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Padres statements on the passing of Don Welke

Statement from San Diego Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler and General Partner Peter Seidler:

"We are extremely saddened by the passing of our dear friend Don Welke. He was a legend in the baseball world and an invaluable member of the Padres front office. Don was a super scout and a super guy, and we will miss him greatly."

Statement from San Diego Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler and General Partner Peter Seidler:

"We are extremely saddened by the passing of our dear friend Don Welke. He was a legend in the baseball world and an invaluable member of the Padres front office. Don was a super scout and a super guy, and we will miss him greatly."

Statement from San Diego Padres Executive Vice President & General Manager A.J. Preller:

"Don had a tremendous career in baseball, both as a talent evaluator and in the relationships that he built. He was a visionary who knew and loved baseball, and he shared that knowledge and passion with me and countless other scouts throughout his five decades in the game. Beyond his accomplishments, Don was a loyal and generous friend. Everyone whose lives he touched were better for having known him."

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Parking, Transportation and Security Advisory for Concerts at Petco Park this Weekend

Details for Saturday's Eagles and Zac Brown Band, Sunday's Def Leppard and Journey Concerts

SAN DIEGO - Petco Park today issued a parking, transportation and security advisory for Saturday night's The Eagles and Zac Brown Band concert and for Sunday's Def Leppard and Journey concert. With a sellout crowd expected, concert guests are strongly encouraged to arrive downtown early and enjoy one of the many restaurants and bars in the area. Parking lots will open at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, with gates opening at 3:00 p.m. and the opening act, The Doobie Brothers, taking the stage at approximately 5:15 p.m. On Sunday, the parking lots will also open at 12:00 p.m., with the gates opening at 4:30 p.m. and the opening act, Cheap Trick, taking the stage at approximately 6:15 p.m.
 
Please note: standard Petco Park security screening measures will be in effect. All guests must be screened via metal detectors prior to entry. Guests will be asked to divest themselves of cell phones, cameras, sunglass cases and other large metal objects before passing through the metal detectors and proceeding to turnstiles. Guests will NOT be asked to remove their belts, shoes, jackets, wallets or coins before passing through the metal detector. An alternate method of screening will be provided for guests with strollers, guests in wheelchairs, and those with medical devices that set off metal detectors. Re-entry will not be permitted for these events.
 
Guests are encouraged to arrive early to minimize potential wait times. Entrances include the Home Plate Gate, Park Blvd Gate, East Village Gate and Gaslamp Gate. Please reference the attached Petco Park Concert entrance map for additional entry points.
 
Guests who choose to drive should pre-purchase reserved parking permits to guarantee their parking space. Parking is limited and will sell out. A link to purchase parking permits at ballpark-adjacent lots is available here and here.  
 
Outside of ballpark-adjacent lots, more than 2,500 parking spaces will be available at the 707 Broadway Garage, Horton Plaza Garage, Convention Center and Hilton Bayfront Garages on Harbor Drive. To access these garages, use the Front Street exit from I-5 South, or the Cesar Chavez Parkway Exit from I-5 North. Additional downtown parking information is available here.
 
To avoid additional traffic delays, concert guests should consider utilizing public transportation. Metropolitan Transit System will run additional special event trolley service to and from downtown on Saturday and Sunday. Park and ride locations with free parking are located along trolley lines, however free parking will not be available at SDCCU Stadium on Saturday due to a San Diego State football game. All three trolley lines will run extra post-concert service, with final departures approximately 60 minutes after the concert ends. For additional information, visit here. Guests can also Uber and utilize a designated ridesharing pickup and drop off zone located on Park Blvd. near the Convention Center.
 
North County Transit District Coaster trains with service to downtown will depart Oceanside at 2:00 p.m., 3:33 p.m., 5:21 p.m. and 6:25 p.m. on Saturday and 2:00 p.m. and 5:21 p.m. on Sunday. The Coaster also will offer return northbound trains each day leaving from Santa Fe Depot at 12:30 a.m. RegionPlus Day Fares include free trolley transfers.
 
Bags and backpacks no larger than 16" x 16" x 8" will be permitted. All bags, including purses, will continue to be subject to search for prohibited items upon entry to Petco Park. Standard Petco Park entry policies apply for The Eagles, Def Leppard and Journey concerts, with a few exceptions: professional cameras and video recording devices are prohibited, including GoPro cameras. Tripods and selfie sticks are prohibited. Phones and small non-professional cameras will be allowed. Banners, signs and flags must be smaller than 18" x 24". Re-entry is not permitted for this event. Use of drones in or around Petco Park is prohibited by law. For additional information on parking and other details, visit here or here.   

SAN DIEGO - Petco Park today issued a parking, transportation and security advisory for Saturday night's The Eagles and Zac Brown Band concert and for Sunday's Def Leppard and Journey concert. With a sellout crowd expected, concert guests are strongly encouraged to arrive downtown early and enjoy one of the many restaurants and bars in the area. Parking lots will open at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, with gates opening at 3:00 p.m. and the opening act, The Doobie Brothers, taking the stage at approximately 5:15 p.m. On Sunday, the parking lots will also open at 12:00 p.m., with the gates opening at 4:30 p.m. and the opening act, Cheap Trick, taking the stage at approximately 6:15 p.m.
 
Please note: standard Petco Park security screening measures will be in effect. All guests must be screened via metal detectors prior to entry. Guests will be asked to divest themselves of cell phones, cameras, sunglass cases and other large metal objects before passing through the metal detectors and proceeding to turnstiles. Guests will NOT be asked to remove their belts, shoes, jackets, wallets or coins before passing through the metal detector. An alternate method of screening will be provided for guests with strollers, guests in wheelchairs, and those with medical devices that set off metal detectors. Re-entry will not be permitted for these events.
 
Guests are encouraged to arrive early to minimize potential wait times. Entrances include the Home Plate Gate, Park Blvd Gate, East Village Gate and Gaslamp Gate. Please reference the attached Petco Park Concert entrance map for additional entry points.
 
Guests who choose to drive should pre-purchase reserved parking permits to guarantee their parking space. Parking is limited and will sell out. A link to purchase parking permits at ballpark-adjacent lots is available here and here.  
 
Outside of ballpark-adjacent lots, more than 2,500 parking spaces will be available at the 707 Broadway Garage, Horton Plaza Garage, Convention Center and Hilton Bayfront Garages on Harbor Drive. To access these garages, use the Front Street exit from I-5 South, or the Cesar Chavez Parkway Exit from I-5 North. Additional downtown parking information is available here.
 
To avoid additional traffic delays, concert guests should consider utilizing public transportation. Metropolitan Transit System will run additional special event trolley service to and from downtown on Saturday and Sunday. Park and ride locations with free parking are located along trolley lines, however free parking will not be available at SDCCU Stadium on Saturday due to a San Diego State football game. All three trolley lines will run extra post-concert service, with final departures approximately 60 minutes after the concert ends. For additional information, visit here. Guests can also Uber and utilize a designated ridesharing pickup and drop off zone located on Park Blvd. near the Convention Center.
 
North County Transit District Coaster trains with service to downtown will depart Oceanside at 2:00 p.m., 3:33 p.m., 5:21 p.m. and 6:25 p.m. on Saturday and 2:00 p.m. and 5:21 p.m. on Sunday. The Coaster also will offer return northbound trains each day leaving from Santa Fe Depot at 12:30 a.m. RegionPlus Day Fares include free trolley transfers.
 
Bags and backpacks no larger than 16" x 16" x 8" will be permitted. All bags, including purses, will continue to be subject to search for prohibited items upon entry to Petco Park. Standard Petco Park entry policies apply for The Eagles, Def Leppard and Journey concerts, with a few exceptions: professional cameras and video recording devices are prohibited, including GoPro cameras. Tripods and selfie sticks are prohibited. Phones and small non-professional cameras will be allowed. Banners, signs and flags must be smaller than 18" x 24". Re-entry is not permitted for this event. Use of drones in or around Petco Park is prohibited by law. For additional information on parking and other details, visit here or here.   

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Padres to Host Rangers and Giants for 12th Homestand of the 2018 Season

Homestand No. 12 at a Glance
Padres vs. Rangers - Fri, September 14, 7:10 p.m.
Hispanic Heritage Weekend
Fiesta in the Park (Verizon)
Theme Game: Dia de los Muertos Bobblehead
Roberto Clemente Award nominee pregame ceremony
Healthcare Professionals Weekend (Sharp Mary Birch)
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Fan Rewards Month (Donovan's Steak & Chop House)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
 
Padres vs. Rangers - Sat, September 15, 5:40 p.m.
Backpack Cooler (Mission Federal Credit Union)
Hispanic Heritage Night & "El Grito" postgame ceremony
Theme Game: Dia de los Muertos Bobblehead
7th Annual Comunidad Awards pregame ceremony
Healthcare Professionals Weekend (Sharp Mary Birch)
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycaun Golf Resort)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Postgame Fireworks (T-Mobile)
 
Padres vs. Rangers - Sun, September 16, 1:10 p.m.
Domingos Padres: Mexican Independence Day (Del Real Foods)
Theme Game: Dia de los Muertos Bobblehead
Baja Little League Day
Military Appreciation Day
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Run the Bases
Healthcare Professionals Weekend (Sharp Mary Birch)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
 
Padres vs. Giants - Mon, September 17, 7:10 p.m.
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Padres Volunteer Team and SDG&E recognition pregame ceremony
 
Padres vs. Giants - Tue, September 18, 7:10 p.m.
Theme Game: University of San Diego Night
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Taco Tuesday
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
RBI/Masons4Mitts pregame ceremony
 
Padres vs. Giants - Wed, September 19, 6:10 p.m.
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
 
 
San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers - Friday, September 14 @ 7:10 p.m.

 
The Padres return home from their 11th road trip of the season, an 11-day eight-game trip, for their 12th homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants. Action begins tonight with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Rangers.
 
Hispanic Heritage Weekend at Petco Park begins on Friday to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and the independence of various Latin American countries. Friday's elements include:
-Fiesta in the Park presented by Verizon, which includes authentic drink special and complimentary food samples by Del Real Foods at Park at the Park and live entertainment featuring a variety of Spanish music and flamenco dance performances. The fiesta begins at 4:30 p.m.
-Fans can purchase a special Hispanic Heritage Weekend ticket package, which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed Dia de los Muertos bobblehead, available to the first 1,500 fans who purchase the dedicated Hispanic Heritage Weekend theme game package, while supplies last.
-Paola Avila, VP of International Business Affairs for the San Diego Regional Chamber will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch during Friday's pregame ceremonies.
-For more information about Hispanic Heritage Weekend, or to purchase the ticket package, please visit here.
 
Prior to the game on Friday Clayton Richard will be honored as the Padres' nominee for the 2018 Roberto Clemente Award for his work in representing the game of baseball through sportsmanship, community involvement and positive contributions, both on and off the field.
 
Healthcare Professionals Weekend presented by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns will also begin on Friday, featuring:
-The first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Healthcare Professionals Weekend ticket package will receive a pair of limited-edition Padres-themed non-skid socks. For more information, or to purchase a ticket package, fans can visit here.
-Healthcare professionals from Sharp Mary Birch will be recognized during Friday's pregame ceremonies.
 
Beginning on Friday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Fan Rewards Month presented by Donovan's Steak and Chop House continues on Friday and will run through the end of September, featuring a variety of activities to thank Padres fans for their support. Fans are encouraged to download the MLB Ballpark app and enable check-in offers for the chance to win prizes. During every Padres home game, fans will be treated to special offers, prizes, VIP experiences, seat upgrades and more.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Friday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Grab Bag Weekend begins Friday and will continue through Sunday. Past theme game items from 2018 will be available with each ticket purchased through the theme game ticket link here. Fans will have the option to select one item at their time of purchase, and all items will be available for purchase on the day of the game for $10 or $15. Items are subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers - Saturday, September 15 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance on Saturday will receive a Backpack Cooler presented by Mission Federal Credit Union.
 
Hispanic Heritage Weekend continues Saturday with Hispanic Heritage Night, featuring:
-Fans can purchase a special Hispanic Heritage Weekend ticket package, which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed Dia de los Muertos bobblehead, available to the first 1,500 fans who purchase the dedicated Hispanic Heritage Weekend theme game package, while supplies last.
-A special pregame ceremony announcing the recipients of the 7th annual Comunidad Awards, which recognize and pay tribute to individuals or organizations whose work has made a positive impact on those who live and work in San Diego's Hispanic Community.
-Marcela Celorio, Ambassador of the Consul General of Mexico in San Diego, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Saturday's game.
-Salsa dancers will perform in Park at the Park as part of the festivities along with authentic drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Foods.
-For more information about Hispanic Heritage Weekend, or to purchase the ticket package, please visit here.
 
Healthcare Professionals Weekend presented by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns will continue Saturday, featuring:
-The first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Healthcare Professionals Weekend ticket package will receive a pair of limited-edition Padres-themed non-skid socks. For more information, or to purchase a ticket package, fans can visit here.
 
Continuing on Saturday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Saturday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Grab Bag Weekend at Petco Park continues on Saturday. Past theme game items from 2018 will be available with each ticket purchased through the theme game ticket link here. Fans will have the option to select one item at their time of purchase, and all items will be available for purchase on the day of the game for $10 or $15. Items are subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Following the game, fans are encouraged to stick around for a special "El Grito" postgame ceremony before enjoying a Hispanic-themed Postgame Fireworks Show presented by T-Mobile set to the music of popular Spanish musical artists.
 
 
San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers - Sunday, September 16 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
Hispanic Heritage Weekend wraps up on Sunday as the Padres celebrate Mexican Independence Day with Domingos Padres supported by Del Real Foods. Elements include:
-Kids activities, dance performances, authentic drink specials and complimentary food samples by Del Real Foods pregame in Park at the Park.
-Fans can purchase a special Hispanic Heritage Weekend ticket package, which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed Dia de los Muertos bobblehead, available to the first 1,500 fans who purchase the dedicated Hispanic Heritage Weekend theme game package, while supplies last.
-Little leaguers from the Baja region will participate in a pregame on-field salute as part of Baja Little League Day, in addition to a postgame Q&A session with a Spanish-speaking Padres player.
-A mariachi band will perform the National Anthem prior to Sunday's game.
-For more information about Hispanic Heritage Weekend, or to purchase the ticket package, please visit here.
 
Sunday will serve as Military Appreciation Day. Elements of the day include:
-Sunday's Color Guard will be the USS Theodore Roosevelt Color Guard.
-Corporal Kira Lavine, participant in the upcoming Invictus Games, from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at MCAS Miramar will be the Ceremonial Bell Ringer.
-Colonel Charles B. Dockery, Commanding Officer of MCAS Miramar, will throw Sunday's Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Sergeant Chipp Corderman from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing of MCAS Miramar will perform God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine naval aviators from the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
 
Continuing on Sunday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Kids Run the Bases activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:30 a.m.
-From 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street. Compadres Kids members will receive front-of-the-line privileges by lining up at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
 
Healthcare Professionals Weekend presented by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns will conclude on Sunday, featuring:
-The first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Healthcare Professionals Weekend ticket package will receive a pair of limited-edition Padres-themed non-skid socks. For more information, or to purchase a ticket package, fans can visit here.
 
Grab Bag Weekend at Petco Park concludes on Sunday. Past theme game items from 2018 will be available with each ticket purchased through the theme game ticket link here. Fans will have the option to select one item at their time of purchase, and all items will be available for purchase on the day of the game for $10 or $15. Items are subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Monday, September 17 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Continuing on Monday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Monday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with the opportunity to choose from an assortment of giveaway items, available on a first-come, first-served basis, for fans who purchase the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket package.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The Padres Volunteer Team and representatives from SDG&E will be recognized during a warning track salute as part of the pregame ceremonies for assisting with the beach clean-up for "I Love a Clean San Diego."
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Tuesday, September 18 @ 7:10 p.m.

 
Tuesday is University of San Diego Night at Petco Park, with elements including:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed USD hat, available to the first 750 fans who purchase the dedicated USD Night ticket package. For more information, or to purchase a ticket package, fans can visit here.
-A representative from the University of San Diego will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-USD Head Football Coach, Dale Lindsey, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Tuesday's game.
 
Continuing on Tuesday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30 Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
The final Taco Tuesday of 2018 takes place Tuesday and features Petco Park's favorite local tacos at a special price. For only $2.50, fans can choose from a variety of taco options at Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill (section 117 location), Carnitas' Snack Shack, Wonderland Ocean Pub, Lucha Libre, Miguel's, Seaside Market and Brigantine.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Tuesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Following Tuesday's game, kids 14 and under with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Over 500 RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) participants and representatives from presenting sponsor Mission Federal Credit Union will take part in a warning track salute prior to Tuesday's game. Representatives from the Masons of California will also be on hand to present a check to the Padres for the Mason4Mitts program, which provides baseball mitts for underserved youth in the San Diego community.
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Wednesday, September 19 @ 6:10 p.m.

 
Continuing on Wednesday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Kids with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket will have exclusive access to face painters available in Park at the Park from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.

Homestand No. 12 at a Glance
Padres vs. Rangers - Fri, September 14, 7:10 p.m.
Hispanic Heritage Weekend
Fiesta in the Park (Verizon)
Theme Game: Dia de los Muertos Bobblehead
Roberto Clemente Award nominee pregame ceremony
Healthcare Professionals Weekend (Sharp Mary Birch)
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Fan Rewards Month (Donovan's Steak & Chop House)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
 
Padres vs. Rangers - Sat, September 15, 5:40 p.m.
Backpack Cooler (Mission Federal Credit Union)
Hispanic Heritage Night & "El Grito" postgame ceremony
Theme Game: Dia de los Muertos Bobblehead
7th Annual Comunidad Awards pregame ceremony
Healthcare Professionals Weekend (Sharp Mary Birch)
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycaun Golf Resort)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Postgame Fireworks (T-Mobile)
 
Padres vs. Rangers - Sun, September 16, 1:10 p.m.
Domingos Padres: Mexican Independence Day (Del Real Foods)
Theme Game: Dia de los Muertos Bobblehead
Baja Little League Day
Military Appreciation Day
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Run the Bases
Healthcare Professionals Weekend (Sharp Mary Birch)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
 
Padres vs. Giants - Mon, September 17, 7:10 p.m.
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Padres Volunteer Team and SDG&E recognition pregame ceremony
 
Padres vs. Giants - Tue, September 18, 7:10 p.m.
Theme Game: University of San Diego Night
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Taco Tuesday
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
RBI/Masons4Mitts pregame ceremony
 
Padres vs. Giants - Wed, September 19, 6:10 p.m.
Shirts off Their Backs (Sycuan Golf Resort)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
 
 
San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers - Friday, September 14 @ 7:10 p.m.

 
The Padres return home from their 11th road trip of the season, an 11-day eight-game trip, for their 12th homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants. Action begins tonight with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Rangers.
 
Hispanic Heritage Weekend at Petco Park begins on Friday to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and the independence of various Latin American countries. Friday's elements include:
-Fiesta in the Park presented by Verizon, which includes authentic drink special and complimentary food samples by Del Real Foods at Park at the Park and live entertainment featuring a variety of Spanish music and flamenco dance performances. The fiesta begins at 4:30 p.m.
-Fans can purchase a special Hispanic Heritage Weekend ticket package, which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed Dia de los Muertos bobblehead, available to the first 1,500 fans who purchase the dedicated Hispanic Heritage Weekend theme game package, while supplies last.
-Paola Avila, VP of International Business Affairs for the San Diego Regional Chamber will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch during Friday's pregame ceremonies.
-For more information about Hispanic Heritage Weekend, or to purchase the ticket package, please visit here.
 
Prior to the game on Friday Clayton Richard will be honored as the Padres' nominee for the 2018 Roberto Clemente Award for his work in representing the game of baseball through sportsmanship, community involvement and positive contributions, both on and off the field.
 
Healthcare Professionals Weekend presented by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns will also begin on Friday, featuring:
-The first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Healthcare Professionals Weekend ticket package will receive a pair of limited-edition Padres-themed non-skid socks. For more information, or to purchase a ticket package, fans can visit here.
-Healthcare professionals from Sharp Mary Birch will be recognized during Friday's pregame ceremonies.
 
Beginning on Friday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Fan Rewards Month presented by Donovan's Steak and Chop House continues on Friday and will run through the end of September, featuring a variety of activities to thank Padres fans for their support. Fans are encouraged to download the MLB Ballpark app and enable check-in offers for the chance to win prizes. During every Padres home game, fans will be treated to special offers, prizes, VIP experiences, seat upgrades and more.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Friday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Grab Bag Weekend begins Friday and will continue through Sunday. Past theme game items from 2018 will be available with each ticket purchased through the theme game ticket link here. Fans will have the option to select one item at their time of purchase, and all items will be available for purchase on the day of the game for $10 or $15. Items are subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers - Saturday, September 15 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance on Saturday will receive a Backpack Cooler presented by Mission Federal Credit Union.
 
Hispanic Heritage Weekend continues Saturday with Hispanic Heritage Night, featuring:
-Fans can purchase a special Hispanic Heritage Weekend ticket package, which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed Dia de los Muertos bobblehead, available to the first 1,500 fans who purchase the dedicated Hispanic Heritage Weekend theme game package, while supplies last.
-A special pregame ceremony announcing the recipients of the 7th annual Comunidad Awards, which recognize and pay tribute to individuals or organizations whose work has made a positive impact on those who live and work in San Diego's Hispanic Community.
-Marcela Celorio, Ambassador of the Consul General of Mexico in San Diego, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Saturday's game.
-Salsa dancers will perform in Park at the Park as part of the festivities along with authentic drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Foods.
-For more information about Hispanic Heritage Weekend, or to purchase the ticket package, please visit here.
 
Healthcare Professionals Weekend presented by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns will continue Saturday, featuring:
-The first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Healthcare Professionals Weekend ticket package will receive a pair of limited-edition Padres-themed non-skid socks. For more information, or to purchase a ticket package, fans can visit here.
 
Continuing on Saturday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Saturday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Grab Bag Weekend at Petco Park continues on Saturday. Past theme game items from 2018 will be available with each ticket purchased through the theme game ticket link here. Fans will have the option to select one item at their time of purchase, and all items will be available for purchase on the day of the game for $10 or $15. Items are subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Following the game, fans are encouraged to stick around for a special "El Grito" postgame ceremony before enjoying a Hispanic-themed Postgame Fireworks Show presented by T-Mobile set to the music of popular Spanish musical artists.
 
 
San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers - Sunday, September 16 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
Hispanic Heritage Weekend wraps up on Sunday as the Padres celebrate Mexican Independence Day with Domingos Padres supported by Del Real Foods. Elements include:
-Kids activities, dance performances, authentic drink specials and complimentary food samples by Del Real Foods pregame in Park at the Park.
-Fans can purchase a special Hispanic Heritage Weekend ticket package, which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed Dia de los Muertos bobblehead, available to the first 1,500 fans who purchase the dedicated Hispanic Heritage Weekend theme game package, while supplies last.
-Little leaguers from the Baja region will participate in a pregame on-field salute as part of Baja Little League Day, in addition to a postgame Q&A session with a Spanish-speaking Padres player.
-A mariachi band will perform the National Anthem prior to Sunday's game.
-For more information about Hispanic Heritage Weekend, or to purchase the ticket package, please visit here.
 
Sunday will serve as Military Appreciation Day. Elements of the day include:
-Sunday's Color Guard will be the USS Theodore Roosevelt Color Guard.
-Corporal Kira Lavine, participant in the upcoming Invictus Games, from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at MCAS Miramar will be the Ceremonial Bell Ringer.
-Colonel Charles B. Dockery, Commanding Officer of MCAS Miramar, will throw Sunday's Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Sergeant Chipp Corderman from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing of MCAS Miramar will perform God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine naval aviators from the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
 
Continuing on Sunday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Kids Run the Bases activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:30 a.m.
-From 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street. Compadres Kids members will receive front-of-the-line privileges by lining up at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
 
Healthcare Professionals Weekend presented by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns will conclude on Sunday, featuring:
-The first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Healthcare Professionals Weekend ticket package will receive a pair of limited-edition Padres-themed non-skid socks. For more information, or to purchase a ticket package, fans can visit here.
 
Grab Bag Weekend at Petco Park concludes on Sunday. Past theme game items from 2018 will be available with each ticket purchased through the theme game ticket link here. Fans will have the option to select one item at their time of purchase, and all items will be available for purchase on the day of the game for $10 or $15. Items are subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Monday, September 17 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Continuing on Monday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Monday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with the opportunity to choose from an assortment of giveaway items, available on a first-come, first-served basis, for fans who purchase the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket package.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The Padres Volunteer Team and representatives from SDG&E will be recognized during a warning track salute as part of the pregame ceremonies for assisting with the beach clean-up for "I Love a Clean San Diego."
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Tuesday, September 18 @ 7:10 p.m.

 
Tuesday is University of San Diego Night at Petco Park, with elements including:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed USD hat, available to the first 750 fans who purchase the dedicated USD Night ticket package. For more information, or to purchase a ticket package, fans can visit here.
-A representative from the University of San Diego will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-USD Head Football Coach, Dale Lindsey, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Tuesday's game.
 
Continuing on Tuesday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30 Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
The final Taco Tuesday of 2018 takes place Tuesday and features Petco Park's favorite local tacos at a special price. For only $2.50, fans can choose from a variety of taco options at Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill (section 117 location), Carnitas' Snack Shack, Wonderland Ocean Pub, Lucha Libre, Miguel's, Seaside Market and Brigantine.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Tuesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Following Tuesday's game, kids 14 and under with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Over 500 RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) participants and representatives from presenting sponsor Mission Federal Credit Union will take part in a warning track salute prior to Tuesday's game. Representatives from the Masons of California will also be on hand to present a check to the Padres for the Mason4Mitts program, which provides baseball mitts for underserved youth in the San Diego community.
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Wednesday, September 19 @ 6:10 p.m.

 
Continuing on Wednesday and running through the end of September (or while supplies last), fans will be able to purchase $1 Shirts off Their Backs scratcher tickets for the chance to win a jersey off a player's back and take part in the 19th annual Shirts off Their Backs postgame ceremony presented by Sycuan Golf Resort on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will be available at multiple locations and from Guest Service Representatives throughout the ballpark. Tickets will be sold through the end of the 4th inning each game while supplies last.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Kids with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket will have exclusive access to face painters available in Park at the Park from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.

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Padres to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Weekend

Three-day celebration highlighted by Fiesta in the Park, Hispanic Heritage Night, Mexican Independence Day

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced plans surrounding Hispanic Heritage Weekend beginning Friday, September 14 and running through Sunday, September 16. The Padres will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, and the independence of various Latin American countries, over the course of three days with each game featuring a different experience.

The event begins on Friday, September 14 with Fiesta in the Park presented by Verizon prior to the Padres vs. Rangers game that night. Fans will be able to enjoy authentic drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Foods at the Park at the Park with a DJ playing a variety of Spanish music and a performance by the groups Tavo and Mariachi 3.0 on the Park at the Park stage. Paola Avila will be throwing the Ceremonial First Pitch as part of Friday's pregame ceremonies. Avila is the Vice President of International Business Affairs for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and serves as the Chair of the Border Trade Alliance.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced plans surrounding Hispanic Heritage Weekend beginning Friday, September 14 and running through Sunday, September 16. The Padres will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, and the independence of various Latin American countries, over the course of three days with each game featuring a different experience.

The event begins on Friday, September 14 with Fiesta in the Park presented by Verizon prior to the Padres vs. Rangers game that night. Fans will be able to enjoy authentic drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Foods at the Park at the Park with a DJ playing a variety of Spanish music and a performance by the groups Tavo and Mariachi 3.0 on the Park at the Park stage. Paola Avila will be throwing the Ceremonial First Pitch as part of Friday's pregame ceremonies. Avila is the Vice President of International Business Affairs for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and serves as the Chair of the Border Trade Alliance.

The festivities continue on Saturday, September 15 with a Hispanic Heritage Night "El Grito" celebration. Prior to Saturday night's game, the Padres will announce the recipients of the 7th annual Comunidad Awards, which recognize and pay tribute to individuals or organizations whose work has made a positive impact on those who live and work in San Diego's Hispanic community. The 2018 recipients include Gloria Newell, advocate for families fighting pediatric cancer, in the area of youth health (LIVE); Ana Reyes, one of the driving forces behind #LatinaGeeks, a non-profit organization that educates young Latinas on tech and STEM career opportunities, in the area of youth education (LEARN); Jose Mercado, one of the founders of the Jackie Robinson YMCA's RBI youth baseball program, in the area of youth fitness (PLAY); and California Highway Patrol officer Raymus Payton in the area of military/first responders (SERVE) for his continued dedication to his community by volunteering during his free time and organizing toy drives for underprivileged children during the holidays.

The Consul General of Mexico in San Diego, Marcela Celorio, will throw Saturday's Ceremonial First Pitch prior to the game. Park at the Park will continue to feature pregame drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Foods along with a DJ and a performance by the Mariachi Mitzli of San Ysidro High School. Fans are encouraged to stick around after Saturday night's game to enjoy a special "El Grito" demonstration prior to a Hispanic Heritage-themed fireworks show presented by T-Mobile set to the music of popular Spanish musical artists. El Grito is the Mexican War of Independence battle cry that is celebrated annually with the President of Mexico reciting the cry and ringing a bell from the balcony of the National Palace in Mexico City.

Hispanic Heritage Weekend wraps up on Sunday, September 16 with Domingos Padres supported by Del Real Foods when the Padres celebrate Mexican Independence Day. The day features a special pregame ceremony including a mariachi band performing the national anthem. Park at the Park will also feature pregame drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Food along with dance performances from the group Danzarts and various kids activities including piñata workshops. Sunday will also serve as Baja Little League Day with little leaguers from the Baja region participating in a pregame on-field salute and a post-game Q&A session with a Spanish-speaking Padres player. Players will also wear special "Ponle Acento" ("Put an Accent on It") shirts during batting practice throughout the weekend.

A special Hispanic Heritage Weekend theme game ticket package is available for all three dates and includes a ticket in a special seating section and a limited-edition Padres-themed Día de los Muertos sugar skull bobblehead. For more information on the activities surrounding Hispanic Heritage Weekend, fans can visit www.padres.com/quepadre or www.padresbeisbol.com/quepadre.

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Padres to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Weekend

Three-day celebration highlighted by Fiesta in the Park, Hispanic Heritage Night and Mexican Independence Day

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced plans surrounding Hispanic Heritage Weekend beginning Friday, September 14 and running through Sunday, September 16. The Padres will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, and the independence of various Latin American countries, over the course of three days with each game featuring a different experience.
 
The event begins on Friday, September 14 with Fiesta in the Park presented by Verizon prior to the Padres vs. Rangers game that night. Fans will be able to enjoy authentic drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Foods at the Park at the Park with a DJ playing a variety of Spanish music and a performance by the groups Tavo and Mariachi 3.0 on the Park at the Park stage. Paola Avila will be throwing the Ceremonial First Pitch as part of Friday's pregame ceremonies. Avila is the Vice President of International Business Affairs for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and serves as the Chair of the Border Trade Alliance.
 
The festivities continue on Saturday, September 15 with a Hispanic Heritage Night "El Grito" celebration. Prior to Saturday night's game, the Padres will announce the recipients of the 7th annual Comunidad Awards, which recognize and pay tribute to individuals or organizations whose work has made a positive impact on those who live and work in San Diego's Hispanic community. The 2018 recipients include Gloria Newell, advocate for families fighting pediatric cancer, in the area of youth health (LIVE); Ana Reyes, one of the driving forces behind #LatinaGeeks, a non-profit organization that educates young Latinas on tech and STEM career opportunities, in the area of youth education (LEARN); Jose Mercado, one of the founders of the Jackie Robinson YMCA's RBI youth baseball program, in the area of youth fitness (PLAY); and California Highway Patrol officer Raymus Payton in the area of military/first responders (SERVE) for his continued dedication to his community by volunteering during his free time and organizing toy drives for underprivileged children during the holidays.
 
The Consul General of Mexico in San Diego, Marcela Celorio, will throw Saturday's Ceremonial First Pitch prior to the game. Park at the Park will continue to feature pregame drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Foods along with a DJ and a performance by the Mariachi Mitzli of San Ysidro High School. Fans are encouraged to stick around after Saturday night's game to enjoy a special "El Grito" demonstration prior to a Hispanic Heritage-themed fireworks show presented by T-Mobile set to the music of popular Spanish musical artists. El Grito is the Mexican War of Independence battle cry that is celebrated annually with the President of Mexico reciting the cry and ringing a bell from the balcony of the National Palace in Mexico City.
 
Hispanic Heritage Weekend wraps up on Sunday, September 16 with Domingos Padres supported by Del Real Foods when the Padres celebrate Mexican Independence Day. The day features a special pregame ceremony including a mariachi band performing the national anthem. Park at the Park will also feature pregame drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Food along with dance performances from the group Danzarts and various kids activities including piñata workshops. Sunday will also serve as Baja Little League Day with little leaguers from the Baja region participating in a pregame on-field salute and a post-game Q&A session with a Spanish-speaking Padres player. Players will also wear special "Ponle Acento" ("Put an Accent on It") shirts during batting practice throughout the weekend.
 
A special Hispanic Heritage Weekend theme game ticket package is available for all three dates and includes a ticket in a special seating section and a limited-edition Padres-themed Día de los Muertos sugar skull bobblehead. For more information on the activities surrounding Hispanic Heritage Weekend, fans can visit here or here.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced plans surrounding Hispanic Heritage Weekend beginning Friday, September 14 and running through Sunday, September 16. The Padres will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, and the independence of various Latin American countries, over the course of three days with each game featuring a different experience.
 
The event begins on Friday, September 14 with Fiesta in the Park presented by Verizon prior to the Padres vs. Rangers game that night. Fans will be able to enjoy authentic drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Foods at the Park at the Park with a DJ playing a variety of Spanish music and a performance by the groups Tavo and Mariachi 3.0 on the Park at the Park stage. Paola Avila will be throwing the Ceremonial First Pitch as part of Friday's pregame ceremonies. Avila is the Vice President of International Business Affairs for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and serves as the Chair of the Border Trade Alliance.
 
The festivities continue on Saturday, September 15 with a Hispanic Heritage Night "El Grito" celebration. Prior to Saturday night's game, the Padres will announce the recipients of the 7th annual Comunidad Awards, which recognize and pay tribute to individuals or organizations whose work has made a positive impact on those who live and work in San Diego's Hispanic community. The 2018 recipients include Gloria Newell, advocate for families fighting pediatric cancer, in the area of youth health (LIVE); Ana Reyes, one of the driving forces behind #LatinaGeeks, a non-profit organization that educates young Latinas on tech and STEM career opportunities, in the area of youth education (LEARN); Jose Mercado, one of the founders of the Jackie Robinson YMCA's RBI youth baseball program, in the area of youth fitness (PLAY); and California Highway Patrol officer Raymus Payton in the area of military/first responders (SERVE) for his continued dedication to his community by volunteering during his free time and organizing toy drives for underprivileged children during the holidays.
 
The Consul General of Mexico in San Diego, Marcela Celorio, will throw Saturday's Ceremonial First Pitch prior to the game. Park at the Park will continue to feature pregame drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Foods along with a DJ and a performance by the Mariachi Mitzli of San Ysidro High School. Fans are encouraged to stick around after Saturday night's game to enjoy a special "El Grito" demonstration prior to a Hispanic Heritage-themed fireworks show presented by T-Mobile set to the music of popular Spanish musical artists. El Grito is the Mexican War of Independence battle cry that is celebrated annually with the President of Mexico reciting the cry and ringing a bell from the balcony of the National Palace in Mexico City.
 
Hispanic Heritage Weekend wraps up on Sunday, September 16 with Domingos Padres supported by Del Real Foods when the Padres celebrate Mexican Independence Day. The day features a special pregame ceremony including a mariachi band performing the national anthem. Park at the Park will also feature pregame drink specials and complimentary food samples from Del Real Food along with dance performances from the group Danzarts and various kids activities including piñata workshops. Sunday will also serve as Baja Little League Day with little leaguers from the Baja region participating in a pregame on-field salute and a post-game Q&A session with a Spanish-speaking Padres player. Players will also wear special "Ponle Acento" ("Put an Accent on It") shirts during batting practice throughout the weekend.
 
A special Hispanic Heritage Weekend theme game ticket package is available for all three dates and includes a ticket in a special seating section and a limited-edition Padres-themed Día de los Muertos sugar skull bobblehead. For more information on the activities surrounding Hispanic Heritage Weekend, fans can visit here or here.

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The Links Returns to Petco Park

Nine-hole golf experience is back November 7-12

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres and Callaway Golf today announced that The Links at Petco Park, the original nine-hole ballpark golf experience, will return for the fourth year in a row from Wednesday, November 7 to Monday, November 12. As part of the experience, golfers will have the unique opportunity to take shots onto the playing field from various tees along an unrivaled course within the ballpark.

The fully immersive nine-hole course will feature signature holes from years past at home plate and the roof of the Western Metal Supply Co. building. Holes throughout the course will also feature unique themes and the opportunity to win different prizes. Golfers will be escorted by their own dedicated caddy for the entirety of the course. During their round, golfers will play with all Callaway equipment, including the Company's Rogue Irons, Mack Daddy 4 Wedges and Chrome Soft Golf Balls. Upon completion of the course, golfers will finish their day in the Budweiser Loft, which will be transformed into a Callaway clubhouse. There, they will have the opportunity to relax with additional food and beverages available for purchase, watch other golfers along the course, putt on a putting green and shop for commemorative items.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres and Callaway Golf today announced that The Links at Petco Park, the original nine-hole ballpark golf experience, will return for the fourth year in a row from Wednesday, November 7 to Monday, November 12. As part of the experience, golfers will have the unique opportunity to take shots onto the playing field from various tees along an unrivaled course within the ballpark.

The fully immersive nine-hole course will feature signature holes from years past at home plate and the roof of the Western Metal Supply Co. building. Holes throughout the course will also feature unique themes and the opportunity to win different prizes. Golfers will be escorted by their own dedicated caddy for the entirety of the course. During their round, golfers will play with all Callaway equipment, including the Company's Rogue Irons, Mack Daddy 4 Wedges and Chrome Soft Golf Balls. Upon completion of the course, golfers will finish their day in the Budweiser Loft, which will be transformed into a Callaway clubhouse. There, they will have the opportunity to relax with additional food and beverages available for purchase, watch other golfers along the course, putt on a putting green and shop for commemorative items.

The course will be reserved for media and corporate use on Tuesday, November 6, and will be open to the public for purchase Wednesday, November 7 to Monday, November 12. Padres Members, past buyers, FriarWire subscribers and those registered on the wait list looking to secure a foursome for their preferred date and time will have access to a special Platinum tee time presale beginning tomorrow between 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. General tee times and Platinum twosomes will be available to the same group beginning Thursday, September 13 at 10:00 a.m. at www.padres.com/thelinks. Tee times to the general public will go on sale Friday, September 14 at 10:00 a.m. Entry may be purchased for twosomes or foursomes with tee times throughout the day beginning at 7:00 a.m.

Pricing starts at $150 for twosomes ($75 per player) and $300 for foursomes. The cost includes a limited edition "The Links at Petco Park" hat, a nine-hole round for each golfer, scorecard, access to the clubhouse and a dedicated caddy for each foursome. Golfers may also add a hot meal, drink ticket or pre-purchased parking passes to any package for an additional cost. Upgraded twosome and foursome Platinum packages will also be available for $450 and $900 respectively and include a $50 gift card to the clubhouse, two drink tickets per person and one parking pass per twosome in addition to everything included in the standard package. Spectator tickets will also be available for $5 with access to the clubhouse only.

For more information or to reserve your tee time, visit www.padres.com/thelinks.

About Callaway Golf

Through an unwavering commitment to innovation, Callaway Golf Company (NSYE: ELY) creates products designed to make every golfer a better golfer. Callaway Golf Company manufactures and sells golf clubs and golf balls, and sells bags, accessories and apparel in the golf and lifestyle categories, under the Callaway Golf®, Odyssey®, OGIO® and TravisMathew® brands worldwide. For more information please visit www.callawaygolf.com, www.odysseygolf.com, www.ogio.com and www.travismatthew.com.

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Padres Announce Details for Padres On Deck Game

Padres prospects to play Rangers prospects on September 27

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today released details surrounding the Padres On Deck game on Thursday, September 27 at Petco Park, when top prospects from the organization will take on prospects from the Texas Rangers' organization. Admission to the event will be free with the Home Plate Gate opening at 4:00 p.m. Fans will be able to watch the Padres' prospects take batting practice beginning at 4:30 p.m. with first pitch slated for 6:10 p.m. Prior to the game, Padres Season Ticket Members will also have opportunity to hear from Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller and Chief Operating Officer Erik Greupner as part of a Member Town Hall with access at the Membership Headquarters.

Padres Members will be able to claim up to eight complimentary field level tickets by logging into the "To Do List and Special Offers" tab via their My Tickets account. General admission tickets for the general public will be available for free online at www.padres.com/ondeck and at the Padres Advanced Ticket Windows at Petco Park on the day of the game. Free parking will be available to Padres Members in the Lexus Premier Lot on a first-come, first-served basis when claimed in advance. General fan parking will be available day of for $10 in the Padres Parkade on 10th Avenue at J street and at the Tailgate Lot on Imperial Avenue. Select concessions on the main concourse will be available with specials including $2 hot dogs, $3 bacon wrapped hot dogs and $3 sausages. The Padres 47 Brand Team Store will also be offering 50% off select merchandise during the event. Padres Members will also have exclusive access to a pregame happy hour in the Membership Lounge presented by Herradura.
 
The Padres On Deck game will serve as the culmination of the Instructional League program that will begin earlier in the month in Peoria, AZ. Following Thursday evening's game, the entire Padres Instructional League roster will participate in various community initiatives on Friday throughout the greater San Diego region.         
 
Participants in previous Padres On Deck games include current Padres Eric Lauer, Jacob Nix and Luis Urías. Other top prospects to see action in last year's event included Fernando Tatis Jr., Michel Baez and Adrian Morejon. Full rosters for this year's Padres On Deck game will be announced at a later date. For more information on the event, visit www.padres.com/ondeck.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today released details surrounding the Padres On Deck game on Thursday, September 27 at Petco Park, when top prospects from the organization will take on prospects from the Texas Rangers' organization. Admission to the event will be free with the Home Plate Gate opening at 4:00 p.m. Fans will be able to watch the Padres' prospects take batting practice beginning at 4:30 p.m. with first pitch slated for 6:10 p.m. Prior to the game, Padres Season Ticket Members will also have opportunity to hear from Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller and Chief Operating Officer Erik Greupner as part of a Member Town Hall with access at the Membership Headquarters.

Padres Members will be able to claim up to eight complimentary field level tickets by logging into the "To Do List and Special Offers" tab via their My Tickets account. General admission tickets for the general public will be available for free online at www.padres.com/ondeck and at the Padres Advanced Ticket Windows at Petco Park on the day of the game. Free parking will be available to Padres Members in the Lexus Premier Lot on a first-come, first-served basis when claimed in advance. General fan parking will be available day of for $10 in the Padres Parkade on 10th Avenue at J street and at the Tailgate Lot on Imperial Avenue. Select concessions on the main concourse will be available with specials including $2 hot dogs, $3 bacon wrapped hot dogs and $3 sausages. The Padres 47 Brand Team Store will also be offering 50% off select merchandise during the event. Padres Members will also have exclusive access to a pregame happy hour in the Membership Lounge presented by Herradura.
 
The Padres On Deck game will serve as the culmination of the Instructional League program that will begin earlier in the month in Peoria, AZ. Following Thursday evening's game, the entire Padres Instructional League roster will participate in various community initiatives on Friday throughout the greater San Diego region.         
 
Participants in previous Padres On Deck games include current Padres Eric Lauer, Jacob Nix and Luis Urías. Other top prospects to see action in last year's event included Fernando Tatis Jr., Michel Baez and Adrian Morejon. Full rosters for this year's Padres On Deck game will be announced at a later date. For more information on the event, visit www.padres.com/ondeck.

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Padres to Host Mariners and Rockies for 11th Homestand of the 2018 Season

Homestand No. 11 at a Glance

Padres vs. Mariners - Tue, August 28, 7:10 p.m.
Taco Tuesday
Fan Rewards Month (Donovan's Steak & Chop House
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Padres Estrellas (Arco)
National Anthem: Sweetwater School District Choir
 
Padres vs. Mariners - Wed, August 29, 12:40 p.m.
Way Back Wednesday (Budweiser)
Theme Game: Way Back Wednesday 98'   National League Championship Replica Pennant (Coca-Cola)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Postgame Seniors Stroll the Bases (Aetna Medicare Solutions)
Postgame Military Care Package Assembling Event (PenFed Credit Union)
 
Padres vs. Rockies - Thu, August 30, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
College Night
Theme Game: Portuguese Heritage Night
Hall of Champions pregame ceremony
Youth Baseball and Softball Recognition pregame ceremony
 
Padres vs. Rockies - Fri, August 31, 7:10 p.m.
CocktailFest (Southwest Airlines)
Theme Game: Marvel Super Hero Day™
Theme Game: Nordic Heritage Night
First Responder Salute: Police Department Salute (BAE Systems)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Mystery Ball Fundraiser
 
Padres vs. Rockies - Sat, September 1, 5:40 p.m.
Beach Hat (FOX Sports San Diego)
Theme Game: Pacific Islander Heritage Night
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Going to Bat for San Diego (SDG&E)
Childhood Cancer Awareness pregame ceremony
Mystery Ball Fundraiser
 
Padres vs. Rockies - Sun, September 2, 1:10 p.m.
Theme Game: The Sandlot Day
Military Salute: U.S. Air Force & Air National Guard Appreciation Day (USAA)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Run the Bases
 
San Diego Padres vs. Seattle Mariners - Tuesday, August 28 @ 7:10 p.m.

 
The Padres return home from their 10th road trip of the season, an eight-day six-game trip, for their 11th homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Seattle Mariners and Colorado Rockies. Action begins tomorrow with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Mariners.
 
The 10th Taco Tuesday of 2018 takes place Tuesday and features Petco Park's favorite local tacos at a special price. For only $2.50, fans can choose from a variety of taco options at Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill (section 117 location), Carnitas' Snack Shack, Wonderland Ocean Pub, Lucha Libre, Miguel's, Seaside Market and Brigantine.
 
Fan Rewards Month presented by Donovan's Steak & Chop House begins today and will run through the end of September, featuring a variety of activities to thank Padres fans for their support. Fans are encouraged to download the MLB Ballpark app and enable check-in offers for the chance to win prizes. During every Padres home game, fans will be treated to special offers, prizes, VIP experiences, seat upgrades and more.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Tuesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Following Tuesday's game, kids 14 and under with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The Padres Estrellas program presented by Arco continues its partnership with local school districts and non-profits to support the effort to reduce high school dropout rates and improve health and fitness behaviors within the Hispanic youth population. Prior to Tuesday's game, students from MANA de San Diego and South Bay Family YMCA will be treated to tickets to the game and have the opportunity to watch batting practice from the field before being recognized at home plate during the pregame ceremony.
 
The Sweetwater School District Choir will perform the National Anthem prior to Tuesday's game.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Seattle Mariners - Wednesday, August 29 @ 12:40 p.m.
 
Wednesday will feature Way Back Wednesday presented by Budweiser with the Padres wearing their home white, blue and orange pinstripe uniforms worn by the club from 1991 to 2001. In-game music, graphics and other entertainment features will add to the Way Back Wednesday theme. Fans are encouraged to purchase a special theme game ticket package to receive a 98' National League Championship Replica Pennant presented by Coca-Cola, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package here.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Kids with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket will have exclusive access to face painters available in Park at the Park from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Wednesday is also Seniors Stroll the Bases presented by Aetna Medicare Solutions. Following the game, seniors age 60 and older who purchase a ticket to Seniors Stroll the Bases will be invited to walk around the bases. Participants can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza. For more information, please visit here.
 
The Padres and PenFed Credit Union will host a military care package assembling event to support our troops overseas. Volunteers are invited to join PenFed on the field following the conclusion of the game to fill 750 packages with toiletries, a PenFed shaker bottle and protein powder.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - Thursday, August 30 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Thursday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with access to bounce houses and other inflatables and games in Park at the Park.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The sixth College Night of 2018 will take place Thursday. Elements include:
-A DJ spinning at the Budweiser Patio in Right Field from 5:30 p.m. through the conclusion of the game.
-College students will recieve a special ticket discount here (advance price of $15 in a Right Field Upper Reserved College Night section; prices increase day-of-game). College Night food specials include a cheese quesadilla for $2.50, Turf Tacos for $2.50 and a CA Cali Burrito for $5 available at Lucha Libre.
 
Thursday is also Portuguese Heritage Night at Petco Park, a night to recognize the San Diego Portuguese community. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Prior to Thursday's game, Padres infielder/outfielder Wil Myers will be honored by the Hall of Champions as their July Star of the Month during the pregame ceremonies.
 
The Padres will honor various local youth baseball and softball all-star teams that excelled in their respective divisions during the 2018 season prior to Thursday's game. Two of the teams being recognized include Escondido Youth Baseball's 11U All-Star Team, which made it to the PONY International World Series, as well as Scripps Ranch Little League Intermediate All-Star Team, which advanced to the Little League World Series.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - Friday, August 31 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The popular Party in the Park series returns on Friday with CocktailFest presented by Southwest Airlines. Elements include:
-The party begins at 4:30 p.m. with live entertainment and Cutwater Spirit canned cocktails available for $5 and specialty cocktails available for $10 exclusively with Friar Funds.
 
Friday is the third and final Marvel Super Hero Day™ of 2018, featuring:
-A Padres-themed Black Panther Bobblehead with the purchase of a dedicated Marvel Super Hero Day™ theme game ticket package (available to the first 5,000 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package). Ticket packages are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can be purchased here.
-Marvel Super Hero-themed in-game entertainment throughout the night.
 
Nordic Heritage Night will take place on Friday, a night to recognize the San Diego Nordic community, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Nordic Night hat available to the first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Nordic Heritage Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Friday will also serve as a First Responder Salute to Police Department's throughout San Diego County, presented by BAE Systems. Elements include:
-San Diego Police Department Officer Francisco Roman will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Officers representing nine San Diego County police departments will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
-Representatives from the Padres and BAE Systems will present a $10,000 check to the Widows & Orphans Fund of the San Diego Police -Officers Association. Detective Jack Shaeffer, Vice President of the SDPOA, will accept the check during a Home Plate ceremony.
-Escondido Police Chief Craig Carter, the current president of the San Diego County Chiefs & Sheriffs Association, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Patrick Howard Trampus, retired Chula Vista Police Department officer, will perform the National Anthem prior to Friday's game.
-Nine San Diego County police officers will take the field to greet Padres starters at their positions.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The annual Padres Foundation Mystery Ball Fundraiser begins on Friday and will continue through Saturday or while supplies last. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase a "Mystery Box" containing an autographed baseball signed by a Padres player, MLB star or Hall of Famer for a $40 donation to the Padres Foundation and their efforts to benefit youth baseball and softball programs. Mystery Boxes will be available in multiple locations throughout the ballpark including Section F and Section 109 on the main concourse and the Park at the Park near the wiffle ball field.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - Saturday, September 1 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance on Saturday will receive a Beach Hat presented by FOX Sports San Diego.
 
Pacific Islander Heritage Night will take place on Saturday, a night to recognize the San Diego Pacific Islander community, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Pacific Islander Night hat available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Pacific Islander Heritage Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
On Saturday, the Padres Foundation, in partnership with SDG&E, will continue their season-long "Going to Bat for San Diego" initiative. The partnership aims to honor the 13 local organizations dedicated to keeping San Diego safe and clean. Representatives from the Padres and SDG&E will present a check for $50,000 each to Plug In America and the American Lung Association during the pregame ceremony, and two-time double lung transplant survivor Caleigh Haber will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
 
Twelve representatives from Rady Children's Hospital will be recognized during the pregame ceremony in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness.
 
The Mystery Ball Fundraiser continues on Saturday pending available inventory. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase an autographed baseball for a $40 donation to the Padres Foundation. Mystery Boxes will be available in multiple locations throughout the ballpark including Section F and Section 109 on the main concourse and the Park at the Park near the wiffle ball field.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - Sunday, September 2 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
The Sandlot Day will take place Sunday at Petco Park in celebration of the movie's 25th Anniversary. Fans who purchase the dedicated Sandlot theme game ticket package will receive a Padres-themed "Ham" Porter bobblehead and will be invited to watch The Sandlot on the field following Sunday's game (available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the Sandlot ticket package). For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: United States Air Force and Air National Guard Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-Cadet Deputy Wing Commander Kade Castleberry of the SDSU Air Force ROTC will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Over 50 representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and Civil Air Patrol will line the baselines during the pregame ceremonies.
-Chief Master Sergeant Cynthia Villa from the U.S. 4th Air Force, March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, CA, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-U.S. Air Force First Lieutenant Jeff Collins, Medical Service Corps Officer from March ARB in CA, will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and Civil Air Patrol will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be conducted by C-17 Globemaster III from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March ARB in Riverside, CA.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and younger) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Kids Run the Bases activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:30 a.m.
-From 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street. Compadres Kids members will receive front-of-the-line privileges by lining up at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.

Homestand No. 11 at a Glance

Padres vs. Mariners - Tue, August 28, 7:10 p.m.
Taco Tuesday
Fan Rewards Month (Donovan's Steak & Chop House
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Padres Estrellas (Arco)
National Anthem: Sweetwater School District Choir
 
Padres vs. Mariners - Wed, August 29, 12:40 p.m.
Way Back Wednesday (Budweiser)
Theme Game: Way Back Wednesday 98'   National League Championship Replica Pennant (Coca-Cola)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Postgame Seniors Stroll the Bases (Aetna Medicare Solutions)
Postgame Military Care Package Assembling Event (PenFed Credit Union)
 
Padres vs. Rockies - Thu, August 30, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
College Night
Theme Game: Portuguese Heritage Night
Hall of Champions pregame ceremony
Youth Baseball and Softball Recognition pregame ceremony
 
Padres vs. Rockies - Fri, August 31, 7:10 p.m.
CocktailFest (Southwest Airlines)
Theme Game: Marvel Super Hero Day™
Theme Game: Nordic Heritage Night
First Responder Salute: Police Department Salute (BAE Systems)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Mystery Ball Fundraiser
 
Padres vs. Rockies - Sat, September 1, 5:40 p.m.
Beach Hat (FOX Sports San Diego)
Theme Game: Pacific Islander Heritage Night
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Going to Bat for San Diego (SDG&E)
Childhood Cancer Awareness pregame ceremony
Mystery Ball Fundraiser
 
Padres vs. Rockies - Sun, September 2, 1:10 p.m.
Theme Game: The Sandlot Day
Military Salute: U.S. Air Force & Air National Guard Appreciation Day (USAA)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Run the Bases
 
San Diego Padres vs. Seattle Mariners - Tuesday, August 28 @ 7:10 p.m.

 
The Padres return home from their 10th road trip of the season, an eight-day six-game trip, for their 11th homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Seattle Mariners and Colorado Rockies. Action begins tomorrow with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Mariners.
 
The 10th Taco Tuesday of 2018 takes place Tuesday and features Petco Park's favorite local tacos at a special price. For only $2.50, fans can choose from a variety of taco options at Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill (section 117 location), Carnitas' Snack Shack, Wonderland Ocean Pub, Lucha Libre, Miguel's, Seaside Market and Brigantine.
 
Fan Rewards Month presented by Donovan's Steak & Chop House begins today and will run through the end of September, featuring a variety of activities to thank Padres fans for their support. Fans are encouraged to download the MLB Ballpark app and enable check-in offers for the chance to win prizes. During every Padres home game, fans will be treated to special offers, prizes, VIP experiences, seat upgrades and more.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Tuesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Following Tuesday's game, kids 14 and under with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The Padres Estrellas program presented by Arco continues its partnership with local school districts and non-profits to support the effort to reduce high school dropout rates and improve health and fitness behaviors within the Hispanic youth population. Prior to Tuesday's game, students from MANA de San Diego and South Bay Family YMCA will be treated to tickets to the game and have the opportunity to watch batting practice from the field before being recognized at home plate during the pregame ceremony.
 
The Sweetwater School District Choir will perform the National Anthem prior to Tuesday's game.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Seattle Mariners - Wednesday, August 29 @ 12:40 p.m.
 
Wednesday will feature Way Back Wednesday presented by Budweiser with the Padres wearing their home white, blue and orange pinstripe uniforms worn by the club from 1991 to 2001. In-game music, graphics and other entertainment features will add to the Way Back Wednesday theme. Fans are encouraged to purchase a special theme game ticket package to receive a 98' National League Championship Replica Pennant presented by Coca-Cola, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package here.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Kids with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket will have exclusive access to face painters available in Park at the Park from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Wednesday is also Seniors Stroll the Bases presented by Aetna Medicare Solutions. Following the game, seniors age 60 and older who purchase a ticket to Seniors Stroll the Bases will be invited to walk around the bases. Participants can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza. For more information, please visit here.
 
The Padres and PenFed Credit Union will host a military care package assembling event to support our troops overseas. Volunteers are invited to join PenFed on the field following the conclusion of the game to fill 750 packages with toiletries, a PenFed shaker bottle and protein powder.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - Thursday, August 30 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Thursday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with access to bounce houses and other inflatables and games in Park at the Park.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The sixth College Night of 2018 will take place Thursday. Elements include:
-A DJ spinning at the Budweiser Patio in Right Field from 5:30 p.m. through the conclusion of the game.
-College students will recieve a special ticket discount here (advance price of $15 in a Right Field Upper Reserved College Night section; prices increase day-of-game). College Night food specials include a cheese quesadilla for $2.50, Turf Tacos for $2.50 and a CA Cali Burrito for $5 available at Lucha Libre.
 
Thursday is also Portuguese Heritage Night at Petco Park, a night to recognize the San Diego Portuguese community. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Prior to Thursday's game, Padres infielder/outfielder Wil Myers will be honored by the Hall of Champions as their July Star of the Month during the pregame ceremonies.
 
The Padres will honor various local youth baseball and softball all-star teams that excelled in their respective divisions during the 2018 season prior to Thursday's game. Two of the teams being recognized include Escondido Youth Baseball's 11U All-Star Team, which made it to the PONY International World Series, as well as Scripps Ranch Little League Intermediate All-Star Team, which advanced to the Little League World Series.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - Friday, August 31 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The popular Party in the Park series returns on Friday with CocktailFest presented by Southwest Airlines. Elements include:
-The party begins at 4:30 p.m. with live entertainment and Cutwater Spirit canned cocktails available for $5 and specialty cocktails available for $10 exclusively with Friar Funds.
 
Friday is the third and final Marvel Super Hero Day™ of 2018, featuring:
-A Padres-themed Black Panther Bobblehead with the purchase of a dedicated Marvel Super Hero Day™ theme game ticket package (available to the first 5,000 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package). Ticket packages are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can be purchased here.
-Marvel Super Hero-themed in-game entertainment throughout the night.
 
Nordic Heritage Night will take place on Friday, a night to recognize the San Diego Nordic community, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Nordic Night hat available to the first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Nordic Heritage Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Friday will also serve as a First Responder Salute to Police Department's throughout San Diego County, presented by BAE Systems. Elements include:
-San Diego Police Department Officer Francisco Roman will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Officers representing nine San Diego County police departments will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
-Representatives from the Padres and BAE Systems will present a $10,000 check to the Widows & Orphans Fund of the San Diego Police -Officers Association. Detective Jack Shaeffer, Vice President of the SDPOA, will accept the check during a Home Plate ceremony.
-Escondido Police Chief Craig Carter, the current president of the San Diego County Chiefs & Sheriffs Association, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Patrick Howard Trampus, retired Chula Vista Police Department officer, will perform the National Anthem prior to Friday's game.
-Nine San Diego County police officers will take the field to greet Padres starters at their positions.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The annual Padres Foundation Mystery Ball Fundraiser begins on Friday and will continue through Saturday or while supplies last. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase a "Mystery Box" containing an autographed baseball signed by a Padres player, MLB star or Hall of Famer for a $40 donation to the Padres Foundation and their efforts to benefit youth baseball and softball programs. Mystery Boxes will be available in multiple locations throughout the ballpark including Section F and Section 109 on the main concourse and the Park at the Park near the wiffle ball field.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - Saturday, September 1 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance on Saturday will receive a Beach Hat presented by FOX Sports San Diego.
 
Pacific Islander Heritage Night will take place on Saturday, a night to recognize the San Diego Pacific Islander community, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Pacific Islander Night hat available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Pacific Islander Heritage Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
On Saturday, the Padres Foundation, in partnership with SDG&E, will continue their season-long "Going to Bat for San Diego" initiative. The partnership aims to honor the 13 local organizations dedicated to keeping San Diego safe and clean. Representatives from the Padres and SDG&E will present a check for $50,000 each to Plug In America and the American Lung Association during the pregame ceremony, and two-time double lung transplant survivor Caleigh Haber will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
 
Twelve representatives from Rady Children's Hospital will be recognized during the pregame ceremony in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness.
 
The Mystery Ball Fundraiser continues on Saturday pending available inventory. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase an autographed baseball for a $40 donation to the Padres Foundation. Mystery Boxes will be available in multiple locations throughout the ballpark including Section F and Section 109 on the main concourse and the Park at the Park near the wiffle ball field.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - Sunday, September 2 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
The Sandlot Day will take place Sunday at Petco Park in celebration of the movie's 25th Anniversary. Fans who purchase the dedicated Sandlot theme game ticket package will receive a Padres-themed "Ham" Porter bobblehead and will be invited to watch The Sandlot on the field following Sunday's game (available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the Sandlot ticket package). For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: United States Air Force and Air National Guard Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-Cadet Deputy Wing Commander Kade Castleberry of the SDSU Air Force ROTC will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Over 50 representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and Civil Air Patrol will line the baselines during the pregame ceremonies.
-Chief Master Sergeant Cynthia Villa from the U.S. 4th Air Force, March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, CA, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-U.S. Air Force First Lieutenant Jeff Collins, Medical Service Corps Officer from March ARB in CA, will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and Civil Air Patrol will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be conducted by C-17 Globemaster III from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March ARB in Riverside, CA.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and younger) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Kids Run the Bases activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:30 a.m.
-From 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street. Compadres Kids members will receive front-of-the-line privileges by lining up at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.

San Diego Padres

San Diego Padres Release 2019 Schedule

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today released their schedule for the 2019 regular season, which features interleague visits to San Diego by the Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays. The team will open the season at home with a four-game series against the San Francisco Giants beginning on Opening Day, Thursday, March 28 at 1:10 p.m. The opening homestand will conclude with a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks from April 1-3.
 
Interleague play in 2019 will bring American League East opponents to San Diego, as the Orioles (July 29-30), Rays (August 12-14) and Red Sox (August 23-25) will all make the trip to America's Finest City. This will mark the fifth appearance at Petco Park for the Orioles (last in 2016), the third for the Red Sox (last in 2016) and just the second for the Rays (last in 2004). The Seattle Mariners will also make an appearance in San Diego (April 23-24) as part of interleague play. For interleague road contests, the Padres will visit the Toronto Blue Jays (May 24-26), New York Yankees (May 27-29), Baltimore (June 25-26) and Seattle (August 6-7). The club's visit to the new Yankee Stadium will be its first since the ballpark opened in 2009 and the third overall visit to the Bronx (last in 2008). This will also be the club's fourth visit to Camden Yards (last in 2016) and only the second visit to Toronto's Rogers Center (first in 2016).
 
Home weekends for the Padres in 2019 are highlighted by series' against National League West opponents, including two weekend series against the Giants, two against the Colorado Rockies and one each against the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks. The Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, Miami Marlins, Washington Nationals, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves and Red Sox also pay weekend visits to Petco Park. The Padres will host the Reds at Petco Park on Easter (April 21).
 
The Padres will wrap up their 2019 home regular season schedule with a six-game homestand against the Diamondbacks (September 20-22) and Dodgers (September 24-26). The club concludes the 2019 regular season with a three-game road trip to Arizona (September 27-29). San Diego will play 25 of their final 33 regular season games against National League West rivals.
 
Fans who wish to receive notifications regarding updates to the 2019 schedule may sign up for Padres email or text notifications here. To secure tickets immediately, 2019 Season Ticket Memberships are on sale now. Completely customize your Membership by calling 619-795-5555, or visit here for more information. Fans can also get priority access to group tickets and suites by placing a deposit here.
 
Please see the attached document for the full 2019 schedule. Please note: all elements of this schedule are subject to change. Game times for 2019 home games will be announced at a later date.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today released their schedule for the 2019 regular season, which features interleague visits to San Diego by the Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays. The team will open the season at home with a four-game series against the San Francisco Giants beginning on Opening Day, Thursday, March 28 at 1:10 p.m. The opening homestand will conclude with a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks from April 1-3.
 
Interleague play in 2019 will bring American League East opponents to San Diego, as the Orioles (July 29-30), Rays (August 12-14) and Red Sox (August 23-25) will all make the trip to America's Finest City. This will mark the fifth appearance at Petco Park for the Orioles (last in 2016), the third for the Red Sox (last in 2016) and just the second for the Rays (last in 2004). The Seattle Mariners will also make an appearance in San Diego (April 23-24) as part of interleague play. For interleague road contests, the Padres will visit the Toronto Blue Jays (May 24-26), New York Yankees (May 27-29), Baltimore (June 25-26) and Seattle (August 6-7). The club's visit to the new Yankee Stadium will be its first since the ballpark opened in 2009 and the third overall visit to the Bronx (last in 2008). This will also be the club's fourth visit to Camden Yards (last in 2016) and only the second visit to Toronto's Rogers Center (first in 2016).
 
Home weekends for the Padres in 2019 are highlighted by series' against National League West opponents, including two weekend series against the Giants, two against the Colorado Rockies and one each against the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks. The Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, Miami Marlins, Washington Nationals, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves and Red Sox also pay weekend visits to Petco Park. The Padres will host the Reds at Petco Park on Easter (April 21).
 
The Padres will wrap up their 2019 home regular season schedule with a six-game homestand against the Diamondbacks (September 20-22) and Dodgers (September 24-26). The club concludes the 2019 regular season with a three-game road trip to Arizona (September 27-29). San Diego will play 25 of their final 33 regular season games against National League West rivals.
 
Fans who wish to receive notifications regarding updates to the 2019 schedule may sign up for Padres email or text notifications here. To secure tickets immediately, 2019 Season Ticket Memberships are on sale now. Completely customize your Membership by calling 619-795-5555, or visit here for more information. Fans can also get priority access to group tickets and suites by placing a deposit here.
 
Please see the attached document for the full 2019 schedule. Please note: all elements of this schedule are subject to change. Game times for 2019 home games will be announced at a later date.

San Diego Padres

Padres to Host Phillies, Angels & Diamondbacks for 10th Homestand of 2018

Homestand No. 10 at a Glance
 
Padres vs. Phillies - Fri, August 10, 7:10 p.m.
WineFest (Southwest Airlines)
Theme Game: WineFest
National Baseball Card Day: Commemorative Padres Trading Card Pack (Topps)
First Responder Salute: San Diego County Sheriff's Department Salute (Aetna)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Rocket League gaming area debut (Psyonix)
 
Padres vs. Phillies - Sat, August 11, 5:40 p.m.
Beach Towel (Sycuan Casino)
Theme Game: Filipino Heritage Night
Postgame Laser Show: Summer-themed
 
Padres vs. Phillies - Sun, August 12, 12:40 p.m.
Military Salute: U.S. Navy Appreciation Day (USAA)
Theme Game: Jewish Community Day
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Baseball/Softball Clinic
16th Annual Perfect Game All-American Classic
 
Padres vs. Angels - Mon, August 13, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Theme Game: Japanese Community Night
FSSD Fan Express/Amtrak Pacific Surfliner activation
 
Padres vs. Angels - Tue, August 14, 7:10 p.m.
Taco Tuesday
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Pregame Ceremony: "Padres' Favorite Things" donation to Make-A-Wish San Diego
 
Padres vs. Angels - Wed, August 15, 6:10 p.m.
Way Back Wednesday (Budweiser)
Theme Game: Way Back Wednesday 98' National League Championship Replica Ring (Coca-Cola)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Padres Baseball and Softball Camp Reunion
Going to Bat for San Diego: Broken Bats for New Trees (SDG&E)

Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Thu, August 16, 7:10 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman Replica Jersey Giveaway (The Hartford)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
College Night
Ceremonial First Pitch: Mikki, Glenn and Greg Hoffman
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Fri, August 17, 7:10 p.m.
Hoffy Table Book (Jerome's Furniture)
BeerFest (Southwest Airlines)
Hoffman HOF Plaque Photo Op in Park at the Park
Unveiling the Padres in Cooperstown Plaque
Ceremonial First Pitch: Tracy Hoffman
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Sat, August 18, 5:40 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman Cooperstown Replica Plaque (Lifeproof)
Trevor Hoffman Pregame Ceremony and Statue Unveiling
Hoffman HOF Plaque Photo Op in Park at the Park
National Anthem: Anisha Gwynn
Postgame Fireworks (T-Mobile)
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Sun, August 19, 1:10 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman Replica Statue (ARCO)
Theme Game: San Diego State University Day
Military Salute: Salute to the Military Family
Ceremonial First Pitch: Charlie Burke, Trevor Hoffman's Father-in-Law
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Run the Bases
 
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Friday, August 10 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The Padres return home from their ninth road trip of the season, a nine-day seven-game trip, for their 10th homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Angels and Arizona Diamondbacks. Action begins tonight with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Phillies.
 
WineFest presented by Southwest Airlines will take place Friday, with elements including:
-A big pregame happy hour in Park at the Park beginning at 4:30 p.m. featuring live entertainment and red and white wines from local and regional wineries available for $5. Fans can pre-purchase Friar Funds here.
-A special ticket package, available for fans who would like to receive a limited-edition Padres-themed stemless wine glass set. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
To celebrate National Baseball Card Day, all fans in attendance will receive a Commemorative Padres Trading Card Pack presented by Topps.
 
Friday will serve as a First Responder Salute: San Diego County Sheriff's Department presented by Aetna. Elements include:
-Deputies from the San Diego Sheriff's Department will line the first baseline during the pregame ceremony.
-Deputy Amber Leidecker from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Deputy Daniel Sloppye from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch, and will be joined by Teddy, the San Diego Sheriff's Department mascot.
-Representatives from the Padres and Aetna will present a check to Denese Deal, President of the San Diego Sheriff's Team Assistance & Resources (STAR) Program, and Sheriff Bill Gore at home plate.
-Deputy Camille Reyes of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department will perform the National Anthem, joined by signer Lieutenant Cynthia Montgomery.
-Nine deputies from the San Diego Sheriff's Department will take the field to greet Padres starters at their positions.
 
Grab Bag Weekend begins on Friday and will continue through Sunday. Past theme game items from 2018 will be available with each ticket purchased through the theme game ticket link here. Fans will have the option to select one item at their time of purchase, and all items will be available for purchase on the day of the game for $10 or $15. Items are subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Debuting at Petco Park this homestand is the Rocket League gaming area in the Power Alley behind Section 129. Rocket League, a sports-action game developed and published by the San Diego-based company Psyonix, is a physics-based soccer and driving multi-player game. All fans will now be able to play Rocket League on Sony PlayStation 4's at the Power Alley during all remaining Padres home games.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Saturday, August 11 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance will receive a Beach Towel presented by Sycuan Casino.
 
In partnership with The House of the Philippines, the Padres will celebrate Filipino Heritage Night, a night to recognize the San Diego Filipino community, on Saturday. Elements include:
-Fans can purchase a discounted ticket in the Filipino Heritage Night section with proceeds benefiting The House of the Philippines. For more information, please visit here.
-A Filipino Heritage Night representative will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell prior to the game.
 
Fans are encouraged to stick around after the game to enjoy a summer-themed Postgame Laser Show.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Sunday, August 12 @ 12:40 p.m.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: United States Navy Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-Over 100 sailors from the U.S. Navy will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
-Commander Naval Air Forces Sailor of the Quarter, MC1 Ramon Bayas, will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Rear Admiral Yancy Lindsey, Commander Navy Region Southwest, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dianne Dumpit will perform the National Anthem before the game and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine U.S. Navy representatives will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be conducted by two U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet Aircraft from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 9 located in China Lake, CA.
 
Sunday is also Jewish Community Day at Petco Park, a day to recognize the San Diego Jewish community, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed Jewish Community Day hat and a Kosher hot dog and soda, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Jewish Community Day ticket package. For more information, please visit here.
-Access to kids activities along with Jewish-themed pregame entertainment.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and younger) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to participate in a baseball/softball clinic hosted by the Padres ball girls on the wiffle ball field in Park at the Park. The clinic will begin approximately 30 minutes following the conclusion of the game. Kids Run the Bases will not take place on this day.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Baseball/Softball Clinic activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:00 a.m.
-From 11:00 to 11:30 a.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to participate in a baseball/softball clinic hosted by the Padres ball girls on the wiffle ball field in Park at the Park. The clinic will begin approximately 30 minutes following the conclusion of the game. Kids Run the Bases will not take place on this day.
 
In partnership with Perfect Game and Rady Children's Hospital, the Padres will host the 16th Annual Perfect Game All-American Classic on Sunday following the Padres game, featuring 50 of the top high school baseball players from across the country in a West Coast vs. East Coast showdown. Fans with a ticket to Sunday's Phillies vs. Padres game can stick around to enjoy the Perfect Game, with first pitch slated for 5:20 p.m. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Angels - Monday, August 13 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Monday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with the opportunity to choose from an assortment of giveaway items, available on a first-come, first-served basis, for fans who purchase the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket package.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
In community partnership with the Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana, Monday will also serve as Japanese Community Night at Petco Park, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a Japanese Community Night hat available to the first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Japanese Community Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
           
Padres fans who take the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to Santa Fe Depot will receive a free ride on the Fox Sports San Diego Fan Express bus to Petco Park.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Angels - Tuesday, August 14 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The ninth Taco Tuesday of 2018 takes place Tuesday and features Petco Park's favorite local tacos at a special price. For only $2.50, fans can choose from a variety of taco options at Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill (section 117 location), Carnitas' Snack Shack, Wonderland Ocean Pub, Lucha Libre, Miguel's, Seaside Market and Brigantine.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Tuesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Following Tuesday's game, kids 14 and under with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The Padres Family Association will present a check with proceeds from the "Padres' Favorite Things" basket fundraiser to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, San Diego Chapter during Tuesday's pregame ceremony. Fans recently had the opportunity to bid on baskets that wives, girlfriends and significant others put together representing the player's favorite things. The auction raised nearly $34,000 and was matched by Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler and his wife, Alexis, totaling $68,000 that will be donated to Make-A-Wish San Diego.
 
Padres fans who take the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to Santa Fe Depot will receive a free ride on the Fox Sports San Diego Fan Express bus to Petco Park.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Angels - Wednesday, August 15 @ 6:10 p.m.
 
Wednesday will feature Way Back Wednesday presented by Budweiser with the Padres wearing their home white, blue and orange pinstripe uniforms worn by the club from 1991 to 2001. In-game music, graphics and other entertainment features will add to the Way Back Wednesday theme. Fans are encouraged to purchase a special theme game ticket package to receive a 98' National League Championship Replica Ring presented by Coca-Cola, available to the first 2,500 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package available here.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Kids with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket will have exclusive access to face painters available in Park at the Park from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The Padres Baseball and Softball Camp Reunion takes place Wednesday to celebrate the series of summer camps the Padres offered, which were created to enrich the lives of children through instruction, character development and a unique Major League experience. Approximately 400 Padres baseball and softball campers will participate in a warning track salute during the pregame ceremony.
 
On Wednesday, the Padres Foundation, in partnership with SDG&E, will continue their season-long "Going to Bat for San Diego" initiative. The partnership aims to honor the 13 local organizations dedicated to keeping San Diego safe and clean. Wednesday's "Going to Bat for San Diego" will feature Broken Bats for New Trees. Representatives from the Padres and SDG&E will present a check for $20,000 each to Balboa Park Conservancy and Tree San Diego during the pregame ceremony.
 
Padres fans who take the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to Santa Fe Depot will receive a free ride on the Fox Sports San Diego Fan Express bus to Petco Park.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Thursday, August 16 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
As part of a weekend-long celebration honoring Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, all fans in attendance on Thursday will receive a Trevor Hoffman Replica Jersey presented by The Hartford. Four sizes will be available to fans (Youth Large, Adult Medium, XL and 2XL) on a first-come, first-served basis. Exchange locations will be available in Park at the Park, Park Blvd. Gate and Home Plate Gate for fans wishing to exchange sizes. Sizes are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Trevor's mother, Mikki, and his brothers, Glenn and Greg Hoffman, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Thursday's game.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Thursday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with access to bounce houses and other inflatables and games in Park at the Park
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The fifth College Night of 2018 will take place Thursday. Elements include:
-A DJ spinning at the Budweiser Patio in Right Field from 5:30 p.m. through the conclusion of the game.
-College students will recieve a special ticket discount here (advance price of $15 in a Right Field Upper Reserved College Night section; prices increase day-of-game).
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Friday, August 17 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
In continuation of the weekend-long celebration honoring Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, all fans in attendance on Friday will receive a Hoffy Table Book presented by Jerome's Furniture.
 
Friday night will feature BeerFest presented by Southwest Airlines, featuring:
-Live entertainment and a wide selection of beers from a variety of local and national breweries at Park at the Park.
-First pour is at 4:30 p.m. with all beers specially priced at $5 and available for purchase with Friar Funds exclusively. Fans can pre-purchase Friar Funds here.
 
Trevor Hoffman's National Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque will be on display in Park at the Park for fans to participate in a photo opportunity before and throughout the game. Hoffman's replica plaque will be unveiled in Palm Court Plaza during the pregame ceremony as part of the "Padres in Cooperstown" display.
 
Tracy Hoffman, Trevor's wife, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Friday's game with Trevor receiving the pitch.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Saturday, August 18 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego and in continuation of the weekend-long celebration honoring Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, all fans in attendance will receive a Trevor Hoffman Cooperstown Replica Plaque presented by Lifeproof.
 
Trevor Hoffman will be recognized on the field during Saturday's pregame ceremony to celebrate his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. As part of the ceremony, Trevor and his family will head over to K St. for the unveiling of his statue prior to throwing the Ceremonial First Pitch to Padres Spanish-Language broadcaster and former catcher Carlos Hernandez prior to Saturday's game.
 
Anisha Gwynn, daughter of Hall of Famer and former Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn, will perform the National Anthem prior to the game.
 
Trevor Hoffman's National Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque will be on display in Park at the Park for fans to participate in a photo opportunity before and throughout the game. Hoffman's replica plaque will be unveiled in Palm Court Plaza during the pregame ceremony as part of the "Padres in Cooperstown" display.
 
Fans are encouraged to stick around after the game to enjoy a Postgame Trevor Hoffman Fireworks Show presented by T-Mobile.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Sunday, August 19 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
In continuation of the weekend-long celebration honoring Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, all fans in attendance on Sunday will receive a Trevor Hoffman Replica Statue presented by ARCO.
 
San Diego State University Day will take place on Sunday featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed SDSU hat, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated SDSU Day theme game ticket package. For more information, please visit here.
-The SDSU band and cheerleaders will perform prior to the game in Park at the Park and a special SDSU pregame ceremony will take place on the field. In addition, the SDSU band will perform "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th-inning stretch and cheerleaders will join Pad Squad on the field for slingshots and t-shirt toss.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: Salute to the Military Family. Elements of the day include:
-Approximately 50 representatives from Big Brothers Big Sisters Operation Bigs will line the baselines prior to the game.
-A military family representative will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Four Padres Foundation military scholarship recipients will be recognized and presented a check during a Home Plate ceremony by Randy Jones, Trevor Hoffman, Maggie Coleman and Alicia Gwynn.
-The U.S. Navy All-Stars, who will have participated in a softball game against Padres Alumni on Thursday, August 16, will be recognized during the pregame ceremony.
-Charlie Burke, Retired USMC and Trevor Hoffman's Father-in-Law, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-A representative from the USS Carl Vinson will perform the National Anthem prior to Sunday's game and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine United States Marine Corps children from Camp Pendleton's youth sports program will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and younger) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Kids Run the Bases activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:00 a.m.
-From 11:00 to 11:30 a.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to play run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street. Compadres Kids members will receive front-of-the-line privileges by lining up at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.

Homestand No. 10 at a Glance
 
Padres vs. Phillies - Fri, August 10, 7:10 p.m.
WineFest (Southwest Airlines)
Theme Game: WineFest
National Baseball Card Day: Commemorative Padres Trading Card Pack (Topps)
First Responder Salute: San Diego County Sheriff's Department Salute (Aetna)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Rocket League gaming area debut (Psyonix)
 
Padres vs. Phillies - Sat, August 11, 5:40 p.m.
Beach Towel (Sycuan Casino)
Theme Game: Filipino Heritage Night
Postgame Laser Show: Summer-themed
 
Padres vs. Phillies - Sun, August 12, 12:40 p.m.
Military Salute: U.S. Navy Appreciation Day (USAA)
Theme Game: Jewish Community Day
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Baseball/Softball Clinic
16th Annual Perfect Game All-American Classic
 
Padres vs. Angels - Mon, August 13, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Theme Game: Japanese Community Night
FSSD Fan Express/Amtrak Pacific Surfliner activation
 
Padres vs. Angels - Tue, August 14, 7:10 p.m.
Taco Tuesday
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Pregame Ceremony: "Padres' Favorite Things" donation to Make-A-Wish San Diego
 
Padres vs. Angels - Wed, August 15, 6:10 p.m.
Way Back Wednesday (Budweiser)
Theme Game: Way Back Wednesday 98' National League Championship Replica Ring (Coca-Cola)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Padres Baseball and Softball Camp Reunion
Going to Bat for San Diego: Broken Bats for New Trees (SDG&E)

Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Thu, August 16, 7:10 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman Replica Jersey Giveaway (The Hartford)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
College Night
Ceremonial First Pitch: Mikki, Glenn and Greg Hoffman
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Fri, August 17, 7:10 p.m.
Hoffy Table Book (Jerome's Furniture)
BeerFest (Southwest Airlines)
Hoffman HOF Plaque Photo Op in Park at the Park
Unveiling the Padres in Cooperstown Plaque
Ceremonial First Pitch: Tracy Hoffman
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Sat, August 18, 5:40 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman Cooperstown Replica Plaque (Lifeproof)
Trevor Hoffman Pregame Ceremony and Statue Unveiling
Hoffman HOF Plaque Photo Op in Park at the Park
National Anthem: Anisha Gwynn
Postgame Fireworks (T-Mobile)
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Sun, August 19, 1:10 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman Replica Statue (ARCO)
Theme Game: San Diego State University Day
Military Salute: Salute to the Military Family
Ceremonial First Pitch: Charlie Burke, Trevor Hoffman's Father-in-Law
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Run the Bases
 
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Friday, August 10 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The Padres return home from their ninth road trip of the season, a nine-day seven-game trip, for their 10th homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Angels and Arizona Diamondbacks. Action begins tonight with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Phillies.
 
WineFest presented by Southwest Airlines will take place Friday, with elements including:
-A big pregame happy hour in Park at the Park beginning at 4:30 p.m. featuring live entertainment and red and white wines from local and regional wineries available for $5. Fans can pre-purchase Friar Funds here.
-A special ticket package, available for fans who would like to receive a limited-edition Padres-themed stemless wine glass set. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
To celebrate National Baseball Card Day, all fans in attendance will receive a Commemorative Padres Trading Card Pack presented by Topps.
 
Friday will serve as a First Responder Salute: San Diego County Sheriff's Department presented by Aetna. Elements include:
-Deputies from the San Diego Sheriff's Department will line the first baseline during the pregame ceremony.
-Deputy Amber Leidecker from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Deputy Daniel Sloppye from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch, and will be joined by Teddy, the San Diego Sheriff's Department mascot.
-Representatives from the Padres and Aetna will present a check to Denese Deal, President of the San Diego Sheriff's Team Assistance & Resources (STAR) Program, and Sheriff Bill Gore at home plate.
-Deputy Camille Reyes of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department will perform the National Anthem, joined by signer Lieutenant Cynthia Montgomery.
-Nine deputies from the San Diego Sheriff's Department will take the field to greet Padres starters at their positions.
 
Grab Bag Weekend begins on Friday and will continue through Sunday. Past theme game items from 2018 will be available with each ticket purchased through the theme game ticket link here. Fans will have the option to select one item at their time of purchase, and all items will be available for purchase on the day of the game for $10 or $15. Items are subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Debuting at Petco Park this homestand is the Rocket League gaming area in the Power Alley behind Section 129. Rocket League, a sports-action game developed and published by the San Diego-based company Psyonix, is a physics-based soccer and driving multi-player game. All fans will now be able to play Rocket League on Sony PlayStation 4's at the Power Alley during all remaining Padres home games.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Saturday, August 11 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance will receive a Beach Towel presented by Sycuan Casino.
 
In partnership with The House of the Philippines, the Padres will celebrate Filipino Heritage Night, a night to recognize the San Diego Filipino community, on Saturday. Elements include:
-Fans can purchase a discounted ticket in the Filipino Heritage Night section with proceeds benefiting The House of the Philippines. For more information, please visit here.
-A Filipino Heritage Night representative will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell prior to the game.
 
Fans are encouraged to stick around after the game to enjoy a summer-themed Postgame Laser Show.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Sunday, August 12 @ 12:40 p.m.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: United States Navy Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-Over 100 sailors from the U.S. Navy will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
-Commander Naval Air Forces Sailor of the Quarter, MC1 Ramon Bayas, will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Rear Admiral Yancy Lindsey, Commander Navy Region Southwest, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dianne Dumpit will perform the National Anthem before the game and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine U.S. Navy representatives will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be conducted by two U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet Aircraft from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 9 located in China Lake, CA.
 
Sunday is also Jewish Community Day at Petco Park, a day to recognize the San Diego Jewish community, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed Jewish Community Day hat and a Kosher hot dog and soda, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Jewish Community Day ticket package. For more information, please visit here.
-Access to kids activities along with Jewish-themed pregame entertainment.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and younger) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to participate in a baseball/softball clinic hosted by the Padres ball girls on the wiffle ball field in Park at the Park. The clinic will begin approximately 30 minutes following the conclusion of the game. Kids Run the Bases will not take place on this day.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Baseball/Softball Clinic activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:00 a.m.
-From 11:00 to 11:30 a.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to participate in a baseball/softball clinic hosted by the Padres ball girls on the wiffle ball field in Park at the Park. The clinic will begin approximately 30 minutes following the conclusion of the game. Kids Run the Bases will not take place on this day.
 
In partnership with Perfect Game and Rady Children's Hospital, the Padres will host the 16th Annual Perfect Game All-American Classic on Sunday following the Padres game, featuring 50 of the top high school baseball players from across the country in a West Coast vs. East Coast showdown. Fans with a ticket to Sunday's Phillies vs. Padres game can stick around to enjoy the Perfect Game, with first pitch slated for 5:20 p.m. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Angels - Monday, August 13 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Monday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with the opportunity to choose from an assortment of giveaway items, available on a first-come, first-served basis, for fans who purchase the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket package.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
In community partnership with the Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana, Monday will also serve as Japanese Community Night at Petco Park, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a Japanese Community Night hat available to the first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Japanese Community Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
           
Padres fans who take the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to Santa Fe Depot will receive a free ride on the Fox Sports San Diego Fan Express bus to Petco Park.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Angels - Tuesday, August 14 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The ninth Taco Tuesday of 2018 takes place Tuesday and features Petco Park's favorite local tacos at a special price. For only $2.50, fans can choose from a variety of taco options at Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill (section 117 location), Carnitas' Snack Shack, Wonderland Ocean Pub, Lucha Libre, Miguel's, Seaside Market and Brigantine.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Tuesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Following Tuesday's game, kids 14 and under with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The Padres Family Association will present a check with proceeds from the "Padres' Favorite Things" basket fundraiser to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, San Diego Chapter during Tuesday's pregame ceremony. Fans recently had the opportunity to bid on baskets that wives, girlfriends and significant others put together representing the player's favorite things. The auction raised nearly $34,000 and was matched by Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler and his wife, Alexis, totaling $68,000 that will be donated to Make-A-Wish San Diego.
 
Padres fans who take the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to Santa Fe Depot will receive a free ride on the Fox Sports San Diego Fan Express bus to Petco Park.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Angels - Wednesday, August 15 @ 6:10 p.m.
 
Wednesday will feature Way Back Wednesday presented by Budweiser with the Padres wearing their home white, blue and orange pinstripe uniforms worn by the club from 1991 to 2001. In-game music, graphics and other entertainment features will add to the Way Back Wednesday theme. Fans are encouraged to purchase a special theme game ticket package to receive a 98' National League Championship Replica Ring presented by Coca-Cola, available to the first 2,500 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package available here.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Wednesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Kids with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket will have exclusive access to face painters available in Park at the Park from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The Padres Baseball and Softball Camp Reunion takes place Wednesday to celebrate the series of summer camps the Padres offered, which were created to enrich the lives of children through instruction, character development and a unique Major League experience. Approximately 400 Padres baseball and softball campers will participate in a warning track salute during the pregame ceremony.
 
On Wednesday, the Padres Foundation, in partnership with SDG&E, will continue their season-long "Going to Bat for San Diego" initiative. The partnership aims to honor the 13 local organizations dedicated to keeping San Diego safe and clean. Wednesday's "Going to Bat for San Diego" will feature Broken Bats for New Trees. Representatives from the Padres and SDG&E will present a check for $20,000 each to Balboa Park Conservancy and Tree San Diego during the pregame ceremony.
 
Padres fans who take the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to Santa Fe Depot will receive a free ride on the Fox Sports San Diego Fan Express bus to Petco Park.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Thursday, August 16 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
As part of a weekend-long celebration honoring Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, all fans in attendance on Thursday will receive a Trevor Hoffman Replica Jersey presented by The Hartford. Four sizes will be available to fans (Youth Large, Adult Medium, XL and 2XL) on a first-come, first-served basis. Exchange locations will be available in Park at the Park, Park Blvd. Gate and Home Plate Gate for fans wishing to exchange sizes. Sizes are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Trevor's mother, Mikki, and his brothers, Glenn and Greg Hoffman, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Thursday's game.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Thursday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with access to bounce houses and other inflatables and games in Park at the Park
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The fifth College Night of 2018 will take place Thursday. Elements include:
-A DJ spinning at the Budweiser Patio in Right Field from 5:30 p.m. through the conclusion of the game.
-College students will recieve a special ticket discount here (advance price of $15 in a Right Field Upper Reserved College Night section; prices increase day-of-game).
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Friday, August 17 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
In continuation of the weekend-long celebration honoring Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, all fans in attendance on Friday will receive a Hoffy Table Book presented by Jerome's Furniture.
 
Friday night will feature BeerFest presented by Southwest Airlines, featuring:
-Live entertainment and a wide selection of beers from a variety of local and national breweries at Park at the Park.
-First pour is at 4:30 p.m. with all beers specially priced at $5 and available for purchase with Friar Funds exclusively. Fans can pre-purchase Friar Funds here.
 
Trevor Hoffman's National Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque will be on display in Park at the Park for fans to participate in a photo opportunity before and throughout the game. Hoffman's replica plaque will be unveiled in Palm Court Plaza during the pregame ceremony as part of the "Padres in Cooperstown" display.
 
Tracy Hoffman, Trevor's wife, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Friday's game with Trevor receiving the pitch.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Saturday, August 18 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego and in continuation of the weekend-long celebration honoring Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, all fans in attendance will receive a Trevor Hoffman Cooperstown Replica Plaque presented by Lifeproof.
 
Trevor Hoffman will be recognized on the field during Saturday's pregame ceremony to celebrate his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. As part of the ceremony, Trevor and his family will head over to K St. for the unveiling of his statue prior to throwing the Ceremonial First Pitch to Padres Spanish-Language broadcaster and former catcher Carlos Hernandez prior to Saturday's game.
 
Anisha Gwynn, daughter of Hall of Famer and former Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn, will perform the National Anthem prior to the game.
 
Trevor Hoffman's National Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque will be on display in Park at the Park for fans to participate in a photo opportunity before and throughout the game. Hoffman's replica plaque will be unveiled in Palm Court Plaza during the pregame ceremony as part of the "Padres in Cooperstown" display.
 
Fans are encouraged to stick around after the game to enjoy a Postgame Trevor Hoffman Fireworks Show presented by T-Mobile.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Sunday, August 19 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
In continuation of the weekend-long celebration honoring Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, all fans in attendance on Sunday will receive a Trevor Hoffman Replica Statue presented by ARCO.
 
San Diego State University Day will take place on Sunday featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed SDSU hat, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated SDSU Day theme game ticket package. For more information, please visit here.
-The SDSU band and cheerleaders will perform prior to the game in Park at the Park and a special SDSU pregame ceremony will take place on the field. In addition, the SDSU band will perform "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th-inning stretch and cheerleaders will join Pad Squad on the field for slingshots and t-shirt toss.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: Salute to the Military Family. Elements of the day include:
-Approximately 50 representatives from Big Brothers Big Sisters Operation Bigs will line the baselines prior to the game.
-A military family representative will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Four Padres Foundation military scholarship recipients will be recognized and presented a check during a Home Plate ceremony by Randy Jones, Trevor Hoffman, Maggie Coleman and Alicia Gwynn.
-The U.S. Navy All-Stars, who will have participated in a softball game against Padres Alumni on Thursday, August 16, will be recognized during the pregame ceremony.
-Charlie Burke, Retired USMC and Trevor Hoffman's Father-in-Law, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-A representative from the USS Carl Vinson will perform the National Anthem prior to Sunday's game and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine United States Marine Corps children from Camp Pendleton's youth sports program will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and younger) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Kids Run the Bases activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:00 a.m.
-From 11:00 to 11:30 a.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to play run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street. Compadres Kids members will receive front-of-the-line privileges by lining up at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.

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Padres Alumni to Play U.S. Navy All-Stars

Two teams to compete in a softball game at Naval Air Station North Island

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced details surrounding the second alumni softball game of 2018 set for Thursday, August 16 at 11:40 a.m. when a team of Padres Alumni will take on a team of U.S. Navy All-Stars from Naval Air Station North Island at the VADM Ed Martin Sports Complex. Notable Padres Alumni participants include Heath Bell, Archi Cianfrocco, Steve Finley, Mark Grant, Tony Gwynn Jr., Carlos Hernandez, Randy Jones, Mark Loretta and Mark Sweeney.

Rules for the six-inning game will include the use of a designated hitter, a pitch ceiling of 10 feet and a five-run maximum per inning. The Naval Air Station North Island All-Stars will be managed by Vice Admiral Chip Miller, Commander for all U.S. Navy Aviation units. Padres public address announcer Alex Miniak will also be on-hand to provide live play-by-play commentary of the game. Sailors and their families in attendance will be treated to food, kids activities, giveaways, live entertainment and a meet and greet with current Padres players, as well as members of the Padres Alumni team. The event is closed to the public and only open to active duty sailors and their families.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced details surrounding the second alumni softball game of 2018 set for Thursday, August 16 at 11:40 a.m. when a team of Padres Alumni will take on a team of U.S. Navy All-Stars from Naval Air Station North Island at the VADM Ed Martin Sports Complex. Notable Padres Alumni participants include Heath Bell, Archi Cianfrocco, Steve Finley, Mark Grant, Tony Gwynn Jr., Carlos Hernandez, Randy Jones, Mark Loretta and Mark Sweeney.

Rules for the six-inning game will include the use of a designated hitter, a pitch ceiling of 10 feet and a five-run maximum per inning. The Naval Air Station North Island All-Stars will be managed by Vice Admiral Chip Miller, Commander for all U.S. Navy Aviation units. Padres public address announcer Alex Miniak will also be on-hand to provide live play-by-play commentary of the game. Sailors and their families in attendance will be treated to food, kids activities, giveaways, live entertainment and a meet and greet with current Padres players, as well as members of the Padres Alumni team. The event is closed to the public and only open to active duty sailors and their families.

More information on the Padres' military initiatives can be found on the club's dedicated military website here, which serves as a tool to connect Padres fans to our San Diego military community and the non-profit organizations that support it.

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Statement on Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame

Statement from San Diego Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler and General Partner Peter Seidler:

"On behalf of the entire San Diego Padres organization, we enthusiastically celebrate Trevor Hoffman on his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Trevor is a tremendous ambassador for our club, the great game of baseball and the entire City of San Diego. We are absolutely thrilled that it's finally Trevor's Time in Cooperstown."

Statement from San Diego Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler and General Partner Peter Seidler:

"On behalf of the entire San Diego Padres organization, we enthusiastically celebrate Trevor Hoffman on his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Trevor is a tremendous ambassador for our club, the great game of baseball and the entire City of San Diego. We are absolutely thrilled that it's finally Trevor's Time in Cooperstown."

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Padres to Host Diamondbacks and Giants for Ninth Homestand of the 2018 Season

Homestand No. 9 at a Glance
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Fri, July 27, 7:10 p.m.
Theme Game: Marvel Super Hero Day™
Theme Game: Country Night
Party in the Park: Country Night (Southwest Airlines)
Heart & Hustle Award pregame ceremony
Xtreme Diamond Sports Parade
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Sat, July 28, 5:40 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman #51 Retirement Commemorative Bobblehead (State Farm)
Theme Game: Greek Heritage Night
UC San Diego Health Night
Mormon Night
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Sun, July 29, 1:10 p.m.
Hoffman Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony In-Park Broadcast
Trevor Hoffman #51 Commemorative Flag
Kids Day: Backpack (Chick-fil-A)
10th Annual "Phil's BBQ at the Ballpark"
Military Salute: U.S. Army & Army National Guard Appreciation Day (USAA)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Catch on the Field
Going to Bat for San Diego "Sustainable Sunday: Get Here Green" (SDG&E)
Postgame Del Real Foods coupon distribution
 
Padres vs. Giants - Mon, July 30, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Theme Game: Donate Life
Hall of Champions pregame ceremony
 
Padres vs. Giants - Tue, July 31, 1:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Taco Tuesday
Camp Day Parade
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Friday, July 27 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The Padres return home from their eighth road trip of the season, a seven-day six-game trip, for their ninth homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants. Action begins tomorrow with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Diamondbacks.
 
Friday is the second Marvel Super Hero Day™ of 2018, featuring:
-A Padres-themed Ant-Man and The Wasp Bobblehead with the purchase of a dedicated Marvel Super Hero Day™ theme game ticket package (available to the first 5,000 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package). Ticket packages are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can be purchased here.
-Marvel Super Hero-themed in-game entertainment throughout the night.
 
Friday is also Country Night at Petco Park with elements including:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed cowboy hat, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Country Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
-Country artist Jason Charles Miller will perform the National Anthem prior to Friday's game.
 
Party in the Park presented by Southwest Airlines will also take place Friday and will feature a country theme. The party begins at 4:30 p.m. and will feature live entertainment by the Nash Brothers Band, a Lifeproof dunk tank, mechanical bulls, cornhole games and $5 drink specials.
 
Jose Pirela, the Padres' winner of the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's Heart and Hustle Award, will be presented with the award during a pregame ceremony. The award, given to players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody its values, will be presented to Pirela by Padres First Base Coach Skip Schumaker.
 
Thousands of athletes will participate in an Xtreme Diamond Sports Parade on the warning track prior to Friday's game.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Saturday, July 28 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance will receive a Trevor Hoffman #51 Retirement Commemorative Bobblehead presented by State Farm.
 
Greek Heritage Night will take place Saturday, a night to recognize the San Diego Greek community. Elements include:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Greek Night hat, available to the first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Greek Heritage Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
-A special Greek Heritage Night performance in Park at the Park.
 
Sunday will also be UC San Diego Health Night with representatives from UC San Diego participating in various activities during the pregame ceremony in addition to a special postgame catch on the field.
 
The local Mormon community will be recognized during the pregame ceremony on Saturday as part of Mormon Night. Kristine Krause, a representative of Mormon Night, will perform the National Anthem prior to the game.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Sunday, July 29 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
Fans attending Sunday's game will have the opportunity to watch former Padres closer Trevor Hoffman on the video board as he is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame during the Hoffman Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony In-Park Broadcast. Gates will open at 10:00 a.m. to allow fans to arrive at Petco Park before the broadcast begins at 10:30 a.m.
 
In honor of Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, the first 15,000 fans in attendance will receive a Trevor Hoffman #51 Commemorative Flag.
 
As part of Kids Day presented by Chick-fil-A, all kids in attendance on Sunday (14 and under) will receive a Padres-themed backpack.
 
Also on Sunday is the 10th Annual "Phil's BBQ at the Ballpark," a private pregame tailgate party at Tailgate Park beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Padres and Phil's BBQ are raising funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters Operation Bigs. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: U.S. Army & Army National Guard Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-Over 50 representatives from the United States Army and California Army National Guard will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
-Staff Sergeant Christopher McCullough from the U.S. Army San Diego recruiting company will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
54 future U.S. Army soldiers will take the Oath of Enlistment, administered by Lieutenant Colonel John T. Bleigh, who be accompanied by Sergeant First Class Mathew Lewis.
-Brigadier General Jeff Broadwater, Commanding General of the U.S. Army National Training Center in Fort Irwin, CA, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Specialist Dana Clarke from Operations Group, National Training Center in Fort Irwin, CA will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine representatives from the U.S. Army and California Army National Guard will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be conducted by three UH-60 helicopters from the 2916th Aviation Battalion in Fort Irwin, CA.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and younger) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to play catch on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Catch on the Field activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:00 a.m.
-From 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to play catch on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street. Compadres Kids members will receive front-of-the-line privileges by lining up at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
 
On Sunday, the Padres Foundation, in partnership with SDG&E, will continue their season-long "Going to Bat for San Diego" initiative. The partnership aims to honor the 13 local organizations dedicated to keeping San Diego safe and clean. Sunday's "Going to Bat for San Diego" will feature Sustainable Sunday: Get Here Green, where East Village Association and Circulate San Diego will come together to encourage the use of alternative rides. A representative from SDG&E will present a check for $15,000 to representatives from Circulate San Diego during the pregame ceremony.
 
Fans will receive a Del Real Foods coupon upon exiting the game (available to the first 15,000 fans).
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Monday, July 30 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Monday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with the opportunity to choose from an assortment of giveaway items, available on a first-come, first-served basis, for fans who purchase the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket package.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Lifesharing's 5th Annual Donate Life Night is Monday, a night committed to raising awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation, with elements including:
-A special ticket package to attend the game with the Donate Life group. For more information, fans can visit here.
-Local surgeons and coordinators at San Diego's transplant hospitals will be recognized during the pregame ceremony.
 
Prior to Monday night's game, Padres pitcher Kirby Yates will be honored by the Hall of Champions as their June Star of the Month during the pregame ceremonies.       
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Tuesday, July 31 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Tuesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Following Tuesday's game, kids 14 and under with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The eighth Taco Tuesday of 2018 takes place Tuesday and features Petco Park's favorite local tacos at a special price. For only $2.50, fans can choose from a variety of taco options at Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill (section 117 location), Carnitas' Snack Shack, Wonderland Ocean Pub, Lucha Libre, Miguel's, Seaside Market and Brigantine.
 
As part of Camp Day, thousands of children from local day camps will participate in a pregame parade around the warning track.

Homestand No. 9 at a Glance
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Fri, July 27, 7:10 p.m.
Theme Game: Marvel Super Hero Day™
Theme Game: Country Night
Party in the Park: Country Night (Southwest Airlines)
Heart & Hustle Award pregame ceremony
Xtreme Diamond Sports Parade
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Sat, July 28, 5:40 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman #51 Retirement Commemorative Bobblehead (State Farm)
Theme Game: Greek Heritage Night
UC San Diego Health Night
Mormon Night
 
Padres vs. Diamondbacks - Sun, July 29, 1:10 p.m.
Hoffman Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony In-Park Broadcast
Trevor Hoffman #51 Commemorative Flag
Kids Day: Backpack (Chick-fil-A)
10th Annual "Phil's BBQ at the Ballpark"
Military Salute: U.S. Army & Army National Guard Appreciation Day (USAA)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Catch on the Field
Going to Bat for San Diego "Sustainable Sunday: Get Here Green" (SDG&E)
Postgame Del Real Foods coupon distribution
 
Padres vs. Giants - Mon, July 30, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Theme Game: Donate Life
Hall of Champions pregame ceremony
 
Padres vs. Giants - Tue, July 31, 1:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Taco Tuesday
Camp Day Parade
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Friday, July 27 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The Padres return home from their eighth road trip of the season, a seven-day six-game trip, for their ninth homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants. Action begins tomorrow with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Diamondbacks.
 
Friday is the second Marvel Super Hero Day™ of 2018, featuring:
-A Padres-themed Ant-Man and The Wasp Bobblehead with the purchase of a dedicated Marvel Super Hero Day™ theme game ticket package (available to the first 5,000 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package). Ticket packages are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can be purchased here.
-Marvel Super Hero-themed in-game entertainment throughout the night.
 
Friday is also Country Night at Petco Park with elements including:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Padres-themed cowboy hat, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Country Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
-Country artist Jason Charles Miller will perform the National Anthem prior to Friday's game.
 
Party in the Park presented by Southwest Airlines will also take place Friday and will feature a country theme. The party begins at 4:30 p.m. and will feature live entertainment by the Nash Brothers Band, a Lifeproof dunk tank, mechanical bulls, cornhole games and $5 drink specials.
 
Jose Pirela, the Padres' winner of the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's Heart and Hustle Award, will be presented with the award during a pregame ceremony. The award, given to players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody its values, will be presented to Pirela by Padres First Base Coach Skip Schumaker.
 
Thousands of athletes will participate in an Xtreme Diamond Sports Parade on the warning track prior to Friday's game.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Saturday, July 28 @ 5:40 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance will receive a Trevor Hoffman #51 Retirement Commemorative Bobblehead presented by State Farm.
 
Greek Heritage Night will take place Saturday, a night to recognize the San Diego Greek community. Elements include:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Greek Night hat, available to the first 500 fans who purchase the dedicated Greek Heritage Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
-A special Greek Heritage Night performance in Park at the Park.
 
Sunday will also be UC San Diego Health Night with representatives from UC San Diego participating in various activities during the pregame ceremony in addition to a special postgame catch on the field.
 
The local Mormon community will be recognized during the pregame ceremony on Saturday as part of Mormon Night. Kristine Krause, a representative of Mormon Night, will perform the National Anthem prior to the game.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Sunday, July 29 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
Fans attending Sunday's game will have the opportunity to watch former Padres closer Trevor Hoffman on the video board as he is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame during the Hoffman Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony In-Park Broadcast. Gates will open at 10:00 a.m. to allow fans to arrive at Petco Park before the broadcast begins at 10:30 a.m.
 
In honor of Trevor Hoffman's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, the first 15,000 fans in attendance will receive a Trevor Hoffman #51 Commemorative Flag.
 
As part of Kids Day presented by Chick-fil-A, all kids in attendance on Sunday (14 and under) will receive a Padres-themed backpack.
 
Also on Sunday is the 10th Annual "Phil's BBQ at the Ballpark," a private pregame tailgate party at Tailgate Park beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Padres and Phil's BBQ are raising funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters Operation Bigs. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: U.S. Army & Army National Guard Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-Over 50 representatives from the United States Army and California Army National Guard will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
-Staff Sergeant Christopher McCullough from the U.S. Army San Diego recruiting company will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
54 future U.S. Army soldiers will take the Oath of Enlistment, administered by Lieutenant Colonel John T. Bleigh, who be accompanied by Sergeant First Class Mathew Lewis.
-Brigadier General Jeff Broadwater, Commanding General of the U.S. Army National Training Center in Fort Irwin, CA, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Specialist Dana Clarke from Operations Group, National Training Center in Fort Irwin, CA will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine representatives from the U.S. Army and California Army National Guard will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be conducted by three UH-60 helicopters from the 2916th Aviation Battalion in Fort Irwin, CA.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and younger) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Access to inflatables and face painters in Park at the Park prior to Sunday's game.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under with the Friar Family Day ticket are invited to play catch on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Postgame Catch on the Field activities include:
-KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A and supported by Del Real Foods features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities in Park at the Park beginning at 10:00 a.m.
-From 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online here or in-person on the day of the event.
-Following Sunday's game, kids 14 and under are invited to play catch on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street. Compadres Kids members will receive front-of-the-line privileges by lining up at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
 
On Sunday, the Padres Foundation, in partnership with SDG&E, will continue their season-long "Going to Bat for San Diego" initiative. The partnership aims to honor the 13 local organizations dedicated to keeping San Diego safe and clean. Sunday's "Going to Bat for San Diego" will feature Sustainable Sunday: Get Here Green, where East Village Association and Circulate San Diego will come together to encourage the use of alternative rides. A representative from SDG&E will present a check for $15,000 to representatives from Circulate San Diego during the pregame ceremony.
 
Fans will receive a Del Real Foods coupon upon exiting the game (available to the first 15,000 fans).
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Monday, July 30 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Monday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket along with the opportunity to choose from an assortment of giveaway items, available on a first-come, first-served basis, for fans who purchase the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket package.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Lifesharing's 5th Annual Donate Life Night is Monday, a night committed to raising awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation, with elements including:
-A special ticket package to attend the game with the Donate Life group. For more information, fans can visit here.
-Local surgeons and coordinators at San Diego's transplant hospitals will be recognized during the pregame ceremony.
 
Prior to Monday night's game, Padres pitcher Kirby Yates will be honored by the Hall of Champions as their June Star of the Month during the pregame ceremonies.       
 
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - Tuesday, July 31 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on Tuesday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer featuring $15 tickets for kids (14 and under) and $20 for adults. A hot dog and soda is included with each ticket.
-Following Tuesday's game, kids 14 and under with the dedicated Friar Family Day ticket are invited to run the bases on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the Park Blvd Gate Plaza.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
The eighth Taco Tuesday of 2018 takes place Tuesday and features Petco Park's favorite local tacos at a special price. For only $2.50, fans can choose from a variety of taco options at Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill (section 117 location), Carnitas' Snack Shack, Wonderland Ocean Pub, Lucha Libre, Miguel's, Seaside Market and Brigantine.
 
As part of Camp Day, thousands of children from local day camps will participate in a pregame parade around the warning track.

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Padres Announce Freedom Reserve Section Presented by Budweiser

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres announced today the Freedom Reserve Section presented by Budweiser, a special ticket offer for active duty military members and their families, available for every Padres home game from July 27 through the remainder of the season. Tickets will be available for Monday through Thursday home games for $5 and $10 for Friday through Sunday home games with verification through GovX or by showing valid identification at the Padres Advance Ticket Windows at Petco Park.

The Padres created the Freedom Reserve Section to provide an affordable ticket option for active duty military and their families. Included in this special offer for all active duty military is access to a suite adjacent to the designated seating section, provided through the Padres partnership with the USO-San Diego.The Freedom Reserve Section will commence with an event hosted by the Padres and the USO at Naval Air Station North Island for Navy Midshipmen, which includes a BBQ on the base, transportation on the FOX Sports Fan Express bus and an evening at the Padres game.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres announced today the Freedom Reserve Section presented by Budweiser, a special ticket offer for active duty military members and their families, available for every Padres home game from July 27 through the remainder of the season. Tickets will be available for Monday through Thursday home games for $5 and $10 for Friday through Sunday home games with verification through GovX or by showing valid identification at the Padres Advance Ticket Windows at Petco Park.

The Padres created the Freedom Reserve Section to provide an affordable ticket option for active duty military and their families. Included in this special offer for all active duty military is access to a suite adjacent to the designated seating section, provided through the Padres partnership with the USO-San Diego.The Freedom Reserve Section will commence with an event hosted by the Padres and the USO at Naval Air Station North Island for Navy Midshipmen, which includes a BBQ on the base, transportation on the FOX Sports Fan Express bus and an evening at the Padres game.

In addition to the Freedom Reserve Section, the Padres, USAA and GovX will continue to offer special pricing on tickets to military members and their families as a thank you for their service. Active duty, reserve, retired military, veterans and their families have access to the Padres Military Appreciation discount available for all seating areas with 50 percent off Sunday home games and 25 percent off all other home games with verification through GovX and at the Padres Advance Ticket Windows at Petco Park.

As part of the Padres longstanding commitment to supporting the military, every Sunday home game is Military Appreciation Day, where the Padres honor San Diego's service members, veterans and their families. Each branch of the armed forces is recognized during a dedicated Sunday home game at Petco Park in addition to special salutes for military kids, spouses and families. The Padres and USAA continue the tradition of hosting graduating classes from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego as part of Marine Recruit Sundays. Military members can also hold their reenlistment ceremonies on the Petco Park field before a Padres game, and fans can purchase Padres military logo merchandise at the Padres '47 Brand Team Store, with a portion of all sales benefiting a San Diego non-profit organization focused on supporting the military community. Also, new in 2018, a $1 donation will be made to Folds of Honor for any Freedom Reserve beer purchase. Additionally, a $1 donation will also be made for any Anheuser Busch product purchased during Sunday home games from designated beer hawkers. Folds of Honor is an organization that provides educational scholarships to the children and spouses of fallen and disabled service members. For more information regarding the Padres support for the armed forces, fans can visit here.

Freedom Reserve tickets will be available beginning on July 27 through the remainder of the season and can be purchased online here or at the Padres Advance Ticket Windows at Petco Park with valid identification.

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Padres acquire top prospect Mejía from Indians in exchange for Hand, Cimber

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have acquired catcher/outfielder Francisco Mejía from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for left-hander Brad Hand and right-hander Adam Cimber, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today.

Mejía, rated as the top prospect in the Indians system by Baseball America and No. 15 overall on MLB.com's Top 100 list, was batting .279 (85-for-305) with 22 doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 45 RBI in 79 games for triple-A Columbus this season. Defensively, he has appeared in games at catcher (41 G), third base (1 G), left field (23 G) and right field (7 G) in 2018. The 22-year-old switch-hitter batted .455 (45-for-99) with a .476 OBP and a 1.193 OPS in the month of June for the Clippers, including 14 doubles, four home runs and 23 RBI. Named a 2018 International League mid-season All-Star, Mejía was selected to take part in his third MLB Futures Game this year as well, but had to withdraw after being promoted to the majors by the Indians on July 14.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have acquired catcher/outfielder Francisco Mejía from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for left-hander Brad Hand and right-hander Adam Cimber, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today.

Mejía, rated as the top prospect in the Indians system by Baseball America and No. 15 overall on MLB.com's Top 100 list, was batting .279 (85-for-305) with 22 doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 45 RBI in 79 games for triple-A Columbus this season. Defensively, he has appeared in games at catcher (41 G), third base (1 G), left field (23 G) and right field (7 G) in 2018. The 22-year-old switch-hitter batted .455 (45-for-99) with a .476 OBP and a 1.193 OPS in the month of June for the Clippers, including 14 doubles, four home runs and 23 RBI. Named a 2018 International League mid-season All-Star, Mejía was selected to take part in his third MLB Futures Game this year as well, but had to withdraw after being promoted to the majors by the Indians on July 14.

Originally signed by Cleveland as an international free agent in 2012, the Bani, Dominican Republic native owns a lifetime .291 average in the minors with a .345 OBP, .789 OPS, 111 doubles, 12 triples, 47 home runs, 290 RBI and 240 runs scored in 478 games. Mejía posted a 50-game hitting streak in 2016, the longest in the Minor Leagues since 1963, spanning parts of four months and two levels. He was named the 2017 Eastern League Rookie of the Year and made his MLB debut last September. Mejía has appeared in 12 Major League games, collecting two singles, one RBI and three walks.

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