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D-backs Homestand Highlights July 31 - August 10

Homestand Lineup | July 31 - Aug. 10, 2014

July 31-Aug. 3 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates | Aug. 5-7 vs. Kansas City Royals | Aug. 8-10 vs. Colorado Rockies

THURS., JULY 31 | 6:40 P.M. | PITTSBURGH PIRATES     

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National Anthem: Michael Williams

Ceremonial First Pitch: Josh Serruya, Cold Stone

FRI., AUGUST 1 | 6:40 P.M. | PITTSBURGH PIRATES      

CLASSIC TV-THEMED POST-GAME FIREWORKS presented by GILA RIVER CASINOS

COORS LIGHT FRIDAY NIGHTS: D-backs fans can enjoy happy hour drink specials and music from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Coors Light Strike Zone. All fans are welcomed to the refurbished Coors Light Strike Zone during Happy Hour.

HELPFUL HONDA FRIDAYS: At every Friday home game, the Helpful Honda team will greet fans along the plaza with game day essentials, such as personal misters and sunscreen. They will also surprise fans with $20 D-bucks gift cards and some lucky Honda owners will receive seat upgrades to enjoy the game from a luxury suite, complete with free food and drinks. In addition, 50 Honda cars will receive complimentary parking at the Chase Field Garage on Helpful Honda Fridays. The Helpful Honda team will also lead D-backs fans in the singing of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th Inning stretch and game-goers are invited to stop by the Chase Field Rotunda to view the latest Honda vehicle on display.

National Anthem: Newell Barney Junior High School

SAT., AUGUST 2 | 5:10 P.M. | PITTSBURGH PIRATES     

GIVEAWAY: D-backs Zombie Bobblehead - 20,000

HELIOS SCHOLARS: The D-backs will recognize the third class of the team's five year, $1 million investment (40 total scholars) announced in 2012. D-backs representatives and Helios executives will present the eight scholars with a scholarship certificate, new laptop computer (courtesy of Insight, HP and Lenovo), a bike and a D-backs backpack for college. All of this year's recipients are first-generation college students.

TEEN SAFE DRIVING SEMINAR: To further support safe teen driving, the D-backs and State Farm are hosting a Teen Safe Driving seminar. One teen driver and one parent or guardian will participate in a one-hour interactive driving seminar. Each participant will receive a complimentary D-backs game ticket and be recognized on the field during a pre-game ceremony. For more information, visit dbacks.com/safedriving.

D-BACKS EXPRESS: The D-backs offer a hassle-free way to see a D-backs game for fans in Tucson. A luxury bus will pick up fans at the Foothills Mall (located on the Southwest corner parking area between the food court and Outback Steakhouse) in Tucson and drops off fans in front of Chase Field. Round-trip fares are only $20 per person and leaves three hours before game time. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/express.

National Anthem: Kaela Johnson Smith

Ceremonial First Pitch: Shirley Romero, Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino Slot Manager

SUN., AUGUST 3 | 1:10 P.M. | PITTSBURGH PIRATES     

INTEL PARADE: The D-backs will welcome more than 300 Intel family and friends for a pregame parade around the field.

DESERT MISSION FOOD BANK CHECK PRESENTATION: The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and Hillshire Farms, including Hillshire Brands Senior Vice President Denny Belcastro, will present a check for $10,000 to Desert Mission Food Bank in a special pregame ceremony on the field.

GOING GONZO FOR KIDS: GOING GONZO WITH CENTURYLINK: The D-backs, CenturyLink and Luis Gonzalez have teamed up to highlight non-profit community organizations for their outstanding efforts in serving youth. During a pregame ceremony, the D-backs, Gonzo and CenturyLink will present a $4,000 check to Valle Del Sol to continue their efforts in helping inspire positive change and investing in health and human services to strengthen families with tools and skills for self-sufficiency. Nominations are still being accepted at www.dbacks.com/goinggonzo.

NO CHEW CREW presented by DELTA DENTAL: No Chew Crew members receive a free ticket to every Sunday game and a toothbrush, courtesy of Delta Dental, when they pledge awareness of the harmful effects of spit tobacco. No Chew Crew is free to children 15 and younger. To register, visit www.dbacks.com/nochewcrew or sign up at the No Chew Crew Headquarters located in the Phoenix Children's Hospital Sandlot.

KIDS RUN THE BASES FOR PCH: Kids ages 15 and younger are invited to run the bases after the game and can line up on the ramps near section 110 immediately following the game. The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation will donate $1 to Phoenix Children's Hospital for every kid that crosses home plate. Alise Mapp will serve as line leader. Mapp was diagnosed with tricuspid atresia before birth and now at 11, she enjoys reading and trampoline jumping.

CHEVROLET "PLAY BALL" KID: Phoenix-area Little League teams will be recognized on the field before the game and one lucky team member will get to say "Play Ball" at the start of the game. Fans can register at a local Chevrolet dealer.

SUBWAY KIDS TAKE THE FIELD: Kids ages 7-15 can enter for the chance to "Take the Field" with D-backs players at every Sunday home game prior to the National Anthem. Entry forms are available at Subway.

MILITARY AND FIRST RESPONDERS 50% OFF SUNDAYS: Every Sunday home game, the D-backs offer 50 percent off single-game ticket prices for all military active duty, reserve, retired and veterans, as well as active or retired fire and police personnel with valid ID. All-You-Can-Eat tickets are excluded from this offer and can only be redeemed for up to four tickets.

FOX SPORTS ARIZONA/SANDERSON FORD KIDKASTER AUDITIONS: The D-backs will host Kidkaster auditions in the Phoenix Children's Hospital Sandlot from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Each month, one lucky kid will have the opportunity to work in the FOX Sports booth for a half-inning, Arizona Sports 98.7 FM booth for a portion of the game and work as the PA announcer during the second inning when the D-backs are up to bat. The KidKaster winner will also get a tour of the FOX Sports Arizona production truck, appear on the pregame show and interview a D-backs player. For more information, visit online at www.kidkaster.com.

COLD STONE KIDS SUNDAYS: Each Sunday home game, one winner is selected to deliver the lineup card to the umpires with a D-backs coach before the game and deliver Cold Stone Ice Cream to the D-backs' broadcast booths. Winners are selected from applications that can be picked up at a local Cold Stone Creamery location.

National Anthem: The Scottsdale Choir

TUES., AUGUST 5 | 6:40 P.M. | KANSAS CITY ROYALS     

MR. SLICE TO THROW CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Papa Johns' Mr. Slice will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. After each D-backs win (home or away), fans can get 50 percent off their online order at www.papajohns.com the next day when they use the promo code DBACKS50.

National Anthem: Sarabeth Swagerty

WED., AUGUST 6 | 6:40 P.M. | KANSAS CITY ROYALS     

US NAVY USS TUCSON: The D-backs will recognize several crewmembers from the USS Tucson, the only active Navy ship named after an Arizona city, during a special pregame ceremony. The USS Tucson crew members that will be recognized are Captain/Commander Michael Beckette, Communications Officer/Lieutenant John Underhill, Chief of the Boat/Master Chief John Adams and USS Tucson Sailor of the Year/Petty Officer Kevin Schwalbach.

AMERICAN IDOL FINALIST SCOTT MACINTYRE TO SING NATIONAL ANTHEM: Scottsdale resident and American Idol finalist Scott MacIntyre will perform the national anthem. MacIntyre was a finalist on the eighth season of American Idol. He suffers from tunnel vision and has only two-percent field vision due to Leber's congenital amaurosis.

A-GAME ALL-STARS: The D-backs will recognize 10 part-time employees for their hard work and dedication to the organization in a pregame ceremony that includes a photo with D-backs President & CEO Derrick Hall and a D-backs player.

Ceremonial First Pitch: Jeff Strcikland, Ram Trucks

THURS., AUGUST 7 | 6:40 P.M. | KANSAS CITY ROYALS    

CHEVROLET "PLAY BALL" KID: Phoenix-area Little League teams will be recognized on the field before the game and one lucky team member will get to say "Play Ball" at the start of the game. Fans can register at a local Chevrolet dealer.

National Anthem: Richard Gillman

Color Guard: Arizona National Guard

FRI., AUGUST 8 | 6:40 P.M. | COLORADO ROCKIES       

80s-THEMED POST-GAME FIREWORKS presented by GILA RIVER CASINOS

80s NIGHT: The D-backs will host 80s Night that features a pregame performance by cover band Rock Lobster at Game Seven Grill from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Break dancers will entertain fans as they enter the ballpark through the rotunda and fans can enjoy a postgame fireworks show set to 80s hits. Fans can purchase the 80s Night ticket package which includes a pair of D-backs Zubaz. For more information on the special package, visit www.dbacks.com/events.

HELLO HUMANKINDNESS: The D-backs will recognize a person in the community who has done a good deed and was nominated through the Hello HumanKindness campaign in partnership with Dignity Health Arizona after the D-backs game and prior to the Fireworks show.

COORS LIGHT FRIDAY NIGHTS: D-backs fans can enjoy happy hour drink specials and music from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Coors Light Strike Zone. All fans are welcomed to the refurbished Coors Light Strike Zone during Happy Hour.

HELPFUL HONDA FRIDAYS: At every Friday home game, the Helpful Honda team will greet fans along the plaza with game day essentials, such as personal misters and sunscreen. They will also surprise fans with $20 D-bucks gift cards and some lucky Honda owners will receive seat upgrades to enjoy the game from a luxury suite, complete with free food and drinks. In addition, 50 Honda cars will receive complimentary parking at the Chase Field Garage on Helpful Honda Fridays. The Helpful Honda team will also lead D-backs fans in the singing of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th Inning stretch and game-goers are invited to stop by the Chase Field Rotunda to view the latest Honda vehicle on display.

National Anthem: Anglim Sisters

Ceremonial First Pitch: Raymond Rondeau, 90-year-old Military Veteran

SAT., AUGUST 9 | 5:10 P.M. | COLORADO ROCKIES       

D-BACKS PARTNER BASEBALL CLINIC: The D-backs will host a special baseball game with representatives from various D-backs partners from 8-noon. The D-backs will outfit the partners in a D-backs uniform.

National Anthem: Sounds of the Southwest Choir

SUN., AUGUST 10 | 1:10 P.M. | COLORADO ROCKIES      

NO CHEW CREW presented by DELTA DENTAL: No Chew Crew members receive a free ticket to every Sunday game and a toothbrush, courtesy of Delta Dental, when they pledge awareness of the harmful effects of spit tobacco. No Chew Crew is free to children 15 and younger. To register, visit www.dbacks.com/nochewcrew or sign up at the No Chew Crew Headquarters located in the Phoenix Children's Hospital Sandlot.

KIDS RUN THE BASES FOR PCH: Kids ages 15 and younger are invited to run the bases after the game and can line up on the ramps near section 110 immediately following the game. The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation will donate $1 to Phoenix Children's Hospital for every kid that crosses home plate. Aiden Morales will serve as line leader. Morales was diagnosed with tricuspid atresia before birth and now at 10, he recently won the 2014 ACE All-Star for raising money for Children's Miracle Network.

CHEVROLET "PLAY BALL" KID: Phoenix-area Little League teams will be recognized on the field before the game and one lucky team member will get to say "Play Ball" at the start of the game. Fans can register at a local Chevrolet dealer.

MILITARY AND FIRST RESPONDERS 50% OFF SUNDAYS: Every Sunday home game, the D-backs offer 50 percent off single-game ticket prices for all military active duty, reserve, retired and veterans, as well as active or retired fire and police personnel with valid ID. All-You-Can-Eat tickets are excluded from this offer and can only be redeemed for up to four tickets.

FOX SPORTS ARIZONA/SANDERSON FORD KIDKASTER AUDITIONS: The D-backs will host Kidkaster auditions in the Phoenix Children's Hospital Sandlot from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Each month, one lucky kid will have the opportunity to work in the FOX Sports booth for a half-inning, Arizona Sports 98.7 FM booth for a portion of the game and work as the PA announcer during the second inning when the D-backs are up to bat. The KidKaster winner will also get a tour of the FOX Sports Arizona production truck, appear on the pregame show and interview a D-backs player. For more information, visit online at www.kidkaster.com.

SUBWAY KIDS TAKE THE FIELD: Kids ages 7-15 can enter for the chance to "Take the Field" with D-backs players at every Sunday home game prior to the National Anthem. Entry forms are available at Subway.

COLD STONE KIDS SUNDAYS: Each Sunday home game, one winner is selected to deliver the lineup card to the umpires with a D-backs coach before the game and deliver Cold Stone Ice Cream to the D-backs' broadcast booths. Winners are selected from applications that can be picked up at a local Cold Stone Creamery location.

COMMUNITY EVENTS                            

COX GIG LIFE EXPERIENCE - July 31 - Aug. 10: To show off COX Communications' new One GIG Internet, fans will be able to host a live web conference with D-backs players before the game from the Gila River Casinos Plaza. In addition, fans will be able to stream exclusive content on their mobile device via COX Wifi from FOX Sports Arizona and the D-backs. COX will be on site throughout the homestand to host games and giveaways, including an iPad and a $500 iTunes gift card. COX's One GIG Internet is up to 100 times faster than average broadband and will be coming soon.

D-BACKS SCHOOL CHALLENGE presented by UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX: The D-backs and University of Phoenix will give away $150,000 to benefit schools across Arizona. Thirty schools will be selected and will receive $5,000 to help improve their school. The deadline to apply is Sept. 30. Schools can apply for the grant online at www.dbacks.com/schoolchallenge.

PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT BLEACHER CREATURE: The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and Paul Goldschmidt have teamed up to launch a "Bleacher Creature" program to raise money to benefit Phoenix Children's Hospital through Paul Goldschmidt's new fund, Goldy's Fund 4 Kids. Fans can make a $44 donation and receive a limited edition Goldy Bleacher Creature plush doll at dbacks.com/goldyfund or at D-backs home games in the Team Shop. Proceeds from the Bleacher Creature will benefit Goldy's Fund 4 Kids and support programs that lift the spirits of children and their families at Phoenix Children's Hospital. For every Goldy Bleacher Creature purchased, fans will receive $10 off an adjustable cap at the Team Shop for a limited time.

HELLO HUMANKINDNESS FAN CHALLENGE: Do you know someone that has performed an act of kindness? Nominate them by Aug. 8 at dbacks.com/hellohumankindness. The D-backs have teamed up with Dignity Health to recognize those who go above and beyond with their acts of kindness. Those selected will be recognized before one of the D-backs Friday Night Fireworks shows and receive D-backs tickets and the chance to view batting practice on the field. 

#CHASETHEMOMENT & WIN: Fans are encouraged to follow @Chase and @Dbacks on Twitter and share their favorite D-backs moment using #chasethemoment for a chance to help the D-backs grounds crew switch out the bases. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/chasethemoment.

GOING GONZO WITH CENTURYLINK: The D-backs, CenturyLink and Luis Gonzalez have teamed up to highlight non-profit community organizations for their outstanding efforts in serving youth. During a pregame ceremony each month, the winning non-profit will be recognized and presented with a $4,000 grant to continue their efforts. Nominations are now being accepted at www.dbacks.com/goinggonzo.

DINNER WITH THE D-BACKS: D-backs Raising Cane's Kid's Club fans can enter for a chance to win the opportunity to watch the D-backs take batting practice at Chase Field and then enjoy a full Raising Cane's dinner with D-backs pitcher Wade Miley. The fully catered dinner by Raising Cane's will also include time for autographs and pictures with Miley. After dinner, each winner and their guest will be able to enjoy that night's D-backs game from the seats behind home plate. Enter at any Raising Cane's location or at a Chase Field kiosk by August 10.

D-BACKS BASEBALL ACADEMY YOUTH CLINICS: D-backs Baseball Academy coaches will host two free clinics for kids at Futures Field located in the Phoenix Children's Hospital Sandlot at each D-backs home game starting one hour before first pitch and at the end of the fourth inning.

TICKET SPECIALS                               

80s NIGHT WITH SHMONTY & CONKLIN: KDKB listeners can get a special ticket for $9.33 in Bullpen Reserve for 80s Night on Aug. 8. Listeners will be able to enjoy the game with Shmonty & Conklin and will have the chance to win special giveaways throughout the game. 

D-BACKS SEASON TICKET HOLDER PRIZE VAULT: The D-backs Renewal Prize Vault is back by popular demand. More than 500 randomly selected Season Ticket Holders who renew their 2015 season tickets will win. Prizes include free parking for the 2015 season, suites and autographed memorabilia.

SINGLE-GAME TICKETS: D-backs single-game tickets start at just $10 on select gamedays and are available online at dbacks.com/tickets, by phone at 602.514.8400 and in person at the Chase Field Ticket Office, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on non-gameday Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

D-BACKS VALUE PACK: The $21 package includes one bleacher or $19 Infield Reserve ticket, one hot dog or SUBWAY sandwich, 24-ounce Pepsi and a coupon for a free SUBWAY® Restaurants cookie. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/value.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SEATS: Located in the Diamond Level, tickets range from $34-$40 and include unlimited hot dogs, chips, popcorn, peanuts, Pepsi products and Aquafina water. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/ayce.

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