Kemp and Ethier to play in front of sold out Kino Staidum
Reporter: Jason Barr, Sports Director
TUCSON (Tucson Padres) The Los Angeles’ lineup is scheduled to feature All-Stars Andre Ethier and Matt Kemp when the Dodgers play the Chicago Cubs at Kino Stadium Thursday, March 21 at 1:05 pm in the annual Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation charity game.
Other established Major Leaguers A.J. Ellis, Mark Ellis, Nick Punto and Skip Schumaker are expected to play for the Dodgers.
RHP Scott Feldman is scheduled to start for the Cubs while the Dodgers counter with RHP Steven Fife. A tentative list of Chicago players is expected in the next 24 hours.
The game is sold out.
“We are excited the ballpark will be filled to support the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation while enjoying a great day of baseball,” said Tucson Padres General Manager Mike Feder. “Please leave early to make sure you avoid traffic congestion and get in your seat before 12:30.”
Fans can donate new or used sports gear to local kids through the Pack the Pods Container. The Tucson Padres are partnering with Journal Broadcast Group and the Tucson Conquistadores to help collect sporting goods for the children of southern Arizona at Thursday’s game. Equipment for any sport is acceptable to donate at the Pack the Pods Container, which is located in front of the ballpark.