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Braves Homestand Highlights June 5 - June 11

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES VS. ATLANTA BRAVES (June 5-8)


Monday, June 5 at 7:35 p.m.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES VS. ATLANTA BRAVES (June 5-8)


Monday, June 5 at 7:35 p.m.

· Kids Week: The Atlanta Braves will host a special week of activities at SunTrust Park to celebrate kids. From June 5-11, SunTrust Park and the Plaza will be activated with different activities and games for kids to participate in. The events inside SunTrust Park will only be accessible to ticket holders.

o Monday, June 5 - Kids Run the Bases presented by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Kids 14 and younger can line up at the Third Base Ramp and run the bases under the lights after the game. During the game, kids can also enjoy free face painting in Hope & Will's Sandlot. Game ticket required for participation.

· Braves Country Community Hero presented by SunTrust: Throughout the season, the Atlanta Braves and SunTrust will highlight Atlanta community members for their commitment to giving back and making a difference in the lives of others. Nathalie Silva-Sosa is the founder of a local nonprofit, Zoe Full of Life. Nathalie's local and international community outreach efforts have fed more than 500 homeless individuals in Atlanta, provided more than 500 toys for patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and raised thousands of dollars for orphanages in her family's home country of Mexico.

· Francoeur Joins FOX Sports: Fans can give a hearty Braves Country welcome to former outfielder Jeff Francoeur during his debut as an analyst on Braves LIVE!, originating from the FOX Sports set located on the Plaza. Hosted by Jerome Jurenovich, the 30-minute pregame show will start at 7p ET; postgame will immediately follow the conclusion of the game.

Tuesday, June 6 at 7:35 p.m.

· Kids Week: The Atlanta Braves will host a special week of activities at SunTrust Park to celebrate kids. From June 5-11, SunTrust Park and the Plaza will be activated with different activities and games for kids to participate in. The events inside SunTrust Park will only be accessible to ticket holders.

o Tuesday, June 6 - Kids-Only Press Conference

Come to the Georgia Power Pavilion by 6:15 p.m. and be a part of a press conference with current Braves players, available only to kids! The first 1,500 kids through the gates that night will also receive a $5 Academy Sports + Outdoors Gift Card. Kids-only press conference is open to all children; gift card giveaway requires game ticket and will be given to first 1,500 kids through the gates.

· PLAY Clinic presented by Mizuno: Promoting a Life of Activity for Youth is a public awareness campaign of the Professional Baseball Athletic Society, the Taylor Hootan Foundation, and Major League Baseball Charities. The PLAY Clinic presented by Mizuno educates youth on childhood obesity, promotes healthy living, and steroid education. On Tuesday, June 6, 80 youth baseball players from local leagues will attend the clinic at SunTrust Park. The Braves Head Athletic Trainer Jeff Porter and Assistant Athletic Trainer Jim Lovell will speak to the group on how to live an active and healthy life style. After the clinic, a Braves player will participate in a Q & A with the youth players and share his experiences about playing in the Major League and his youth experience.  

· First pitch: On Tuesday, June 6, Luke Terry will attend the Braves batting practice and throw out the first pitch. Terry is a middle-school catcher with one arm who has inspired many through his creativity and hard work as a member of the Cornersville Middle School Baseball Team in Tennessee.

· Junior Fire Marshal Day presented by The Hartford: Children attending this evening's game will receive a free Junior Fire Marshal helmet and fire safety educational guide. In addition, during a pregame ceremony, children will be encouraged to take part in the Junior Fire Marshal pledge about fire safety. The Hartford has deputized more than 110 million children since the company's Junior Fire Marshal program started in 1947. More information about the program can be found at thehartford.com/jfm.

· Francoeur on the FOX Sports Set: Before and after the game fans can join host Kelsey Wingert and analyst Jeff Francoeur for Braves LIVE!, originating from the FOX Sports set located on the Plaza. The 30-minute pregame show will start at 7p ET; postgame will immediately follow the conclusion of the game.

Wednesday, June 7 at 7:35 p.m.

· Kids Week: The Atlanta Braves will host a special week of activities at SunTrust Park to celebrate kids. From June 5-11, SunTrust Park and the Plaza will be activated with different activities and games for kids to participate in. The events inside SunTrust Park will only be accessible to ticket holders.

o Wednesday, June 7 - Pregame parade with Player High-fives

The first 1,000 kids 14 and younger can line up at the Third Base Ramp by 6:15 p.m. to participate in a pregame parade on the field, and high-five Braves players as the parade goes past the dugout. Game ticket required for participation.

· Summer Slugger Kickoff: The Atlanta Braves, Georgia Power, and EverFi are partnering to address summer learning loss among students through its academic math/reading interactive program the Atlanta Braves Summer Slugger Program. Summer Slugger is an MLB league-sanctioned, baseball-themed, digital learning course aimed to prevent the "summer side." Summer Slugger will offer elementary school students the opportunity to engage in a baseball themed, game-based learning experiences that reinforces key math and reading skills. The Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta and Atlanta Public School's Summer Programs will participate in the inaugural program. To kick off the Summer Slugger program, a Braves player will visit fourth and fifth grade students from the Atlanta Public School District's Cascade Elementary School during the day and participate in a Q & A session with the students and participate in the digital learning course.

· Francoeur on the FOX Sports Set: Before and after the game fans can join host Kelsey Wingert and analyst Jeff Francoeur for Braves LIVE!, originating from the FOX Sports set located on the plaza. The 30-minute pregame show will start at 7p ET; postgame will immediately follow the conclusion of the game.

Thursday, June 8 at 7:35 p.m.

· Kids Week: The Atlanta Braves will host a special week of activities at SunTrust Park to celebrate kids. From June 5-11, SunTrust Park and the Plaza will be activated with different activities and games for kids to participate in. The events inside SunTrust Park will only be accessible to ticket holders.

o Thursday, June 8 - Bat & Ball Combo Giveaway presented by Chevrolet
The first 5,000 kids ages 14 and younger through the gates will receive a Braves plastic bat & ball combo giveaway presented by Chevrolet. Game ticket required for participation and sets will be given to the first 5,000 kids through the gates.

· Jr. Braves Boys & Girls Club Youth Clinic: The Atlanta Braves will host a youth clinic at the Samuel L. Jones Boys & Girls Club the morning of June 8. More than 150 Jr. Braves participants will take part in field, hitting and pitching drills and enjoy a visit from a Braves player.

· Braves Block Party: Every Thursday home game, fans can come early to enjoy tailgate-style activities and live entertainment in the Plaza. On Thursday, June 8 fans can enjoy a performance by the band Radio Romance starting at 5:45 p.m.

NEW YORK METS VS. ATLANTA BRAVES (June 9-11)

Friday, June 9 at 7:35 p.m.

· PLAY BALL Weekend: As part of Kids Week, the Braves will celebrate PLAY BALL Weekend presented by Chevrolet and Scotts from June 9-11 with more kids activities. PLAY BALL Weekend is a league-wide effort by Major League Baseball and all 30 Clubs to engage young baseball fans and celebrate the continued support of youth participation in baseball and softball.

o Friday, June 9 - Play Ball Kids Play Day: From 2-4 p.m., kids 14 and younger can participate in a plastic bat and ball home run derby in the Plaza, and play games in Hope & Will's Sandlot for free. This event is open to all children, no game ticket required for either component.

· Bartolo Colon Bobblehead Giveaway presented by Coca-Cola: The first 20,000 fans will receive a Bartolo Colon Bobblehead presented by Coca-Cola.

· KSU Night Ticket Package: As part of the Atlanta Braves University Days, the Braves will celebrate Kennesaw State University students and alumni at SunTrust Park. Fans have the option of choosing from three ticket packages. For more information, visit www.braves.com/ksu.

· Braves Wives #LunchBag: The Braves Wives will be assembling lunches for the Must Ministries Summer Lunch Program. The Braves Wives will then distribute the lunches to children in the Cobb County area who participated in the reduced lunch program during the school year.

· Friday Night Fireworks presented by Georgia Lottery: Fans will be treated to a dazzling display of fireworks over SunTrust Park following every Friday home game throughout the season.

Saturday, June 10 at 6 p.m. *Please note updated game time for June 10 due to doubleheader

· PLAY BALL Weekend: As part of Kids Week, the Braves will celebrate PLAY BALL Weekend presented by Chevrolet and Scotts from June 9-11 with more kids activities. PLAY BALL Weekend is a league-wide effort by Major League Baseball and all 30 Clubs to engage young baseball fans and celebrate the continued support of youth participation in baseball and softball.

o Saturday, June 10 - Play Ball Tutorial with Braves Alumni: From 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Braves alumni will put on hitting, fielding and throwing demonstrations for kids in the Georgia Power Pavilion located on the Plaza. This event is open to all children, no game ticket required.

· Country Night: The Atlanta Braves will theme out the ballpark for Country Night during the second game of the doubleheader on June 10. Fans can enjoy special activities throughout the ballpark and in the Plaza before, during and after the game. Before the game, fans can stop by the Plaza to take part in a peach cobbler eating contest, sack races, horseshoes, face painting and more. Thomas Fountain will also perform on the Georgia Power Pavilion in the Plaza starting at 4:30 p.m. Following the game, the country fun continues with the first postgame concert at SunTrust Park featuring country sensation Jake Owen.

o Country Night Ticket Package: Fans can purchase the Country Night Ticket Package to guarantee the best spot in the house for the Jake Owen concert with a field pass to watch the concert from the infield. For more information, visit www.Braves.com/country.

· Jake Owen Postgame Concert presented by SunTrust Bank: Platinum-selling artist Jake Owen will perform a postgame concert on the field. Admission to the postgame concert is included with a game ticket. Fans can enjoy the concert from up close by purchasing a field pass. For more information, visit www.braves.com/jakeowen.

· Braves Country 5K presented by Mizuno: The Braves Country 5K will take fans through The Battery Atlanta and surrounding streets, before heading back to the ballpark to cross the finish line on the field. 5K registration includes an Atlanta Braves game ticket and a short-sleeve Mizuno shirt. For more information, visit www.braves.com/bravescountry5k

Sunday, June 11 at 1:35 p.m.

· PLAY BALL Weekend: As part of Kids Week, the Braves will celebrate PLAY BALL Weekend presented by Chevrolet and Scotts from June 9-11 with more kids activities. PLAY BALL Weekend is a league-wide effort by Major League Baseball and all 30 Clubs to engage young baseball fans and celebrate the continued support of youth participation in baseball and softball.

o Sunday, June 11 - Bat & Ball Combo Giveaway presented by Chevrolet: The first 5,000 kids ages 14 and younger through the gates will receive a Braves plastic bat & ball combo giveaway presented by Chevrolet. Game ticket required for participation and sets will be given to the first 5,000 kids through the gates.

· Alumni Sundays presented by Hyundai: Starting two hours before the game, fans can catch Braves alumni Denny Neagle, Alejandro Pena, Mike Devereaux and Jose Alvarez for autographs on the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage.

· Mascot Meet and Greet presented by Little Bites: On Sundays, fans will be treated to free Little Bites samples pregame in the Plaza while meeting the mascots.

· Kids Run the Bases presented by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta: On Sundays, kids 14 and under can line up and run around the bases at SunTrust Park just like the Braves. To participate, kids can line up at the third base ramp.

 
WEEKLY EVENTS

· Braves Walk: Before Friday, Saturday and Sunday games, the Atlanta Braves Heavy Hitters and Tomahawk Team will rally fans as they walk through The Battery Atlanta into the Plaza where they will perform a pregame Chop Rally.

· Mascot Meet and Greet presented by Little Bites: On Sundays, fans will be treated to free Little Bites samples pregame in the Plaza while meeting the mascots.

· Friday Night Fireworks presented by Georgia Lottery: Fans will be treated to a dazzling display of fireworks over SunTrust Park following every Friday home game throughout the season.

· Alumni Sundays presented by Hyundai: Starting two hours before the game, fans can catch Braves alumni for autographs on the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage.

· Hometown Hero: On Sundays, the Braves will honor a local military member during the game.

· Kids Run the Bases presented by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta: On Sundays, kids 14 and under can line up and run around the bases at SunTrust Park just like the Braves. To participate, kids can line up at the third base ramp.

· 7th inning stretch: On Sundays, Timothy Miller of the Atlanta Opera will perform God Bless America.

SEASON-LONG TICKET OFFERS

· Coca-Cola $12 Tuesdays: Vista Reserved tickets are available for only $12 every Tuesday.

· College Night Discount: College students receive $10 off seats in the Home Run Porch on Thursdays (with valid id). www.Braves.com/college

· Military Discount: Available every home game, the military discount includes $10 off seats in the Home Run Porch or 50% off seats in the Grandstand Reserve (with valid id). www.Braves.com/military.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

· MLB.com Ballpark app: Fans visiting SunTrust Park this season can connect with their Atlanta Braves using the FREE MLB.com Ballpark app, available for iPhone and Android users. Visit http://www.braves.com/ballpark to download today!

· Braves FanBeat presented by Georgia Lottery: During home games, fans can visit the MLB.com Ballpark app to play along in a real-time predictive gaming and trivia experience. Fans submit their answer during breaks in the action, and then watch the play unfold to see if they were correct. With every correct answer, points are earned for prizes that can be redeemed at Guest Services located outside Section 111 on the lower level of SunTrust Park.

· Braves VIP Experience: The ultimate "behind-the-scenes" experience at SunTrust Park - including an exclusive pregame tour, access to batting practice on the field, personalized LED scoreboard message, parking pass and VIP gift bag. Optional upgrades are available for a personalized jersey, visit from the mascot and an autographed player photo. For more information visit www.Braves.com/vip.

· 50/50 Raffle: Support the Atlanta Braves Foundation by purchasing 50/50 raffle tickets at every Braves home game. Tickets start at $5 and can be purchased from sellers in yellow aprons from the time gates open until the end of the sixth inning. The winning number will be announced in the 8th inning on the Left Field Caption Board. Fifty percent of the net proceeds from the game's raffle ticket sales will go to one lucky fan and the other half will benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation. Prize claims are made at Guest Relations (Section 111) or by calling 404-614-1550. For more information, visit braves.com/5050raffle. All prize claims must be made within thirty (30) days of the raffle.

· Seat Upgrades: Upgrades are available to all fans starting at first pitch through the MLB.com Ballpark app. A List Members will receive a discount as well as early access beginning 30 minutes prior to first pitch.

 

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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