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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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Padres Acquire Top Prospect Francisco Mejía from Indians

Send Brad Hand and Adam Cimber to Cleveland

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 last September. Mejía has appeared in 12 Major League games, collecting two singles, one RBI and three walks.

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 last September. Mejía has appeared in 12 Major League games, collecting two singles, one RBI and three walks.

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Padres Sign Three Additional Players Prior to Draft Deadline

29 of 41 draftees signed in addition to two non-drafted free agents

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with three additional players from the 2018 draft prior to today's deadline: 3B Sean Guilbe (12th rd.), RHP Nick Thwaits (15th rd.) and LHP Cullen Dana (30th rd.). Overall, the club signed 29 of 41 players selected in the draft, including each of their first 13 picks, as well as two non-drafted free agents.

Including the non-drafted free agents, the Padres agreed to terms with three catchers, six infielders, five outfielders, nine right-handed pitchers and eight left-handed pitchers. The club signed 22 college players and nine out of high school.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with three additional players from the 2018 draft prior to today's deadline: 3B Sean Guilbe (12th rd.), RHP Nick Thwaits (15th rd.) and LHP Cullen Dana (30th rd.). Overall, the club signed 29 of 41 players selected in the draft, including each of their first 13 picks, as well as two non-drafted free agents.

Including the non-drafted free agents, the Padres agreed to terms with three catchers, six infielders, five outfielders, nine right-handed pitchers and eight left-handed pitchers. The club signed 22 college players and nine out of high school.

See below for a full list of players signed by the Padres from the 2018 draft.

SAN DIEGO PADRES 2018 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT SIGNINGS

 

RD.

PLAYER

POS.

HT

WT

B/T

SCHOOL

1.

Ryan Weathers

LHP

6-2

210

R/L

Loretto High School (Tenn.)

CBA

Xavier Edwards

SS

5-10

155

R/R

North Broward Prep. High School (Fl.)

CBB

Grant Little

OF

6-1

185

R/R

Texas Tech University

3.

Owen Miller

SS

6-0

190

R/R

Illinois State University

4.

Dylan Coleman

RHP

6-5

215

R/R

Missouri State University

5.

Dwanya Williams-Sutton

OF

6-2

215

R/R

East Carolina University

6.

Alexuan Vega

LHP

6-2

160

L/L

Leonides Morales Rodriguez HS (Puerto Rico)

7.

Jawuan Harris

OF

5-9

195

R/R

Rutgers University

8.

Steven Wilson

RHP

6-3

185

R/R

Santa Clara University

9.

Luke Becker

2B

5-11

190

S/R

University of Kentucky

10.

Jose Quezada

RHP

5-9

175

R/R

Texas Tech University

11.

Nick Gatewood

C

6-1

190

L/R

Georgia State University

12.

Sean Guilbe

3B

6-1

190

R/R

Muhlenberg High School (Pa.)

14.

Erik Sabrowski

LHP

6-4

235

R/L

Cloud County Community College (Kan.)

15.

Nick Thwaits

RHP

6-2

195

R/R

Fort Recovery High School (Ohio)

16.

Michael Curry

C

6-1

212

R/R

University of Georgia

17.

Hazahel Quijada

LHP

6-2

185

L/L

University of California, Riverside

20.

Reiss Knehr

RHP

6-2

205

L/R

Fordham University (N.Y.)

21.

Mason Fox

OF

6-2

170

R/R

Gardner-Webb University (N.C.)

22.

Payton Smith

OF

6-5

225

R/R

Strom Thurmond High School (S.C.)

25.

Lee Solomon

2B

5-10

202

R/R

Lipscomb University (Tenn.)

26.

Tyler Mortensen

LHP

6-4

205

L/L

Davis Senior High School (Ca.)

27.

Gabe Mosser

RHP

6-4

179

R/R

Shippensburg University (Pa.)

30.

Cullen Dana

LHP

6-4

210

S/L

Seton Hall University (N.J.)

31.

Jake Sims

RHP

6-2

215

L/R

St. Leo University (Ca.)

32.

Cody Tyler

LHP

6-0

180

L/L

Wichita State University (Kan.)

33.

Rainier Aguilar

C

5-11

200

R/R

University of Redlands (Ca.)

38.

Michael Suarez

1B

6-2

200

L/L

Miami Sunset High School (Fl.)

39.

Seth Mayberry

RHP

6-3

195

R/R

Dinwiddie County Senior High School (Va.)

 

NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENT SIGNINGS

RD.

PLAYER

POS.

HT

WT

B/T

SCHOOL

N/A

Felix Minjarez

RHP

6-2

216

R/R

University of Redlands (Ca.)

N/A

Trent Shelton

LHP

6-4

205

L/L

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

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Padres to Host Dodgers and Cubs for Eighth Homestand of the 2018 Season

Homestand No. 8 at a Glance
 
Padres vs. Dodgers - Mon, July 9, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Perfect Game All-American Classic Press Conference
 
Padres vs. Dodgers - Tue, July 10, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Padres Estrellas (Arco)
Taco Tuesday
Ceremonial First Pitch: Matt Hawkins, San Diego Legion President and General Manager
 
Padres vs. Dodgers - Wed, July 11, 7:10 p.m.
Way Back Wednesday (Budweiser)
Theme Game: Way Back Wednesday Tony Gwynn replica jersey
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Ceremonial First Pitch: Geena the Latina from Channel 93.3
 
Padres vs. Dodgers - Thurs, July 12, 7:10 p.m.
Theme Game: Christmas in July
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
College Night
Summer Slugger Recognition pregame ceremony
FSSD Fan Express/Amtrak Pacific Surfliner activation
 
Padres vs. Cubs - Fri, July 13, 7:10 p.m.
BeerFest (Southwest Airlines)
Theme Game: German Heritage Night
First Responder Salute: San Diego Police Department (FOX Sports San Diego)
Theme Game: Catholic Night
FSSD Fan Express/Amtrak Pacific Surfliner activation
 
Padres vs. Cubs - Sat, July 14, 7:10 p.m.

Trevor Time T-Shirt
Strike Out Cancer pregame ceremony
Swim Night
FSSD Fan Express/Amtrak Pacific Surfliner activation
 
Padres vs. Cubs - Sun, July 15, 1:10 p.m.

Players' Favorite Things Fundraiser
Military Salute: U.S. Marine Corps Appreciation Day (USAA)
Padres 2018 All-Star Jersey Presentation
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Catch on the Field
Laika Studios activation
Postgame Del Real Foods coupon distribution
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Monday, July 9 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The Padres return home from their seventh road trip of the season, an seven-day six-game trip, for their eighth homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs. Action begins Monday with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Dodgers.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on all Sunday through Thursday Padres home games as part of the newly expanded promotion. Monday's Friar Family Day ticket package will include:
-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 Perfect Game All-American Classic press conference will be held in Park at the Park prior to Monday's game. Representatives from the Padres, Perfect Game and Rady Children's Hospital will announce details of the 2018 Perfect Game All-American Classic, which will be held on Sunday, August 12 at 5:00 p.m. at Petco Park.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Tuesday, July 10 @ 7:10 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 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 North County, Encuentros de San Diego and STAR/PAL 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 seventh 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.
 
San Diego Legion President and General Manager Matt Hawkins will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Tuesday's game.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Wednesday, July 11 @ 7:10 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 Tony Gwynn replica jersey in honor of the Padres 1998 All-Star, available to the first 2,500 fans who purchase the 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 a 30-minute baseball/softball clinic with the Padres ball girls on the wiffle ball field in Park at the Park. The clinic will begin at the top of the 2nd inning.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Prior to Wednesday's game, Geena the Latina from Channel 93.3 will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Thursday, July 12 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Christmas in July will be celebrated on Thursday at Petco Park, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Christmas in July t-shirt, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Christmas in July ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
-Santa, elves, toy soldiers on stilts and the Grinch will be on-hand in a holiday-themed area in Park at the Park along with Christmas-themed in-game entertainment.
 
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 fourth College Night of 2018 will take place Friday. 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 receive a special ticket discount with a valid student ID (advance price of $15 in a Right Field Upper Reserved College Night section; prices increase day-of-game).
 
Participants of the Summer Slugger program will be recognized in a pregame ceremony celebrating National Summer Learning Day. Summer Slugger is a Padres-themed online learning experience that prevents summer learning loss and prepares students to enter the next school year on track.
 
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. Chicago Cubs - Friday, July 13 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
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.
 
Friday will also serve as a First Responder Salute: San Diego Police Department presented by FOX Sports San Diego. Elements include:
-20 San Diego police officers will line the first baseline during the pregame ceremony.
-A representative from SDPD will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler and FOX Sports San Diego SVP & General Manager Lindsay Amstutz will present a check for $10,000 to SDPD Chief Dave Nisleit and Emily Rex of the San Diego Police Department Foundation.
-SDPD Chief David Nisleit will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Detective Alicia Chudy of the Chula Vista Police Department will perform the National Anthem prior to Friday's game.
-Nine SDPD officers will take the field to greet Padres starters.
 
German Heritage Night is Friday, a night to recognize the local German community. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Friday is also Catholic Night at Petco Park, a special night for the San Diego Catholic community. 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. Chicago Cubs - Saturday, July 14 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance will receive a Trevor Time T-Shirt. Four sizes will be available to fans (Youth Large, Adult Medium, XL and 2XL). 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, subject to availability.
 
Prior to Saturday's game, representatives from Genentech will be on hand for a Strike Out Cancer pregame ceremony. Strike Out Cancer was created by Genentech to encourage those affected by cancer to learn about support networks and educational resources to assist in coping with the disease. As part of the ceremony, Genentech will donate $15,000 to Mama's Kitchen, which home-delivers medically tailored nutrition to San Diego County residents who are vulnerable to hunger due to the debilitating effects of cancer every day of the year, at no cost to recipients.
 
Saturday is Swim Night, a special event night to recognize the San Diego swimming community, with elements including:
-A special ticket package featuring a Padres-themed swim cap, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Swim Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
-Representatives from the San Diego swim community will recognized 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. Chicago Cubs - Sunday, July 15 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
The Padres Foundation will be hosting a "Players' Favorite Things" fundraiser, with 100 percent of proceeds raised benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation, San Diego Chapter. Fans attending the game will have the opportunity to bid on baskets that wives, girlfriends and significant others put together representing the players' favorite things. Baskets are one-of-a-kind, and include autographed memorabilia, bats, jerseys, books, sporting equipment, gift cards, snacks, movies, wine and lots more. The auction, located in the Home Plate Gate Plaza, begins when gates open and will last through the end of the 6th inning.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: U.S. Marine Corps Coast Guard Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-Over 100 marines from Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
A USMC representative from Camp Pendleton will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Seven Marine Option NROTC Scholarship recipients will be recognized during a homeplate ceremony.
-Command Sergeant Major James Porterfield, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, will present the Padres 2018 All-Star with his All-Star Game jersey at homeplate prior to Sunday's game.
-40 future marines will take the Oath of Enlistment during the pregame ceremony, administered by Major Jared Reddinger, Commanding Officer, U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Station San Diego.
-WWII veteran and Korean War POW Master Gunnery Sergeant Len Maffioli, USMC (Ret). will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-A USMC representative will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine drill instructors from Marine Corps Recruit Depot will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be conducted by V-22 Osprey aircraft from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
 
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 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 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.
 
There will be roaming characters in Park at the Park as part of the Laika Studios activation.
 
Fans will receive a Del Real Foods coupon upon exiting the game (available to the first 15,000 fans).

Homestand No. 8 at a Glance
 
Padres vs. Dodgers - Mon, July 9, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Perfect Game All-American Classic Press Conference
 
Padres vs. Dodgers - Tue, July 10, 7:10 p.m.
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Padres Estrellas (Arco)
Taco Tuesday
Ceremonial First Pitch: Matt Hawkins, San Diego Legion President and General Manager
 
Padres vs. Dodgers - Wed, July 11, 7:10 p.m.
Way Back Wednesday (Budweiser)
Theme Game: Way Back Wednesday Tony Gwynn replica jersey
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
Ceremonial First Pitch: Geena the Latina from Channel 93.3
 
Padres vs. Dodgers - Thurs, July 12, 7:10 p.m.
Theme Game: Christmas in July
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
College Night
Summer Slugger Recognition pregame ceremony
FSSD Fan Express/Amtrak Pacific Surfliner activation
 
Padres vs. Cubs - Fri, July 13, 7:10 p.m.
BeerFest (Southwest Airlines)
Theme Game: German Heritage Night
First Responder Salute: San Diego Police Department (FOX Sports San Diego)
Theme Game: Catholic Night
FSSD Fan Express/Amtrak Pacific Surfliner activation
 
Padres vs. Cubs - Sat, July 14, 7:10 p.m.

Trevor Time T-Shirt
Strike Out Cancer pregame ceremony
Swim Night
FSSD Fan Express/Amtrak Pacific Surfliner activation
 
Padres vs. Cubs - Sun, July 15, 1:10 p.m.

Players' Favorite Things Fundraiser
Military Salute: U.S. Marine Corps Appreciation Day (USAA)
Padres 2018 All-Star Jersey Presentation
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Sunday Signings
Postgame Kids Catch on the Field
Laika Studios activation
Postgame Del Real Foods coupon distribution
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Monday, July 9 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The Padres return home from their seventh road trip of the season, an seven-day six-game trip, for their eighth homestand of 2018, featuring games against the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs. Action begins Monday with a 7:10 p.m. start against the Dodgers.
 
Friar Family Day presented by Denny's will take place on all Sunday through Thursday Padres home games as part of the newly expanded promotion. Monday's Friar Family Day ticket package will include:
-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 Perfect Game All-American Classic press conference will be held in Park at the Park prior to Monday's game. Representatives from the Padres, Perfect Game and Rady Children's Hospital will announce details of the 2018 Perfect Game All-American Classic, which will be held on Sunday, August 12 at 5:00 p.m. at Petco Park.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Tuesday, July 10 @ 7:10 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 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 North County, Encuentros de San Diego and STAR/PAL 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 seventh 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.
 
San Diego Legion President and General Manager Matt Hawkins will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Tuesday's game.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Wednesday, July 11 @ 7:10 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 Tony Gwynn replica jersey in honor of the Padres 1998 All-Star, available to the first 2,500 fans who purchase the 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 a 30-minute baseball/softball clinic with the Padres ball girls on the wiffle ball field in Park at the Park. The clinic will begin at the top of the 2nd inning.
-Fans can purchase tickets for Friar Family Day at the Petco Park box office or online here.
 
Prior to Wednesday's game, Geena the Latina from Channel 93.3 will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Thursday, July 12 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
Christmas in July will be celebrated on Thursday at Petco Park, featuring:
-A special ticket package which includes a limited-edition Christmas in July t-shirt, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Christmas in July ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
-Santa, elves, toy soldiers on stilts and the Grinch will be on-hand in a holiday-themed area in Park at the Park along with Christmas-themed in-game entertainment.
 
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 fourth College Night of 2018 will take place Friday. 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 receive a special ticket discount with a valid student ID (advance price of $15 in a Right Field Upper Reserved College Night section; prices increase day-of-game).
 
Participants of the Summer Slugger program will be recognized in a pregame ceremony celebrating National Summer Learning Day. Summer Slugger is a Padres-themed online learning experience that prevents summer learning loss and prepares students to enter the next school year on track.
 
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. Chicago Cubs - Friday, July 13 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
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.
 
Friday will also serve as a First Responder Salute: San Diego Police Department presented by FOX Sports San Diego. Elements include:
-20 San Diego police officers will line the first baseline during the pregame ceremony.
-A representative from SDPD will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler and FOX Sports San Diego SVP & General Manager Lindsay Amstutz will present a check for $10,000 to SDPD Chief Dave Nisleit and Emily Rex of the San Diego Police Department Foundation.
-SDPD Chief David Nisleit will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-Detective Alicia Chudy of the Chula Vista Police Department will perform the National Anthem prior to Friday's game.
-Nine SDPD officers will take the field to greet Padres starters.
 
German Heritage Night is Friday, a night to recognize the local German community. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Friday is also Catholic Night at Petco Park, a special night for the San Diego Catholic community. 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. Chicago Cubs - Saturday, July 14 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance will receive a Trevor Time T-Shirt. Four sizes will be available to fans (Youth Large, Adult Medium, XL and 2XL). 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, subject to availability.
 
Prior to Saturday's game, representatives from Genentech will be on hand for a Strike Out Cancer pregame ceremony. Strike Out Cancer was created by Genentech to encourage those affected by cancer to learn about support networks and educational resources to assist in coping with the disease. As part of the ceremony, Genentech will donate $15,000 to Mama's Kitchen, which home-delivers medically tailored nutrition to San Diego County residents who are vulnerable to hunger due to the debilitating effects of cancer every day of the year, at no cost to recipients.
 
Saturday is Swim Night, a special event night to recognize the San Diego swimming community, with elements including:
-A special ticket package featuring a Padres-themed swim cap, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated Swim Night ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
-Representatives from the San Diego swim community will recognized 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. Chicago Cubs - Sunday, July 15 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
The Padres Foundation will be hosting a "Players' Favorite Things" fundraiser, with 100 percent of proceeds raised benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation, San Diego Chapter. Fans attending the game will have the opportunity to bid on baskets that wives, girlfriends and significant others put together representing the players' favorite things. Baskets are one-of-a-kind, and include autographed memorabilia, bats, jerseys, books, sporting equipment, gift cards, snacks, movies, wine and lots more. The auction, located in the Home Plate Gate Plaza, begins when gates open and will last through the end of the 6th inning.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: U.S. Marine Corps Coast Guard Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-Over 100 marines from Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
A USMC representative from Camp Pendleton will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Seven Marine Option NROTC Scholarship recipients will be recognized during a homeplate ceremony.
-Command Sergeant Major James Porterfield, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, will present the Padres 2018 All-Star with his All-Star Game jersey at homeplate prior to Sunday's game.
-40 future marines will take the Oath of Enlistment during the pregame ceremony, administered by Major Jared Reddinger, Commanding Officer, U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Station San Diego.
-WWII veteran and Korean War POW Master Gunnery Sergeant Len Maffioli, USMC (Ret). will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch.
-A USMC representative will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch.
-Nine drill instructors from Marine Corps Recruit Depot will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be conducted by V-22 Osprey aircraft from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
 
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 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 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.
 
There will be roaming characters in Park at the Park as part of the Laika Studios activation.
 
Fans will receive a Del Real Foods coupon upon exiting the game (available to the first 15,000 fans).

San Diego Padres

Padres Agree to Terms with First-Round Selection LHP Ryan Weathers

26 of 41 draft picks signed in addition to two non-drafted free agents

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Ryan Weathers, their first-round selection (seventh overall) in the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. To date, the club has signed 26 of 41 players selected in the draft, as well as two non-drafted free agents.

Weathers, 18, went 10-0 with a 0.09 ERA and 148 strikeouts in 76.0 innings pitched as a senior in 2018, allowing just 24 hits and 10 walks while earning Gatorade National Baseball High School Player of the Year honors. After selecting LHP MacKenzie Gore with the third overall pick in the 2017 Draft, the Padres now have the two most recent Gatorade National Baseball High School Player of the Year award winners in their system.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Ryan Weathers, their first-round selection (seventh overall) in the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. To date, the club has signed 26 of 41 players selected in the draft, as well as two non-drafted free agents.

Weathers, 18, went 10-0 with a 0.09 ERA and 148 strikeouts in 76.0 innings pitched as a senior in 2018, allowing just 24 hits and 10 walks while earning Gatorade National Baseball High School Player of the Year honors. After selecting LHP MacKenzie Gore with the third overall pick in the 2017 Draft, the Padres now have the two most recent Gatorade National Baseball High School Player of the Year award winners in their system.

Including the non-drafted free agents, the Padres have signed three catchers, five infielders, five outfielders, eight right-handed pitchers and seven left-handed pitchers. The club agreed to terms with 21 college players and seven out of high school. See below for a full list of players signed from the 2018 draft.

SAN DIEGO PADRES 2018 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT SIGNINGS

RD.

PLAYER

POS.

HT

WT

B/T

SCHOOL

1.

Ryan Weathers

LHP

6-2

210

R/L

Loretto High School (Tenn.)

CBA

Xavier Edwards

SS

5-10

155

R/R

North Broward Prep. High School (Fl.)

CBB

Grant Little

OF

6-1

185

R/R

Texas Tech University

3.

Owen Miller

SS

6-0

190

R/R

Illinois State University

4.

Dylan Coleman

RHP

6-5

215

R/R

Missouri State University

5.

Dwanya Williams-Sutton

OF

6-2

215

R/R

East Carolina University

6.

Alexuan Vega

LHP

6-2

160

L/L

Leonides Morales Rodriguez HS (Puerto Rico)

7.

Jawuan Harris

OF

5-9

195

R/R

Rutgers University

8.

Steven Wilson

RHP

6-3

185

R/R

Santa Clara University

9.

Luke Becker

2B

5-11

190

S/R

University of Kentucky

10.

Jose Quezada

RHP

5-9

175

R/R

Texas Tech University

11.

Nick Gatewood

C

6-1

190

L/R

Georgia State University

14.

Erik Sabrowski

LHP

6-4

235

R/L

Cloud County Community College (Kan.)

16.

Michael Curry

C

6-1

212

R/R

University of Georgia

17.

Hazahel Quijada

LHP

6-2

185

L/L

University of California, Riverside

20.

Reiss Knehr

RHP

6-2

205

L/R

Fordham University (N.Y.)

21.

Mason Fox

OF

6-2

170

R/R

Gardner-Webb University (N.C.)

22.

Payton Smith

OF

6-5

225

R/R

Strom Thurmond High School (S.C.)

25.

Lee Solomon

2B

5-10

202

R/R

Lipscomb University (Tenn.)

26.

Tyler Mortensen

LHP

6-4

205

L/L

Davis Senior High School (Ca.)

27.

Gabe Mosser

RHP

6-4

179

R/R

Shippensburg University (Pa.)

31.

Jake Sims

RHP

6-2

215

L/R

St. Leo University (Ca.)

32.

Cody Tyler

LHP

6-0

180

L/L

Wichita State University (Kan.)

33.

Rainier Aguilar

C

5-11

200

R/R

University of Redlands (Ca.)

38.

Michael Suarez

1B

6-2

200

L/L

Miami Sunset High School (Fl.)

39.

Seth Mayberry

RHP

6-3

195

R/R

Dinwiddie County Senior High School (Va.)

 

NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENT SIGNINGS

RD.

PLAYER

POS.

HT

WT

B/T

SCHOOL

N/A

Felix Minjarez

RHP

6-2

216

R/R

University of Redlands (Ca.)

N/A

Trent Shelton

LHP

6-4

205

L/L

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

San Diego Padres

Padres to Host Pirates for Seventh Homestand of the 2018 Season

Homestand No. 7 at a Glance
 
Padres vs. Pirates - Fri, June 29, 7:10 p.m.
Party in the Park: '80s Theme (Southwest Airlines)
First Responder Salute: Law Enforcement Night (Aetna)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
 
Padres vs. Pirates - Sat, June 30, 7:10 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman 500th Save Commemorative Bobblehead (Mitel)
KAABOO Discovery Tour pregame performances
Scotts Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run
Padres Solar Day (Sullivan Solar)
Noche de Béisbol
Theme Game: Irish Heritage Night
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Ceremonial First Pitch: WWE star Bill Goldberg
Postgame Laser Show
 
Padres vs. Pirates - Sun, July 1, 1:10 p.m.
Theme Game: 4th of July
Military Salute: U.S. Coast Guard Appreciation Day (USAA)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Pregame Photo Day
Postgame Kids Run the Bases
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Hotel Transylvania 3 movie activation
 
San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - Friday, June 29 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The Padres return home from their sixth road trip of the season, an seven-day seven-game trip, for their seventh homestand of 2018, featuring a three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Action begins tomorrow with a 7:10 p.m. start.
 
Party in the Park presented by Southwest Airlines returns on Friday and will feature an '80s theme. The party begins at 4:30 p.m. with live entertainment and drink specials starting at $5 available in Park at the Park.
 
Friday will also serve as a First Responder Salute: Law Enforcement Night presented by Aetna. Elements include:
-Law enforcement representatives will participate in a warning track salute during the pregame ceremony.
-Border Community Liaison Toby Sosbee from U.S. Customs & Border Protection will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Agent Norene Andersen from the Chula Vista Police Department will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch to batter U.S. Border Patrol Acting Assistant Chief Patrol Agent Bryan Kastoll and catcher Warden Daniel Paramo of the California Department of Corrections. A correctional deputy probation officer from San Diego County Probation will participate as the umpire.
-Deputy Camille Reyes of the San Diego Sheriff's Department will perform Friday's National Anthem.
-Prior to Friday's game, the Padres and Aetna will present the California Highway Patrol's 11-99 Foundation with a check for $10,000 to contribute to their efforts in providing emergency benefits to CHP employees and their families in times of crisis. Retired Deputy Commissioner and current Benefits Director and CHP Liaison Manny Padilla will accept the check on behalf of the California Highway Patrol, which will be presented by Padres SVP, Community & Military Affairs Tom Seidler and Mark Tucker from Aetna Public Sector.
 
Theme Game Grab Bag Weekend begins on Friday and will continue through Sunday. One of the 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.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - Saturday, June 30 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance on Saturday will receive a Trevor Hoffman 500th Save Commemorative Bobblehead presented by Mitel.
 
The KAABOO Discovery Tour 2018 will showcase local artists flourishing in SoCal and will travel to Petco Park on Saturday for a pregame concert at Park at the Park, featuring Ray Goren, Trishes and Vinyl Soul. A ticket to the Pirates vs. Padres game is included in the pregame concert ticket package starting at $16. The first performance will begin at 4:30 p.m. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
The Scotts Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition will take place Saturday. Prior to the game, the top 12 baseball and top 12 softball qualifiers from Southern California and Nevada will compete at Petco Park in hopes of advancing to the National Finals during 2018 Major League All-Star Week in Washington D.C. The champions from each division age group will be recognized during the pregame ceremony.
 
Padres Solar Day presented by Sullivan Solar will take place on Saturday. Fans are encouraged to attend the pregame Power & Pints event from 5:30-6:45 p.m. in the Petco Park Auditorium to learn how they can go solar. Game tickets for Saturday are worth $1,000 when fans purchase a Sullivan Solar Power system for their home.
 
Saturday is also Noche de Béisbol. As part of the Hispanic Heritage celebration, the Padres will recognize their partnership with the Tijuana Sports Institute (IMDET) and the local youth baseball and softball leagues who helped host the Second Annual San Diego Padres Youth Clinic in Tijuana where over 200 boys and girls participated. Representatives from three Tijuana youth leagues and officials from the Tijuana Sports Institute will be recognized during Saturday's pregame ceremony.
 
In partnership with Irish Outreach San Diego, Saturday is also Irish Heritage Night at Petco Park, a night to recognize the local Irish community. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Theme Game Grab Bag Weekend at Petco Park continues on Saturday. One of the 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.
 
WWE star Bill Goldberg will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Saturday's game.
 
Fans are encouraged to stick around after Saturday's game for a special Postgame Laser Show.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - Sunday, July 1 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
The 4th of July will be celebrated on Sunday at Petco Park as the Padres will play on the road during the National Holiday. Fans are encouraged to wear their best Independence Day gear to the game. Fans who purchase the 4th of July theme game ticket package will receive a limited-edition Padres-themed 4th of July hat, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: U.S. Coast Guard Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-100 USCG representatives will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
-USCG Sector San Diego Enlisted Person of the Year Marine Science Technician Third Class Andrew Fleming will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell prior to Sunday's game.
-Maritime Enforcement Specialist First Class David Holland will be recognized as the USCG Sector San Diego Enlisted Person of the Year during the homeplate ceremony.
-Captain Joseph R. Buzzella, commanding officer of the USCG Sector San Diego, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch during the pregame ceremony.
-USCG Petty Officer 2nd Class Mike Dalager will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch.
-Nine representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be performed by USCG MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters prior to Sunday's game.
 
The fifth Friar Family Day presented by Denny's of the 2018 season takes place Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer features $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 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 Photo Day 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., there will be a photo opportunity with Padres players and coaches on the warning track for Compadres Kids Photo Day. 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 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.
 
Theme Game Grab Bag Weekend at Petco Park concludes on Sunday. One of the 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.
 
Prior to the game, there will be a movie activation for Hotel Transylvania 3 at Park at the Park featuring inflatables and characters.

Homestand No. 7 at a Glance
 
Padres vs. Pirates - Fri, June 29, 7:10 p.m.
Party in the Park: '80s Theme (Southwest Airlines)
First Responder Salute: Law Enforcement Night (Aetna)
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
 
Padres vs. Pirates - Sat, June 30, 7:10 p.m.
Trevor Hoffman 500th Save Commemorative Bobblehead (Mitel)
KAABOO Discovery Tour pregame performances
Scotts Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run
Padres Solar Day (Sullivan Solar)
Noche de Béisbol
Theme Game: Irish Heritage Night
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Ceremonial First Pitch: WWE star Bill Goldberg
Postgame Laser Show
 
Padres vs. Pirates - Sun, July 1, 1:10 p.m.
Theme Game: 4th of July
Military Salute: U.S. Coast Guard Appreciation Day (USAA)
Friar Family Day (Denny's)
KidsFest (Chick-fil-A and Del Real Foods)
Compadres Kids Pregame Photo Day
Postgame Kids Run the Bases
Theme Game: Grab Bag Weekend
Hotel Transylvania 3 movie activation
 
San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - Friday, June 29 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
The Padres return home from their sixth road trip of the season, an seven-day seven-game trip, for their seventh homestand of 2018, featuring a three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Action begins tomorrow with a 7:10 p.m. start.
 
Party in the Park presented by Southwest Airlines returns on Friday and will feature an '80s theme. The party begins at 4:30 p.m. with live entertainment and drink specials starting at $5 available in Park at the Park.
 
Friday will also serve as a First Responder Salute: Law Enforcement Night presented by Aetna. Elements include:
-Law enforcement representatives will participate in a warning track salute during the pregame ceremony.
-Border Community Liaison Toby Sosbee from U.S. Customs & Border Protection will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell.
-Agent Norene Andersen from the Chula Vista Police Department will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch to batter U.S. Border Patrol Acting Assistant Chief Patrol Agent Bryan Kastoll and catcher Warden Daniel Paramo of the California Department of Corrections. A correctional deputy probation officer from San Diego County Probation will participate as the umpire.
-Deputy Camille Reyes of the San Diego Sheriff's Department will perform Friday's National Anthem.
-Prior to Friday's game, the Padres and Aetna will present the California Highway Patrol's 11-99 Foundation with a check for $10,000 to contribute to their efforts in providing emergency benefits to CHP employees and their families in times of crisis. Retired Deputy Commissioner and current Benefits Director and CHP Liaison Manny Padilla will accept the check on behalf of the California Highway Patrol, which will be presented by Padres SVP, Community & Military Affairs Tom Seidler and Mark Tucker from Aetna Public Sector.
 
Theme Game Grab Bag Weekend begins on Friday and will continue through Sunday. One of the 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.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - Saturday, June 30 @ 7:10 p.m.
 
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance on Saturday will receive a Trevor Hoffman 500th Save Commemorative Bobblehead presented by Mitel.
 
The KAABOO Discovery Tour 2018 will showcase local artists flourishing in SoCal and will travel to Petco Park on Saturday for a pregame concert at Park at the Park, featuring Ray Goren, Trishes and Vinyl Soul. A ticket to the Pirates vs. Padres game is included in the pregame concert ticket package starting at $16. The first performance will begin at 4:30 p.m. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
The Scotts Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition will take place Saturday. Prior to the game, the top 12 baseball and top 12 softball qualifiers from Southern California and Nevada will compete at Petco Park in hopes of advancing to the National Finals during 2018 Major League All-Star Week in Washington D.C. The champions from each division age group will be recognized during the pregame ceremony.
 
Padres Solar Day presented by Sullivan Solar will take place on Saturday. Fans are encouraged to attend the pregame Power & Pints event from 5:30-6:45 p.m. in the Petco Park Auditorium to learn how they can go solar. Game tickets for Saturday are worth $1,000 when fans purchase a Sullivan Solar Power system for their home.
 
Saturday is also Noche de Béisbol. As part of the Hispanic Heritage celebration, the Padres will recognize their partnership with the Tijuana Sports Institute (IMDET) and the local youth baseball and softball leagues who helped host the Second Annual San Diego Padres Youth Clinic in Tijuana where over 200 boys and girls participated. Representatives from three Tijuana youth leagues and officials from the Tijuana Sports Institute will be recognized during Saturday's pregame ceremony.
 
In partnership with Irish Outreach San Diego, Saturday is also Irish Heritage Night at Petco Park, a night to recognize the local Irish community. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Theme Game Grab Bag Weekend at Petco Park continues on Saturday. One of the 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.
 
WWE star Bill Goldberg will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch prior to Saturday's game.
 
Fans are encouraged to stick around after Saturday's game for a special Postgame Laser Show.
 
San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - Sunday, July 1 @ 1:10 p.m.
 
The 4th of July will be celebrated on Sunday at Petco Park as the Padres will play on the road during the National Holiday. Fans are encouraged to wear their best Independence Day gear to the game. Fans who purchase the 4th of July theme game ticket package will receive a limited-edition Padres-themed 4th of July hat, available to the first 1,000 fans who purchase the dedicated ticket package. For more information, fans can visit here.
 
Sunday will also serve as a Military Salute: U.S. Coast Guard Appreciation Day presented by USAA. Elements of the day include:
-100 USCG representatives will line the baselines during the pregame ceremony.
-USCG Sector San Diego Enlisted Person of the Year Marine Science Technician Third Class Andrew Fleming will ring the Ceremonial Mission Bell prior to Sunday's game.
-Maritime Enforcement Specialist First Class David Holland will be recognized as the USCG Sector San Diego Enlisted Person of the Year during the homeplate ceremony.
-Captain Joseph R. Buzzella, commanding officer of the USCG Sector San Diego, will throw the Ceremonial First Pitch during the pregame ceremony.
-USCG Petty Officer 2nd Class Mike Dalager will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch.
-Nine representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard will take the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field."
-A flyover will be performed by USCG MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters prior to Sunday's game.
 
The fifth Friar Family Day presented by Denny's of the 2018 season takes place Sunday, with elements including:
-A special ticket package offer features $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 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 Photo Day 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., there will be a photo opportunity with Padres players and coaches on the warning track for Compadres Kids Photo Day. 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 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.
 
Theme Game Grab Bag Weekend at Petco Park concludes on Sunday. One of the 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.
 
Prior to the game, there will be a movie activation for Hotel Transylvania 3 at Park at the Park featuring inflatables and characters.

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