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This Weekend at Citizens Bank Park (April 5-7)

Opening Week begins!

Traffic: Motorists are reminded they can log on to >, or call 511 from any phone before or after the game to check traffic conditions on major highways surrounding the Sports Complex. A vast option of transit services is also available; for a SEPTA schedule please visit

Social Media: Fans can follow the action before and during the game on and via Twitter: @phillies, also featuring in-game "tweet your ticket" and other special opportunities - just for phollowers!

Extra! Extra! Issue 1 of the 2013 Phillies Magazine featuring new Phillies infielder Michael Young, available at the Majestic Clubhouse Store or ballpark NewsStands.

Check it out: What's New at Citizens Bank Park this season!


FRIDAY: 4:05 p.m. … All gates - 1:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and WTTM 1680 AM (Spanish).

SATURDAY : 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 4:35 p.m.; Other gates - 5:05 p.m. … Broadcast: TCN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT and SportsRadio 94WIP.

    • First Ball: Brandon Miller, 15-year old pitcher for Northwestern Lehigh High School in New Tripoli, Pa., representing Turkey Hill.
    • All kids 14 and under will receive a Turkey Hill Jimmy Rollins Replica Gold Glove Trophy.
    • Young fans will be chosen to be part of a special Saturday Starting 9, work with the grounds crew and other fun activities. Don't miss the kids designed headshots featured on PhanaVision.
    • 7th Inning: Phanatic will dance with a group of kids from the Phillies Phanatic Dance Party event held at the Please Touch Museum during Paint the Town Red Week.
  • Presentation of the Gold Glove Award to Jimmy Rollins .
  • Ridge Park Elementary School Night.
    • National Anthem: Ridge Park Elementary Third Grade Chorus.
    • First Ball: Brian Adams, technology specialist.
  • PA Promise for Children Night. First ball: Andy McKay-Levine.
  • Special Welcome: Therese's Team and Philadelphia Fire Department.
  • Tickets: Fans can purchase tickets at, by calling 215-463-1000 or in-person at the First Base Gate Ticket Windows.
  • Dual Events at Complex. Fleetwood Mac concert at Wells Fargo Center, 8:00 p.m.

SUNDAY: 1:35 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 11:05 a.m.; Other gates - 11:35 a.m. … Broadcast: PHL17, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT and SportsRadio 94WIP … The Charlie Manuel Show, 12:30 p.m., on PHL17; WB Mason Behind the Pinstripes, 1:00 p.m. on PHL17.

  • IBEW Local 98 Ryan Howard Wiffle Ball & Bat Set given to all kids 14 and under. First Ball: Representing IBEW Local 98, Brianna O'Connell, age 16.
  • Starting Nine: Nine youngsters will be chosen at random to stand on the field during the National Anthem.
  • National Anthem: Barnegat High School Select Choir.
  • God Bless America sung by Patrick Mason.
  • Tickets: Fans can purchase tickets at, by calling 215-463-1000 or in-person at the First Base Gate Ticket Windows.
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