TIGERS vs BLUE JAYS KICKS OFF SECOND HALF OF SEASON AT COMERICA PARK WITH THREE-GAME SERIES
The Tigers return to Comerica Park for a three-game homestand against the Toronto Blue Jays, running from July 14-16. The series opener is on Friday at 7:10 p.m., game two on Saturday at 6:10 p.m. and the series finale on Sunday at 1:10 p.m.
Friday, July 14 vs. Toronto Blue Jays at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.
Grand Slam Values Coupon Books will be given out at all gates following the game.
Central Michigan University Night is the second installment of the FOX Sports Detroit University Days at Comerica Park. This sold-out ticket package includes a game ticket, Detroit Tigers CMU hat plus a five dollar donation to the CMU Alumni Gold Scholarship Fund.
The Star Spangled Banner and O’ Canada will be performed by CMU’s Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. The group will also be performing at the Pepsi Porch from 5:30-6:00 p.m.
The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Joe Vicari, representing CMU, and Neal Hackett, representing Draft Kings.
Postgame fireworks are presented by Pepsi, hosted by Stacey from WOMC and are weather permitting. Pepsi Pop Up to the Plate will take place on the field between the end of the game and start of fireworks with contestant Chris White.
Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Raffle: The Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Charity Raffle continues at Comerica Park this season at all Friday and Saturday home games. The partner charity for this weekend’s 50/50 raffle is the Camp Mak-a-Dream – Michigan Chapter, which gives strategic, marketing and financial support to the Camp Mak-a-Dream program, a cost-free camp for children and young adults with cancer. Tickets will be sold on a digital platform and are 2 for $5, 5 for $10, 20 for $20 and 80 for $40. Six 50/50 Raffle kiosks are stationed throughout the ballpark where fans will be able to purchase tickets and see the pot size in real-time. Five kiosks will be on the 100-level concourse and one kiosk will be on the 2nd floor suites entrance. The winner will be announced on the Comerica Park scoreboard before the end of the game. The 50/50 Charity Raffle program has raised more than $1.4 million for charity.
Saturday, July 15 vs. Toronto Blue Jays at 6:10 p.m. Gates Open at 4:30 p.m.
Tigers floppy hats will be given to the first 10,000 fans to enter the park, courtesy of National Coney Island.
The First Annual Detroit Tigers Kids Club Day gives Kids Club members the chance to enter Comerica Park at a special time and take part in special experiences. Kids Club members can enter the ballpark through a private early entrance by arriving at Gate C at 4:00 p.m. Before the game, Kids Club members have the opportunity to take rides on the ferris wheel and carousel, have their faces painted and take part in an on-field Kids Club Parade. From the second inning to the middle of the third inning, members have the opportunity to take part in an exclusive photo opportunity with PAWS at the Big Cat Court, and can dance on top of the dugouts with the DTE Energy Squad during the seventh inning stretch. After the game, Kids Club members and one guardian can play catch on the field.
Tigers Alumni Saturdays, presented by Comerica Bank: Former Tiger Dan Petry will participate in a Q&A from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Big Cat Court.
Verlander’s Victory for Veterans: Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander hosts Veterans from Veterans Affairs Medical Centers throughout the state of Michigan. These Veterans sustained injuries or illness in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom or in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. The Veterans along with their families cheer on the Tigers from the comfort of Verlander’s personal luxury suite. After serving our country, the special day provides American veterans the opportunity to enjoy a Tigers game with their family. This week, veterans from the Battle Creek VA Medical Center will enjoy 18 luxury suite tickets and parking passes in the Tigers Parking Garage. Food and beverage is provided for the guests courtesy of Verlander. Veterans receive a personalized welcome letter from Verlander and all guests receive a Verlander’s Victory for Veterans t-shirt.
The Star Spangled Banner and O’ Canada will be performed by soloist Rachel Miltimore. The Windsor and Detroit Fire Department Honor Guards will present their respective nation’s colors.
The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by former Tiger Dan Petry, and John Meek, representing National Coney Island.
Sunday, July 16 vs. Toronto Blue Jays at 1:10 p.m. Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.
Souvenir Miguel Cabrera Silver Slugger Bats will be given to all fans 14-and-under when entering the ballpark, courtesy of 97.1 The Ticket.
All Sunday home games are Chevy Youth Baseball Sunday Kids Days at Comerica Park. All kids 14-and-under will receive a free promotional item as part of the “Every Kid, Every Sunday” giveaway guarantee, enjoy free rides courtesy of Kroger on the Comerica Bank Carousel or the Fly Ball Ferris Wheel, take part in free face painting and hang out with the Tigers Party Patrol at the Big Cat Court. Across from the Big Cat Court next to the Kids Club Station, select kids will have the chance to win Chevy Role Play Giveaway (two giveaways each Sunday). Following the game, all kids 14-and-under are invited down to the field for Kids Run the Bases courtesy of Aquafina, weather permitting.
Ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by Tigers fans Douglas Wood and Bev Wilks, and Paul Greenwood, representing Pepsi.
The Star Spangled Banner and O’ Canada will be performed by the Saline Summer Band, and God Bless America will be performed by soloist Brooklyn Stack in the seventh inning.