The Angels return for their eleventh homestand after facing the Astros, Rangers and White Sox on the road. The homestand begins Monday at 7:07 p.m. vs. the Rangers (Monday, September 10 - Wednesday, September 12). Following the three game series, the homestand will conclude with the Mariners (Thursday, September 13
The Angels return for their eleventh homestand after facing the Astros, Rangers and White Sox on the road. The homestand begins Monday at 7:07 p.m. vs. the Rangers (Monday, September 10 - Wednesday, September 12). Following the three game series, the homestand will conclude with the Mariners (Thursday, September 13 - Sunday, September 16). Below is a look at the notable events and ceremonies taking place at Angel Stadium during the homestand:
· The Angels will host friendly neighbors, the Anaheim Ducks, for Ducks Night at Angel Stadium on Friday.
· Current players will partake in batting practice, hit in the cages and throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Friday's contest.
· There will be exclusive Anaheim Duck-themed in-game entertainment shown on the videoboards.
· The Ducks' Power Players will join the Strike Force for festivities throughout the stadium.
· Fans in attendance will receive a Duck Call while supplies last. In addition, there will be an opportunity to set a stadium record for duck calling during the game.
STRIKE OUT SLAVERY
· Strike Out Slavery, an organization dedicated to the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking, will be honored on Saturday. The organization was founded by Albert and Deidre Pujols.
· There will be a pre-game ceremony highlighting the organization's work and dedication.
· Grammy-nominated artist, Nick Jonas, returns for the second year to perform an exclusive post-game concert to raise awareness for the cause.
· The Angels will welcome Hailey Dawson to Angel Stadium and invite her to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Sunday's game.
· Hailey was born with Poland syndrome and without three fingers on her throwing hand. She has been living her dream of throwing out the first pitch using 3D-printed hand at Major League parks across the country. She will hit all 30 parks with her final first pitch this Sunday at Angel Stadium.
· Hailey will be joined by her family, as well as surprise guests on the day of the game.
· On Tuesday, the Angels will have a pre-game ceremony remembering the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001. There will also be a video from Major League Baseball shown, titled "We Shall Not Forget."
· The Color Guard from the Orange County Fire Department will display the flags of this country during the national anthem.
2018 ROBERTO CLEMENTE AWARD
· Andrew Heaney will be honored in a pre-game ceremony on Monday for being selected as the nominee for the Angels for the 2018 Roberto Clemente Award.
· This award is the "annual recognition of a player who best represents the game of Baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field."
· The League Winner will be selected by a Blue Ribbon Panel, including a Fan Vote, open until September 18th at mlb.com/clemente21.
· American hip-hop artist, Schoolboy Q, will throw out the first pitch prior to Monday's game.
· Brendan Steele, an American professional golfer, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Thursday.
· Hailey Dawson, with help from her 3D-printed hand, will throw out the first pitch prior to Sunday's game.
· We Care Hero will be honored in a pre-game ceremony on Monday.
· CHOC will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony on Thursday.
· Fans will be treated to a post-game fireworks show on Saturday presented by Wells Fargo. Immediately following the fireworks, Nick Jonas will perform an exclusive post-game concert benefitting Strike Out Slavery.
GIVEAWAYS (while supplies last)
· Fans in attendance on Friday will receive a Duck Call while supplies last.