinity Rooftop (located on the upper level of the ballpark)
Available with select players for a fee. Passes can be purchased in advance at www.braves.com/chopfest.
• Stick ball will be located in Power Alley at The Battery
• Latino players will visit the station throughout the day
• Salsambo Studio dancers will perform salsa and bachata
• Photo station with various Latin flags and other props
Mark Bowman has covered the Braves for MLB.com since 2001.