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Your 2015 Brewers Walk-Up & Entrance Music

For players, the song they choose for their walk-up or entrance music is often an important decision. What brief part of a song is going to send a message to the fans—and what do I want that message to be? Do I keep the same song that I had last year? What’s the hit that is going to produce the most hits? Is it a superstitious thing, do I want fans to sing along, or do I just use my favorite song right now?

If you’re like me and you’re attuned to the tunes, you probably enjoy seeing this list each year—and updating your iPod playlists accordingly.

DID YOU KNOW? Make sure you download the free Ballpark App! In addition to check-in offers, ballpark maps, game updates and more, one of the really cool features is “Ballpark Music.” Like a song you hear? Check it out on Ballpark–and you can even download it right there! No Shazam necessary!

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2015 AT-BAT WALK-UP MUSIC

Braun – “All Day” by Kanye West

Davis – “Xplosive” by Dr. Dre

Fiers – “Og Bobby Johnson” by Que

Garza – “Toss it Up” by Tupac

Gennett – “I’m Good” by Trip Lee

Gomez, Carlos –  “The Time is Now” by John Cena & Tha Trademarc

“Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson

Gomez,  Hector –  “Ratata Ta Ta” by Omega El Fuerte

Jimenez – “Feeling Alright” by Rebelution

Lind – TBD

Lohse ­– “Next Episode” by Dr. Dre

Lucroy – “Gangsta’s Paraside” by In Fear and Faith

Maldonado – “Warriors” by Cosculluela

“GDRF” by Flo Rida

Nelson – “10 Bands” by Drake

Parra – “Fireball” by Pitbull

Peralta – “Ponteme Melia” by Chimbala

Ramirez – None (at his request)

Schafer – “Return of the Mack” by Mark Morrison

Segura – “Tarzan” by El Alfa

 

2015 PITCHING ENTRANCE MUSIC

Cotts – “Perfect Insanity” by Disturbed

Fiers – The Saw Theme Song

Garza – “All Eyez on Me” by Tupac

Lohse – “Wake Up” by Rage Against the Machine

Nelson – “Sound of Madness” by Shinedown

Peralta – “Ponteme Melia” by Chimbala

Rodriguez – “Sandunqueoso” by Tego Cableron

Smith –“Hell Yeah” by Rev Theory

The song played after wins this season is “The Days” by Avicii.

And, in case you weren’t aware, in addition to Ballpark, we do keep a list of these songs on brewers.com and try our best to update it accordingly, so you might want to bookmark this page for future reference.

So now, what about you? What’s your favorite, or most memorable Brewers at-bat song? And, if you were a player, what song might you choose as yours?

-CAIT

@CMoyer

Head & Shoulders #WHIFF Promo Back for 2015; See a Strikeout, Tweet #WHIFF @Brewers

Last season, we encouraged fans to support local RBI Leagues by tweeting #WHIFF + @Brewers and you answered: resulting in $40,000 in donations for our local RBI  Leagues!

RBI, or Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities, is a urban youth baseball initiative that was developed by former scout and Major Leaguer John Young in Los Angeles in 1989 to provide youth an opportunity to learn and enjoy the game of baseball.

The RBI program encourages participating in baseball while providing youth with a positive, team-oriented activity that challenges them mentally and physically. The program also uses baseball to emphasize academics and community responsibility.

And now, the Head & Shoulders“Season of the Whiff” is back for 2015 with more opportunities to help secure funds for this great cause.

Like last year, the seven MLB teams with the most #Whiff tweets each month will win donations for their local RBI leagues.

Here’s how Brewers fans can help: When a Brewers pitcher strikes out an opposing batter, make sure to jump on Twitter and tweet: #WHIFF  and include our handle, @Brewers.

Simple as this:

Retweets also count, so follow @Brewers and be sure to retweet our #Whiff tweets! Up to 27 #Whiff + @Brewers tweets per user per day will count to our totals.

That’s all you have to do! Each month, if we’re in the top 7 teams, we can win anywhere from $2,000 to $10,000 for our local RBI program. 

Throughout the season, you can track our progress in the monthly and season-long #Whiff competition by simply following @HSforMen on Twitter, or visiting www.mlb.com/whiff.

So… I don’t know about you, but I’m never one to back down from a challenge. See a whiff, tweet a #Whiff @Brewers and let’s win some money for a great cause!

 

-Cait

@CMoyer

 

 

 

Singles Night Rescheduled for April 22

Singles Night, which was originally scheduled for April 8, has been moved to Wednesday, April 22 when the Crew takes on the Cincinnati Reds.

With the Singles Night ticket package, for just $39, you’ll get a game ticket in the Associated Bank Check Deck (our singles section for the night), a full buffet, two complementary drinks, and the opportunity to enjoy the game with other single Brewers fans. Plus, It’s Just Lunch will host a creative game to help everyone meet and mingle and create a relaxed, casual environment.

For more information, or to order tickets, call (414) 902-4641 or visit brewers.com.

Autism Awareness Night at Miller Park Set for April 25

Tonight, fans driving past Miller Park will notice that the stadium is glowing blue.

That’s in support of World Autism Awareness Day:

Here are some more photos of Miller Park dressed in blue to support Austim Speaks’ Light It Up Blue campaign:

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April is Autism Awareness Month and fans are also invited to join the Brewers for Autism Awareness Night at Miller Park as the Crew takes on the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, April 25 at 6:10 p.m.

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Be part of this special event as we celebrate the unique gifts of individuals with autism while raising awareness of autism spectrum disorders and advocating for the needs of individuals and families affected by autism. Autism Speaks Milwaukee will be on hand to help raise awareness by passing out information and answering questions.

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To receive special savings on various locations in the ballpark for Autism Awareness Night, click here. Tickets will be on sale until Friday, April 24 or while supplies last. Don’t forget to wear your Brewers blue to support autism awareness.

 

Miller Park Opening Day Details Set

Opening Day at Miller Park is just five days away as the Brewers will host the Colorado Rockies on Monday, April 6. Details for Opening Day are below. 

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Ticket Availability: Tickets for Opening Day are sold out. Tickets remain available for the remaining five games of the opening homestand.

Details:

  • Parking Lots/Gate Opening Times: The Miller Park parking lots will open at 10 a.m. on Opening Day. The gates to Miller Park will open at 10:40 a.m. In coordination with new procedures established by Major League Baseball, all fans will be screened by metal detectors upon entering Miller Park. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to the gates to ensure they don’t miss first pitch.
  • 50/50 Raffle: The 50/50 Raffle will begin when gates open at 10:40 a.m. Proceeds from the raffle support local nonprofit organizations.
  • First Pitch: Retired Commissioner Emeritus and former Brewers Owner Allan H. “Bud” Selig will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day. In honor of his achievements, the Brewers retired the number 1 and will unveil the “Selig Experience,” a state-of-the-art attraction at Miller Park, to the public on Friday, May 29.
  • Brewers Magnetic Schedule Day: All fans in attendance will receive a Brewers 2015 magnetic schedule.
  • The 13th Annual Klement’s Opening Day First Brat Relay Race: Prior to first pitch on Opening Day, the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages will participate in the 13th Annual Klement’s Opening Day First Brat Relay Race, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Klement’s plant on Chase Ave. The Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages™ will deliver the “First Brat” all the way to Miller Park (weather permitting).

OPENING DAY PARKING INFORMATION

The Brewers are urging fans to plan ahead when considering parking options for all games at Miller Park, but in particular for Opening Day. Fans may purchase parking passes in advance for all home dates at Miller Park through the Miller Park Box Office, Brewers.com or by phone at (414) 902-4000. Please note, a limited number of parking passes are available for Opening Day.

There will not be overflow parking at Wisconsin State Fair Park this year.

Please tune in to AM 1180 for up to the minute information.

Fans are encouraged to share in the excitement around Opening Day by following the Club on its various social media platforms. Fans may participate in the conversation by tagging photos and updates on Twitter and Instagram with #BrewersOpener.

Need Help Playing Hooky on Opening Day? We’ve Got You Covered.

Need some help playing hooky on Opening Day? We’ve got you covered. Brewers fans can now visit brewers.com/excuses to view and share excuse notes written by our team of ‘experts’ designed to get out of any obligation and make sure you are able to watch Brewers Opening Day on April 6.

For example, Kyle Lohse’s excuse note is the perfect one to use if you’re trying to get out of work:

He even thought to draft a version “for the ladies” to share:

Scooter Gennett’s got one to help you get out of any obligation with a significant other that day…although, now that I think about it, maybe you shouldn’t be sending an excuse note to that person so much as evaluating that relationship. If he/she doesn’t like the Brewers as much as you, that might be a bigger problem!

The other notes you’ll find include one from Mike Fiers to help you get out of chores; one from Will Smith to help you get out of class and one from “Dr. Matt Garza” to get you out of practice.

Here are some photos of the guys working on their notes earlier this Spring:

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Visit brewers.com/excuses now to get and share your Brewers Opening Day excuse now to make sure you’re free next Monday when the Crew takes on the Rockies at 1:10pm CT.

And while these excuse notes should do the trick, if they’re still a little salty about you playing hooky, you can butter them up with some Brewers tickets. You’ll get a special offer from us once you share your note!

Enjoy!
#SeeUApril6

-Cait

@CMoyer

 

 

Why Should Will Smith Meet Will Smith? #WillMeetsWill Continues

A couple of weeks ago, Brewers pitcher Will Smith penned a letter to “the other” Will Smith–as in the actor, producer and songwriter, Will Smith….yeah, that guy–inviting him to come visit him in Milwaukee this summer.

Well, it’s been a little while, and despite that video going viral and garnering national media attention for the campaign, our Will has been the first player checking his mailbox in Maryvale each morning, and he still hasn’t heard back.

So, we asked his teammates to pitch in. Check out what Rob Wooten, Jim Henderson, Jeremy Jeffress, Kyle Lohse and Mike Fiers had to say in response to our question: Why should Will meet Will?

Join in the #WillMeetsWill campaign on Twitter and Instagram to see if we can organize our efforts and get Will Smith out to Miller Park this summer to meet his namesake.

Or hey, Will, if you’re reading this… the Brewers play the Dodgers in LA July 10-12 and July 10 just happens to be our Will Smith’s birthday. Just sayin’.

-Cait

@CMoyer

 

Brewers Stitch N’ Pitch Night Set for June 11

Join your fellow needle artists for the 9th annual Stitch N’ Pitch Night at Miller Park on Thursday, June 11.

Socialize with other needle artists, speak to shop owners and visit teaching tables, all while watching the Brewers take on the Washington Nationals. Plus, as part of this special ticket package, you’ll receive a limited-edition Stitch N’ Pitch Hank bobblehead:

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Tickets are $33 for the Field Outfield Box and $26 for the Loge Outfield Box. Please know that the Hank bobblehead is only available through the special Stitch N’ Pitch ticket package. Tickets must be purchased in advance and supplies are limited.

For more details, or to purchase your tickets, visit brewers.com/stitch.

OPENING DAY NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR BREWERS 10-PACKS

One of the many benefits for fans purchasing a Brewers 10-Pack is the addition of Opening Day as a free 11th game. Due to high demand for the packages, however, the inventory for adding Opening Day as the bonus game is no longer available.

“Sales of our Season Seat plans this year have been very strong, and with that we have exhausted all of our 10-Pack inventory for Opening Day,” said Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger. “Fans are still able to purchase 10-Packs, and they can select any game other than Opening Day as their free bonus game. Or, they can secure a ticket for Opening Day by purchasing a plan of at least 20 games for the 2015 season.”

Fans can still choose from one of six 10-Pack options, including the popular Fan’s Choice Plan which returns for 2015. All six plans feature 10 home games, plus another game of the fan’s choice as their FREE 11th game.

Each of the six plans offer a unique experience. The Weekend Plan features four giveaways, including the Mother’s Day “BobbleHank” on May 10, June 14’s Carlos Gomez All-Star Bobblehead, a Bobblehead of National League All-Star Jonathan Lucroy on August 16 and an All Fan Giveaway item to be decided by fan vote and distributed on the final day of the regular season, Sunday, October 4. The Premier Plan includes contests against all four division rivals as well as a matchup against NL West Division powers the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Friday Plan includes a string of five “T-Shirt Friday” giveaways starting with the June 12 game against the Washington Nationals and ending on August 14 when the Brewers host the Philadelphia Phillies. To top it off, the Friday Plan includes access to the first ever Brewers Postgame Concert Series when country artist Joe Nichols rocks Miller Park after the May 29 game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The popular Fan’s Choice Plan returns for the 2015 season and provides the ultimate flexibility for fans to select 10 games that fit their schedule from a list of 49 Brewers regular season home games. The plan can include several Interleague matchups, a variety of weekday and weekend games, All-Fan Bobblehead dates, T-Shirt Fridays, and more.

Packages start at $160 per seat in the Terrace Reserved ($16 per game) and can also be purchased in the Terrace Box for $250 ($25 per game), the Loge Outfield Box for $340 ($34 per game), the Club Outfield Box for $420 ($42 per game, no wait staff), the Loge Infield Box for $420 ($42 per game), the Field Outfield Box for $420 ($42 per game) and the Loge Diamond Box for $500 ($50 per game).

Brewers 10-Packs offer several benefits, including a free bonus ticket to any home game on the 2015 schedule (excluding Opening Day), guaranteed seat location, a personal account representative and priority access to Postseason tickets.  In addition, 10-Pack Ticket Plans offer great savings on ticket prices. Last season, 10-Pack holders saved up to 35% off the demand-based individual game price. Each 10-Pack account will also receive three (3) exchange vouchers that can be used to exchange tickets you cannot or did not use for tickets to another game.

Fans interested in purchasing 10-Packs are encouraged to call (414) 902-HITS (4487) or visit Brewers.com/10packs for more information.

MILLER PARK TO HOST MIDWEST LEAGUE GAME ON FRIDAY, JUNE 19

The Milwaukee Brewers have announced that Miller Park will once again play host to a Midwest League game.  On Friday, June 19, at 7:10 p.m., the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, Class-A affiliate of Milwaukee, and the Beloit Snappers, Class-A affiliate of Oakland, will square off at the home of the Brewers.

Ticket prices are set at $10 for Field Diamond Box seats and $5 for all other seat locations. Parking will be $5. Tickets are on sale beginning today at 9am CT and can be purchased by visiting the Miller Park Box Office, online at brewers.com/timberrattlers, or by calling the Brewers Ticket Office at (414) 902-4000.

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“The annual game at Miller Park is a great showcase of the prospects with the Timber Rattlers and always a day our fans and players look forward to,” said Timber Rattlers President Rob Zerjav, “As an organization, we appreciate this opportunity the Brewers provide and we thank the Beloit Snappers for their willingness to relocate one of their home games to Miller Park.”

The game will once again be a home game for Beloit, with Wisconsin as the visiting team.

“The Beloit Snappers are pleased to return to Milwaukee to play our in-state rival, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, once again,” said Dennis Conerton, President of the Beloit Snappers. “Last year was an exciting experience for our fans and our players. It is a great opportunity to showcase our Major League players of tomorrow in a beautiful big league stadium like Miller Park.”

This will mark the fourth time that these two teams will face off at Miller Park. It is the eighth time in team history that the Timber Rattlers will play a game at Miller Park and the fourth for the Snappers.  Last season, the Timber Rattlers fell to the Snappers 4-2 and Beloit is 3-0 all-time against Wisconsin at Miller Park.  The Timber Rattlers own a 3-4 lifetime record at the current home of the Brewers.

Games in year’s past have featured future Brewers players such as Prince Fielder, Tony Gwynn, Manny Parra, and Rickie Weeks. Other current Brewers who have played in Minor League games at Miller Park include Khris Davis, Scooter Gennett, Jim Henderson and Wily Peralta.

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