Mariners Press Release
All-Star Felix Hernandez and the Mariners take on Adam Jones & the AL Wild Card leading Baltimore Orioles starting Monday
King’s Court, Kid’s Run The Bases, Hot Dog Chowdown highlight 3-team homestand.
LEADING OFF: The Mariners will host the surprising Baltimore Orioles for a three-game set starting Monday as Hisashi Iwakuma makes the first start of his career. The Orioles, led by a trio of American League All-Stars, will make their first trip to Safeco Field. All-Stars Adam Jones (.300/19 HR/41 RBI), Matt Wieters (14 2B, 11 HR, 38 RBI) and closer Jim Johnson (1.30 ERA, 23 saves) have led Baltimore’s resurgence this season as they look to catch the New York Yankees atop the AL East standings. There are plenty of ticket promotions for the games vs. the Orioles (see below) and great seats are available for every game against Baltimore. For details about the best ticket deals, visit Mariners.com/tickets.
DATE OPP TIME TV RADIO PITCHING PROBABLES VS. BALTIMORE
Mon., July 2 Orioles 7:10 pm ROOT 710 ESPN RH Hisashi Iwakuma vs. RH Jason Hammel
Tue., July 3 Orioles 7:10 pm ROOT 710 ESPN RH Felix Hernandez vs. LH Wei-Yin Chen
Wed., July 4 Orioles 1:10 pm ROOT 710 ESPN RH Hector Noesi vs. RH Jake Arrieta
MONDAY, JULY 2 VS. ORIOLES – 7:10 PM
BECU Family Night – Fans can bring the whole family to the ballpark for some fun and take advantage of the low price on BECU Family Night, all View Reserved seats available for $10 in advance and only $12 on day of game.
TUESDAY, JULY 3 VS. ORIOLES – 7:10 PM
King’s Court will be in session as Felix Hernandez takes the mound. For $30, fans will get a ticket to the game in a special section, and receive a special King Felix T-shirt and a ‘K’ card. As a tie-in to the July 4th holiday, fans will receive a patriotic King’s Court T-shirt: Tickets for July 3rd King’s Court are on sale at mariners.com/felix.
Katie Flood, 2012 NCAA 1,500-meter Champion Ceremonial First Pitch - Flood ran the 1,500 in 4 minutes, 13.79 seconds to capture the first outdoor NCAA title for Washington since 2006. It is the second NCAA title for Flood, who anchored Washington's distance medley relay to the program's first indoor championship last March. She becomes the first Husky woman with multiple NCAA titles.
Military Special Night – Military personnel receive $5 off select View Level seats or $10 off select Main Level seats. Available at the Safeco Field box office and Mariners
Team Stores with valid Military ID. Limit 4 per hero per game. Plus, receive 20% off regular-price merchandise at all Mariners Team Stores with valid Military ID.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 VS. ORIOLES – 1:10 PM
Hot Dog Chowdown - The 2nd Annual Mariners Hot Dog Chow down will take place on July 4. Members of the media will be given 2 minutes to eat as many hot dogs as possible. This year’s contests including 2011 champ Kevin Shockey (KJR Radio), Ryan Divish (Tacoma News Tribune), Chris Egan (KING TV), Jesse Jones (KING TV), Nobu Kobayashi (Daily Sports), Larry Stone (Seattle Times), Bill Wixey (KCPQ). The winner will receive the respect of his soft-stomached competitors and $1,000 to the charity of choice.
Grand Slam Family Package Day – The best deal in baseball is back, and fans can get a ticket, hot dog and Pepsi as low as $15 per person for families of 4-12 thanks to Safeco Insurance.
Military Special Day – Military personnel receive $5 off select View Level seats or $10 off select Main Level seats. Available at the Safeco Field box office and Mariners Team Stores with valid Military ID. Limit 4 per hero per game. Plus, receive 20% off regular-price merchandise at all Mariners Team Stores with valid Military ID.
Senior Special Day – Fans 60 and over receive $5 off select View Level seats or $10 off select Main Level seats. Available at the Safeco Field box office and Mariners Team Stores with valid ID. One ticket per senior per game.
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS SCHEDULE: See more details on the Mariners Promotions Page.
DATE OPP PROMOTIONS FOR ORIOLES SERIES
Mon. July 2 Orioles BECU Family Night presented by BECU
Tue. July 3 Orioles Military Special Night presented by EQC
Wed. July 4 Orioles Grand Slam Family Package Day, Military Special Night presented by EQC & Senior Special Day
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