Today at Nats Park (July 4) - Happy Independence Day!

Posted by Cheryl Nichols | 7/04/2010 12:57:00 PM | , , , | 0 comments »

Nats Opponent: New York Mets

Game Time:  1:35 p.m.

Gates Open: 11:00 a.m. (CF gate); 12:00 p.m. (All Gates)

Pitching match up: LHP Hisanori Takahashi (6-3, 4.24 ERA) v. RHP Craig Stammen (2-2, 5.13 ERA)

Giveaway: None

Signature Sundays: Come early to enjoy pregame autographs from approx. 12:15-12:35 p.m. by Bernadina, Peralta, Atilano and Coach Lett

Pre-Game Ceremonies: See end of post

Special Event: "Me and a Friend" Program

Pregame Ceremonies include:
• Ceremonial first pitch by Jimmy Smits, actor and host of Capitol Fourth
• Presentation of the colors by Armed Forces Color Guard
• Line-up card delivery from Sgt Alexander Hairgrove, U.S. Marine Corps
• National Anthem performance by United States Air Force Band's Ceremonial Brass Quintet
• “Starting 9” will feature Childen and their mentors from TAPS
• Game ball delivery by Chaplain, Col Mike Hoyt, U.S. Army
• “Play Ball!” announcement by Cpl Huascar Ortega, U.S. Marine Corps