Cincinnati Reds 2020 Opening Weekend highlights

60-Game season kicks off with three games vs. Tigers at GABP, July 24-26

July 23rd, 2020

Friday, July 24 – Reds vs. Detroit Tigers, 6:10 p.m. – 144**th_** **_Opening Day in Cincinnati**

Probable Starting Pitchers: RHP Sonny Gray vs LHP Matthew Boyd

TV: FOX Sports Ohio and Local12 WKRC TV CBS (Thom Brennaman, Chris Welsh & Jim Day)

Radio: 700WLW and stations on the Reds Radio Network (Jeff Brantley & Tommy Thrall)

• Pregame ceremonies to start at approx. 5:45 p.m.:

-- Virtual first pitch featuring Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

-- Virtual game ball delivery from the Findlay Market Parade Association

-- National Anthem from The Mistics

-- Ceremonies recognizing and honoring the Black Lives Matter movement, The Players Alliance and Frontline Heroes

God Bless America: Air Force TSGT (ret.) Felita LaRock will sing God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch (previously recorded)

Watch & Win Sweepstakes: Fans can tune into FOX Sports Ohio for the 2020 Reds Home Opener Watch and Win Sweepstakes. Go to and enter the code word revealed during the broadcast by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 27. One lucky fan will win a prize package valued at over $1,200 that includes four tickets to the 2021 Opening Day game, a Joey Votto signed baseball and more. Must be 21 to play. Official rules at

Virtual Watch Parties: Fans are encouraged to wear their favorite Reds gear and share photos and videos on social media with the hashtag #RedsOpeningDay for everyone to enjoy.

Saturday, July 25 – Reds vs. Detroit Tigers, 5:10 p.m. – Kids Opening Day presented by Frisch’s Big Boy

Probable Starting Pitchers: RHP Luis Castillo vs TBD

TV: FOX Sports Ohio (Thom Brennaman, Chris Welsh & Jim Day)

Radio: 700WLW and stations on the Reds Radio Network (Jeff Brantley & Tommy Thrall)

Kids Opening Day caps at Frisch’s: Kids will receive a FREE Kids Opening Day Reds cap at participating Frisch’s Big Boy locations on Saturday, July 25, while supplies last.

Kids Opening Day activities: Although the usual Kids Opening Day festivities are unable to take place at the ballpark this year, please join the Reds to salute this special day as you follow the team from home. Kids can find special Kids Opening Day and Reds-themed activities and games such as trivia, word search, puzzles and more on

Kids Opening Day at the HOF: Children 12 and under are always admitted free to the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum, courtesy of the H.C.S. Foundation. Kids can spin the “Wheel of Fame” for prizes with a $5 contribution to the Reds Hall of Fame plus there will be merchandise specials just for kids.

National Anthem: 10-year-old Bella Kreft will perform the National Anthem (previously recorded)

Sunday, July 26 – Reds vs. Detroit Tigers, 1:10 p.m.

Probable Starting Pitchers: RHP Trevor Bauer vs TBD

TV: FOX Sports Ohio (Thom Brennaman, Chris Welsh & Jim Day)

Radio: 700WLW and stations on the Reds Radio Network (Jeff Brantley & Tommy Thrall)

National Anthem & God Bless America: Marlana VanHoose will sing both the National Anthem and God Bless America (previously recorded)

2020 Ticketing Information

All tickets for originally scheduled Reds 2020 regular season home games are NO LONGER VAILD. Fans who purchased tickets directly from the Reds or for originally scheduled Reds 2020 regular season home games should visit for options and more information. If fans are permitted to attend games at any point this season, tickets will be sold for those games at a later date.

Reds Community Fund

Split the Pot: Fans at home can play in the Reds Community Fund’s “Split the Pot” fundraisers during each home and road series this season. One fan will win 50 percent of each jackpot, which will be live for all the games in that series. Visit for official rules and to purchase tickets. Fans must be 18 years or older and in the state of Ohio at the time of purchase to enter.

LaRosas’s Strikeouts for the RCF: Whenever the Reds pitching staff strikes out 11 or more opposing batters for all games this season, Larosa’s will donate $1,000 to the Reds Community Fund.

Reds Authentics: The Reds Authentics program will be collecting foul balls and home run balls from the Reds 2020 60-game season to auction those items at a later date benefiting the Reds Community Fund. Game-used bases, lineup cards and other items will be collected throughout the season in conjunction with MLB’s Authentication Program guidelines. The proceeds from all the auctions benefit the Reds Community Fund and the P&G MLB Cincinnati Reds Youth Academy. Details at

Reds Hall of Fame & Museum presented by Dinsmore

Updated Hours: The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will be open daily during the Reds 60-game season from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with adjusted closing times on game days:

-- Evening Games: 10 a.m. to time of first pitch

-- Day Games: 10 a.m. to two hours after end of game

Riverfront Stadium Site Tours: The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is hosting new 90-minute walking tours that take guests back in time to when Riverfront Stadium was the home of the Reds. The tour winds through what is now The Banks district and visits the actual locations of Riverfront Stadium landmarks. More information at

Glenn Braggs Bobblehead: Fans can receive a free Glenn Braggs bobblehead with regular-price admission to the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum presented by Dinsmore on Saturdays and Sundays in July, while supplies last.