The Don Welke On Deck Classic game returns on Tuesday, October 1 at Petco Park, when top Padres prospects take on prospects from the Rangers. Admission is free, but a ticket is required for entry. The Home Plate Gate opens at 4:00 p.m. and first pitch is slated for 6:10 p.m. Arrive early to watch the Padres' prospects take batting practice beginning at 4:25 p.m. Participants in previous On Deck games include current Padres Fernando Tatis Jr., Luis Urías, Josh Naylor, Eric Lauer, Andres Muñoz, Michel Baez and Adrian Morejon.
Padres Members can claim up to six complimentary field level tickets by logging into the "To Do List and Special Offers" tab via their My Tickets account in Compadres Fan Rewards. Free parking will be available to Padres Members in the Lexus Premier Lot on a first-come, first-served basis when claimed in advance. Pre-game happy hour is available beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Membership Lounge presented by Tequila Herradura.
Free parking will be available to Padres Members in the Lexus Premier Lot on a first-come, first-served basis when claimed in advance. General fan parking will be available day of for $10 in the Padres Parkade on 10th Avenue at J street and at the Tailgate Lot on Imperial Avenue.
4:00 p.m. - Home Plate gate open
4:45 p.m. - Padres batting practice
6:10 p.m. - first pitch
Select concessions on the main concourse will be available with specials including $3 hot dogs and sodas.
The Padres '47 Brand Team Store will also offer 50% off select merchandise during the event.