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RBI Athlete of the Month: Leon Dewitt Finney IV

Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities, or the RBI Program, is a MLB youth baseball initiative and partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs. The RBI program was developed by former scout and Major Leaguer John Young in Los Angeles in 1989 to provide youth ages 9 to 17 the opportunity to learn and enjoy the game of baseball. Each month, we honor RBI student athletes on the diamond that portray dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, reliability and monthly performance.

This month’s honoree is Leon Dewitt Finney IV.

Leon Dewitt Finney IV

Leon is a sophomore at West Allis Central High School and is a hardworking student with a 3.0 GPA. Leon enjoys playing baseball as a pitcher and centerfielder in hopes to one day play for the big leagues. When Leon is not playing baseball, he is volunteering at Beckum-Stapleton Little League and volunteers as a pitching instructor with the younger RBI players. Leon has a great attitude and is considered a leader to his teammates.

Thanks, Leon for your passion for baseball and contributions to the community!

Leon was honored in a pregame ceremony tonight and tossed out a ceremonial first pitch:

Leon Dewitt Finney IV First Pitch

Want to help support the RBI Program? It’s as simple as sending a tweet!

When a Brewers pitcher strikes out an opposing batter, make sure to jump on Twitter and tweet: #WHIFF  and include our handle, @Brewers.

That’s all you have to do! Each month, if we’re in the top 7 teams, we can win anywhere from $2,500 to $10,000 for our local RBI program. AND the team with the most #Whiff tweets for the season will receive an additional $20,000 donation! 

We won $40,000 last season, so keep tweeting to help us support our local program again in 2015! View the current standings at mlb.com/whiff.

-Cait

@CMOYER

Delaware North Sportservice Hosting Job Fairs for Food & Beverage Positions at Miller Park

Delaware North Sportservice, the exclusive food and beverage service provider for the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park, is set to hold the first of several job fairs to recruit for immediate positions for the current 2015 season.

The job fairs will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday, May 14) and Tuesday, May 19 at the Miller Park Club Level, enter at Fridays Hot Corner.

Sportservice is seeking employees to fill a variety of part-time seasonal and game-day positions in general concessions, retail, premium dining and catering operations. Positions include supervisors, cooks, kitchen preparation staff, dishwashers, bartenders, servers, runners, porters, beer and food vendors, retail sales associates, concession stand attendants and cashiers.

Interested individuals will be asked to fill out an application and interview for positions during the job fair. Anyone interested in applying should be highly motivated and customer-service oriented. Sportservice is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including minorities and women, are encouraged to apply.

 

About Delaware North

Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world. Founded and owned by the Jacobs family for nearly 100 years, it is a global leader in hospitality and food service with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurants and catering, parks, resorts, gaming and specialty retail industries.  Delaware North has annual revenue exceeding $3 billion with 60,000 employee associates serving half a billion guests in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.

Broxton and Smith Visit with Brewers Season Seat Holders

Today was the Brewers Season Seat Holder luncheon, the first of two such events this season where Season Seat Holders with packages of 20+ games have the opportunity to attend.

The event, which took place in the Skyy Lounge, included a plated lunch, a Q &A with Brewers players, and the opportunity to win prizes.

Today, Season Seat Holders were treated to a Q & A with Brewers relievers Jonathan Broxton and Will Smith.

Jonathan Broxton and will Smith were the special guests at today's SSH Luncheon.

Jonathan Broxton and will Smith were the special guests at today’s SSH Luncheon.

Here are some highlights:

When asked what the guys talk about in the bullpen during the game, Will Smith said, “Stuff…. No, we have a pretty good group down there, so for the first five innings, we’ll cut up and goof around and pick on each other, but once the fifth inning rolls around we cut it out.”

When asked how they respond to adversity, Jonathan Broxton responded:

“It’s tough because when you do blow a game, it sits hard on you. It sat hard on me last night, but you have to get the point where you can turn the page before you leave the clubhouse to be able to pitch the next day. That’s the great thing about being a reliever: We get a chance today to go out there and give it our best. “

When asked who the biggest prankster on the team is, Will Smith pointed to Jonathan Broxton and responded:

“This guy! Don’t you EVER turn your back on him.”

Will Smith points to Broxton as the biggest prankster on the team.

Will Smith points to Broxton as the biggest prankster on the team.

When asked what they do for fun outside of baseball, Will Smith said, “During the season I enjoy sleeping. In the offseason, I like to play golf… play video games. I’m a dork.”

As for Jonathan, he said, “During the offseason I like to do a lot of hunting and fishing, playing golf. I love the outdoors so I spend a lot of time in the outdoors. During the season, I’m more laid back….I try to enjoy my family while I can during the season because we are on the road so much. It gets hard on us.”

On the heels of Mother’s Day, Will Smith was asked if he had any stories about his mom and baseball and he said, “My mom is like your standard mom. She was interested in everything, even if you would do real bad. So one day I’m in, I had just been moved to the bullpen while in Triple-A with Kansas City, and I give up a home run and we lose the game and all this stuff. Obviously, I’m mad. I go back to the clubhouse and look at my phone, and I have a text from my mom. She’s like, ‘Good job, just leave your home run pitch at home next time!’ And you can’t be mad at your mom so I just threw my phone in my locker and said ‘I’m outta here!’”

Will Smith talked about his mom, Kay, at the event today.

Will Smith talked about his mom, Kay, at the event today.

Thanks to those who came out today, fun was had by all. And special thanks to my intern, Aaron Oberley, for his help on this post!

Cheers,

-Cait

@CMoyer

 

 

 

Happy Mother’s Day: Lots of Pink at the Park Today!

Mother’s Day is always a special day at the ballpark; there are a lot of festivities going on to celebrate the special women in our lives.

First, we’ve got a few special Mother’s Day e-cards that you can share:

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All those who came out to celebrate with us today got a special All-Fan Giveaway, a BobbleHank donning a pink bandana:

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We’re also celebrating  with plenty of pink, as part of the “Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer” program, which was started by Major League Baseball in 2006.

Some of the players will use pink bats made by Louisville Slugger, the Official Bat of Major League Baseball, stamped with the MLB breast cancer awareness logo. Game-used Louisville Slugger pink bats from Mother’s Day games that have been authenticated by MLB will be auctioned exclusively on MLB.com to benefit the fight against breast cancer.

Bernie Brewer Pink Bat

Today, we’re also using pink-stitched Rawlings baseballs. the pink ribbon is appearing on the bases at each ballpark, the official dugout lineup cards are pink and the players are wearing pink wristbands, plus a variety of other pink accessories.

Mothers Day 2015

There are also a lot of pink shoes being worn today, like these:

Khris Davis gives us a sneak peek at his pink cleats for tomorrow. #MothersDay #KhrisDavis

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Pitchers in Pink.

Pitchers in Pink.

Pink ribbon decals for breast cancer awareness are also being worn by all on-field personnel.

Many of the players took to social media to wish their moms a Happy Mother’s Day:

and I had also collected a few photos of some of the guys and their moms to share on our social media platforms:

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In addition, we welcomed 2015 Honorary Bat Girl Winner, Johanna Kretschmer.

The Honorary Bat Girl program celebrates those who have been affected by breast cancer and who have gone above and beyond to demonstrate a commitment to fight this disease. Johanna is a two-time survivor of the disease and we were happy to have her out here today to throw out the first pitch.

Honorary Bat Girl 2015

To learn more about Major League Baseball’s commitment to the cause visit MLBCommunity.org.

I also want to wish my own mom a very Happy Mother’s Day. I love you mom, I wouldn’t be where I am today without your love and support!

Happy Mother’s Day to my mom and all the moms out there–Go BREWERS!

-Cait

@CMoyer

 

What Cait Ate: “The Chili Cheese Davis Burger” and other May Specials at AJ Bombers

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”

-Yogi Berra

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it…and try these concessions!”

-Cait

The “Chili Cheese Davis Burger” from AJ Bombers

During each homestand, I’ll sample some of the latest and greatest Miller Park fare and review it here, for you.

One of my favorite spots at Miller Park continues to be AJ Bombers. The popular restaurant and bar-with locations in Milwaukee and Madison- occupies the outside space formerly known as the Plaza Pavilion, along the west side of Miller Park near the right-field gate.

AJ Bombers offers a selection of cheeseburgers, egg rolls, tater tots, shakes, custards, specialty concrete mixers and more. The menu also include homestand specials, such as the city-themed concrete mixers as well as monthly player burger features.

THE CHILI CHEESE DAVIS BURGER-$9

The AJ Bombers Player Burger of the Month is the Chili Cheese Davis Burger.

The AJ Bombers Player Burger of the Month is the Chili Cheese Davis Burger.

Making its debut tonight is the “Chili Cheese Davis Burger,” a special burger named after Brewers outfielder Khris Davis.

“The Chili Cheese Davis” includes a single patty cheeseburger topped with housemade chili, jalapeños and avocado. It is available exclusively at Miller Park for the month of May, so you’ll want to be sure to try it out soon.

Khris Davis Burger

After one bite Khris declared his burger, "Awesome."

After one bite Khris declared his burger, “Awesome.”

In addition, AJ Bombers continues to offer special concrete custard concoctions by series. Here’s a look at what’s on deck for May here exclusively at Miller Park:

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I’ll be sure to check in with AJ Bombers often throughout the season to keep you informed on their newest menu items.

Don’t forget that you can always access our featured menu items via MLB.com’s Ballpark app to check out what’s new and exciting.

Where To Satisfy Your Craving: Fans can find AJ Bombers on the Field Level, in the outside space formerly known as the Plaza Pavilion, along the west side of Miller Park near the right-field gate.

What about you? Do you have a favorite ballpark snack? A question about concessions? Something you’d like to see featured here? Post your comments below!

Bon Appetit!

-Cait

@CMoyer

Brewers Walk-Up & Entrance Music: Updated 5/1/15

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!

Ballpark App

2015 AT-BAT WALK-UP MUSIC

Braun – “All Day” by Kanye West

Centeno – “Intenso” by Daddy Yankee

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 – “Safe and Sound” 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)

Rogers –  “Never Scared” Instrumental by Bone Crusher

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

Special Miller Lite Deck Offers During the Next Homestand

This coming homestand, we’ve got two special offers you can’t pass up! 

We’ve got tickets in the Miller Lite Deck–which includes a full buffet and two drinks per person–for select games at Miller Park for just $49.

This offer is valid for the following games:

Wednesday, May 6 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Monday, May 11 vs. Chicago White Sox

There are about 50 tickets available and at this price, they won’t be available for long, so you’ll want to act fast. Click here to score your tickets today!

Here’s a little more info on the area. Miller Lite Deck: The Miller Lite Deck is our newest All-Inclusive Area at Miller Park. Just above the right-field bleachers, guests will enjoy a pregame buffet, private bar, flat screen TV’s and plenty of opportunity to socialize with their group. Accommodates 25-70 people. Miller Lite Party Deck at Miller Park

Menu Items:  Klement’s bratwursts smothered in sauerkraut with secret stadium sauce, Klement’s hot dogs, grilled sirloin burgers, chicken fingers, corn on the cob, popcorn & peanuts, assorted cookies, unlimited soft drinks.and two beers per adult.

Don’t forget that you can continue to visit brewers.com/allin all season long to scoop up more of these fantastic offers and for your chance to purchase individual tickets to our all-inclusive areas!

Cheers!

-Cait

@CMoyer

RBI Athlete of the Month: Tomas Pinet, Jr.

Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities, or the RBI Program, is a MLB youth baseball initiative and partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs. The RBI program was developed by former scout and Major Leaguer John Young in Los Angeles in 1989 to provide youth ages 9 to 17 the opportunity to learn and enjoy the game of baseball. Each month, we honor RBI student athletes on the diamond that portray dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, reliability and monthly performance.

This first honoree of 2015 is Tomas Pinet, Jr.

Tomas Pinet JR

Tomas is a freshman at Rufus King International High School and is an outstanding student with a 4.0 GPA.  Tomas started playing baseball for the Felix Mantilla and then Beckum Stapleton. He’s been playing with the RBI Traveling team for the last three years. Tomas is a very skilled pitcher with pinpoint accuracy and command of the zone.  He is also a solid hitter and a good base runner.  Last season, he was voted MVP.

When Tomas is not playing baseball, he is volunteering at St. Vincent DePaul Society on the Southside of Milwaukee. He is considered a role model too many, an asset to his team and a leader to his teammates.

Thanks, Tomas, for your passion for baseball and contributions to the community!

Tomas was honored in a pregame ceremony tonight and tossed out a ceremonial first pitch:

Tomas Pinet Jr

Thomas Pinet is greeted by Coach Joe Crawford after his first pitch.

Thomas Pinet is greeted by Coach Joe Crawford after his first pitch.

Want to help support the RBI Program? It’s as simple as sending a tweet!

When a Brewers pitcher strikes out an opposing batter, make sure to jump on Twitter and tweet: #WHIFF  and include our handle, @Brewers.

That’s all you have to do! Each month, if we’re in the top 7 teams, we can win anywhere from $2,500 to $10,000 for our local RBI program. AND the team with the most #Whiff tweets for the season will receive an additional $20,000 donation! 

We won $40,000 last season, so keep tweeting to help us support our local program again in 2015! View the current standings at mlb.com/whiff.

-Cait

@CMOYER

SPECIAL OFFER: $39 TICKETS IN THE DEW DECK FOR MONDAY, 4/20

We’ve got a special offer for you for the Monday, April 20 Brewers vs. Reds game at Miller Park: Purchase a ticket in the Dew Deck–which includes a full buffet and two drinks per person–for just $39.

In case you’re not familiar with the Dew Deck, it is  one of the most popular party areas in Miller Park. Recently remodeled, the signature addition to the area is a 25-foot high rock climbing wall. This area is located above the right-field bleachers and includes a pregame buffet that begins when the Miller Park gates open and ends one hour after the first pitch.

Dew Deck at Miller Park

Menu Items include: Klement’s Bratwursts smothered in sauerkraut, Klement’s hot dogs, BBQ chicken breasts, grilled sirloin burgers, Wisconsin mac & cheese, corn on the cob, red wine vinaigrette coleslaw, assorted cookies, soft drinks and two beers per adult.

In the past, offers like this have sold quickly, so you’ll want to snap up these tickets quickly!

To purchase, click here

-Cait

@CMoyer

Special Miller Lite Deck Offer for Saturday, April 25 vs. Cardinals

Here’s a special offer you can’t pass up! 

We’ve got tickets in the Miller Lite Deck–which includes a full buffet and two drinks per person–for the Saturday, April 25 Brewers vs. Cardinals game at Miller Park for just $49

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There are about 50 tickets available and at this price, they won’t be available for long, so you’ll want to act fast. Click here to score your tickets today!

Here’s a little more info on the area. Miller Lite Deck: The Miller Lite Deck is our newest All-Inclusive Area at Miller Park. Just above the right-field bleachers, guests will enjoy a pregame buffet, private bar, flat screen TV’s and plenty of opportunity to socialize with their group. Accommodates 25-70 people. Miller Lite Party Deck at Miller Park

Menu Items:  Klement’s bratwursts smothered in sauerkraut with secret stadium sauce, Klement’s hot dogs, grilled sirloin burgers, chicken fingers, corn on the cob, popcorn & peanuts, assorted cookies, unlimited soft drinks.and two beers per adult.

Don’t forget that you can continue to visit brewers.com/allin all season long to scoop up more of these fantastic offers and for your chance to purchase individual tickets to our all-inclusive areas!

Cheers!

-Cait

@CMoyer

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