D-backs announce details for tomorrow's Opening Day

April 7th, 2022

The Arizona Diamondbacks will kick off their 2022 season with Opening Day tomorrow vs. the San Diego Padres at 6:40 p.m. at Chase Field. Fans should be in their seats by 6:00 p.m. to catch the exciting show:

D-backs 2022 Opening Day

Game: D-backs vs. Padres

When: Tomorrow/Thursday at 6:40 p.m.

Where: Chase Field

Gates Open: 4:30 p.m. (4:00 p.m. Advantage Members)

In Seats: Fans should plan to be in their seats by 6:00 p.m. to enjoy the Opening Day festivities, including a Luke Air Force Base flyover and memorable opening ceremony.

TV: Bally Sports Arizona featuring Steve Berthiaume, Bob Brenly, Jody Jackson, Mark Grace & Brandon Webb

Radio – English: 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station featuring Greg Schulte, Tom Candiotti & Chris Garagiola

Radio – Spanish: TUDN Radio 105.1 FM featuring Oscar Soria & Rodrigo Lopez

Pitchers: D-backs’ Madison Bumgarner vs. Padres’ Yu Darvish

Roof: The roof is expected to be open.

Notable: Let’s celebrate the fans! Today is all about the fans and Chase Field is bringing back many pre-pandemic, fan-favorite experiences, including: Rally-backs with fan giveaways, Legends Racers, the hot dog derby, the Sandlot with soon-to-be-released enhancements, special All-You-Can-Eat-Seats sections, bullpen carts, and Kids Run the Bases after Sunday home games.

First pitch: Let’s celebrate the medical teams & medical miracles! A father of three and beloved valley teacher who survived a COVID-19 related double-lung transplant, Bob Horbaczewski will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Thursday night. Bob will be accompanied by his doctor, Dr. Bhuvin Buddhdev, a pulmonary and critical care physician at the Norton Thoracic Institute, Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Buddhdev was one of the two surgeons who completed Mr. Horbaczewski’s life-saving transplant and will share in the first-pitch moment.

Anthem: The national anthem will be performed by professional military vocalist Tech Sgt Lisa Cimino, assigned to the Goldwater Air National Guard Base in Phoenix.

Color Guard: The Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard will present the colors for the National Anthem.

Flyover: Luke Air Force Base - Unit: 944th Fighter Wing - Aircraft: 4 x F-35.

Tickets: Let’s celebrate special offers! Purchase of an Opening Week ticket will earn an additional non-Opening Week D-backs home game. Opening Week games will take place April 7-10 vs. the San Diego Padres, and April 12-13 vs. the Houston Astros. Tickets to these games will qualify for tickets to a second game. Purchase tickets for Opening Day as well as for the rest of the series online at dbacks.com/tickets, by calling 602-514-8400 or at the Chase Field Box Office.

Entertainment: Let’s celebrate with more cheers! The World-Famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be joining in the celebration outside the stadium on 4th Street.

Food & Beverage: Let’s celebrate the food! Chase Field has many new and exciting food and beverage options and returning fan favorites this season! With so much to choose from, it’s guaranteed that there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Additionally, modern technology powered by SpotOn that promises to increase point of sale transaction speed for the 2022 D-backs season.

New Partners: The Arizona Diamondbacks are proud to welcome Black Rock Coffee Bar, Chick-fil-A, Crèmily, Scoopwell’s Dough Bar and Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt to Chase Field.

Value at the Park: We are offering value items ($2.99 hot dogs, popcorn, corn dogs and Pepsi) at every Double Header Concession stand and some of the best value beer prices in the Valley (14oz. for $4.99). All-You-Can-Eat-Seats in sections 221-223. We have also added non-food value items in the gift shop: $6.99 value baseball, $2.99 value pin, and $9.99 value cap.

New Menu Items: Nationally recognized Chef Stephen Tilder has developed the following new and exciting signature items throughout the Levy concessions. These new options are just the beginning of what’s to come for dining enhancements. Throughout the season, be on the lookout for the following new venues to open at Chase Field:
• Taste of Chase: Buffalo Chicken Sidewinders
• Copper State Steaks: Cowboy Steak & Barbecue Brisket Dip w/ Fries
• Big Dawgs: Home Team Favorite Dog
• Burger Burger: Hatch Valley Whiskey Burger
• Gonzo’s Grill: Flamin’ Hot Chicken Wrap

Guy Fieri Restaurant Concept: A Guy Fieri restaurant concept is opening this spring in Caesars Sportsbook at Chase Field. The new venue, open year-round, will make its home inside the brand-new, state-of-the-art sportsbook & bar at the location formerly known as Game 7 Grill on the Plaza at the home of the D-backs.

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers and Bourbon & Bones Cocktail Lounge: Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers and Bourbon & Bones is taking over the iconic restaurant space overlooking Chase Field previously occupied by Friday’s Front Row. Coming Summer of 2022, this addition will be a one-of-a-kind venue to enjoy the game.

Experience: Let’s celebrate sooner! Getting fans into the ballpark safe and more efficiently is a priority. This year, Chase Field is utilizing OPENGATE: a safe, fast, automatic & unprecedented screening system that does away with unloading bags, backpacks and purses. Fans will pass effortlessly through the gates to their seats in record speed like never before. Clear bag policy is still in effect, but there is no need to have it leave your side when you walk through our gates.