Texas Rangers Homestand Highlights: September 4-14

Arlington, Texas-The Texas Rangers will host the Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels, and Atlanta Braves during a ten-game homestand that begins on Thursday, September 4.

The Rangers and Mariners conclude play in 2014 with a four-game series, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 4, 5, and 6 at 7:05 p.m. and Sunday, September 7 at 2:05 p.m. The first 15,000 fans entering Globe Life Park in Arlington on Thursday receive a Shin-Soo Choo Bobblehead.

Chicken Express sponsors a post-game Fireworks Show set to the music of Star Wars following Friday's game, and fans can purchase $15.00 Upper Reserved tickets to the September 5 contest by entering FIREWORKS as the coupon code at texasrangers.com. In addition, fans who wish to watch the fireworks from the field can purchase $10.00 infield passes at texasrangers.com or the Globe Life Park box office (space is limited). The Salute to Star Wars continues on Saturday, when the first 15,000 fans entering the park receive a Chicken Express R2-D2 Beanie. Star Wars characters will be making appearances on Friday and Saturday.

Whataburger and the Rangers are teaming up to strike out hunger during the Seattle series. Fans who bring pasta, peanut butter, rice, beans, or any two non-perishable food items to Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 5 and 6 will receive a coupon good for a Free Whataburger while supplies last. All donations will support the Tarrant Area Food Bank and North Texas Food Bank.

The A.L. West Division-leading Angels make their final appearance of the season in Arlington with 7:05 p.m. games on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, September 9, 10, and 11. September 10 is Nolan Ryan Beef Dollar Hot Dog Wednesday and Dr Pepper Autograph Wednesday. As part of the pre-game ceremonies on Patriot Day, Thursday, September 11, the Sheppard Air Force Base Honor Guard will present the colors and United States Airmen, joined by members of the Arlington Fire and Police Departments, will unfurl a large American flag in the outfield. The 531st United States Air Force Quintet will perform the National Anthem. The first 15,000 fans entering Globe Life Park will receive a Fanatics Fan's Choice Camo T-Shirt. 

The Braves makes their first appearance in Arlington since 2008 with interleague contests on Friday, September 12 at 7:05 p.m., Saturday, September 13 at 12:05 p.m., and Sunday, September 14 at 2:05 p.m. Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau Hispanic Heritage Day activities will take place prior to Sunday's game, including performances by Mariachi Michoacan, Ballet Folklorico de Fort Worth, and Greiner MS Mariachi Los Unicos. 

Tickets for the upcoming homestand and all 2014 September home games can be purchased at texasrangers.com, by calling 972.RANGERS, and at the Globe Life Park in Arlington ticket office.

Game-by-game highlights of the homestand:

Thursday, September 4 vs. Seattle Mariners - 7:05 p.m. - FSSW-HD                     

  • Shin-Soo Choo Bobblehead to first 15,000 fans
  • KIA Long Ball Section (all fans seated in a designated outfield section will receive a Long Ball Section T-Shirt, Cheer Card, and KIA coupons)
  • National Anthem performed by One Accord

Friday, September 5 vs. Seattle Mariners - 7:05 p.m. - TXA 21-HD

  • Chicken Express Post-game Fireworks Show set to music of Star Wars
  • National Anthem performed by Joel Lagrone

Saturday, September 6 vs. Seattle Mariners - 7:05 p.m. - FSSW-HD          

  • Chicken Express R2-D2 Beanie to first 15,000 fans
  • KIA Long Ball Section (all fans seated in a designated outfield section will receive a Long Ball Section T-Shirt, Cheer Card, and KIA coupons)
  • National Anthem performed by Vocal Fusion

Sunday, September 7 vs. Seattle Mariners - 2:05 p.m. - FSSW-HD         

  • Blue Bell $1 Ice Cream Sunday (youngsters, 13 and under)
  • National Anthem performed by University of North Texas Euphonium Quintet
  • Run the Bases post-game

Tuesday, September 9 vs. Los Angeles Angels  - 7:05 p.m. - FSSW-HD        

  • Ozarka Online Ticket Tuesday
  • Colors presented by Denton High School AFJROTC
  • National Anthem performed by Curtis Grimes

Wednesday, September 10 vs. Los Angeles Angels - 7:05 p.m. - FSSW-HD         

  • Nolan Ryan Beef Dollar Hot Dog Wednesday
  • Dr Pepper Autograph Wednesday
  • Rangers August Player of the Month presentation to Adam Rosales
  • Ceremonial first pitch by Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Maestro Miguel Harth-Bedoya
  • National Anthem performed by Zane Williams and Kylie Rae

Thursday, September 11 vs. Los Angeles Angels - 7:05 p.m. - FSSW-HD                     

  • Fanatics Fan's Choice Camo T-Shirt to first 15,000
  • Moment of Silence in remembrance of Patriot Day
  • Colors presented by Sheppard Air Force Base Honor Guard
  • Unfurling of American Flag in outfielder by United States Airmen and members of the City of Arlington Fire and Police Departments
  • National Anthem performed by 531st Air Force Quintet
  • Ceremonial first pitch by U.S. Army Sergeant Tyler DeVaney
  • KIA Long Ball Section (all fans seated in a designated outfield section will receive a Long Ball Section T-Shirt, Cheer Card, and KIA coupons)

Friday, September 12 vs. Atlanta Braves - 7:05 p.m. - TXA 21-HD

  • National Anthem performed by Grapevine/Colleyville ISD Choir
  • Colors presented by Sheppard Air Force Base Honor Guard

Saturday, September 13 vs. Atlanta Braves - 12:05 p.m. - FOX4-HD           Gates Open at 10:30 a.m.

  • KIA Long Ball Section (all fans seated in a designated outfield section will receive a Long Ball Section T-Shirt, Cheer Card, and KIA coupons)
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation pre-game presentation
  • National Anthem performed by Michael Baker

Sunday, September 14 vs. Atlanta Braves - 2:05 p.m. - FSSW-HD         

  • Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau Hispanic Heritage Day pre-game presentation to Rangers field personnel
  • Performances by Mariachi Michoacan (pre-game on 1B concourse and on-field), Ballet Folklorico de Fort Worth (pre-game on CF concourse and on-field), and Greiner MS Mariachi Los Unicos (pre-game outside HP Gate)
  • Blue Bell $1 Ice Cream Sunday (youngsters, 13 and under)
  • National Anthem performed by Norma Valles
  • Run the Bases post-game