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Brewers return home Monday starting with series against Cubs

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The I-94 rivalry will be back in full swing on Monday, June 11 when the Brewers return home from an eight-game road trip to begin a three-game set against the Chicago Cubs. This time around, the heated competition on the field will be accompanied by the first-ever Brewers-Cubs Wives Softball Challenge, which will take place at Helfaer Field on Tuesday, June 12. Following the series against the Cubs, the Crew will close out the homestand with three games against the Philadelphia Phillies, beginning on Friday, June 15.

In addition to the Wives Softball Challenge, highlights for the homestand include the first 5-County Friday of the season, a Mini Replica Bullpen Car giveaway and a pair of Theme Nights: Stitch ‘N Pitch on Monday, June 11 and Pack at the Park on Saturday, June 16.

Monday, June 11 vs. Chicago Cubs – 7:10 p.m.
The Salvation Army Feed the Kids Summer Meals Program – Monday, June 11 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. at the Miller Park Tailgate House (rain or shine), Brewers players, wives, front office staff and other community leaders will join The Salvation Army leadership & advisory board members in kicking off the Feed the Kids summer meals program. Guests will prepare 1,800 lunches for The Salvation Army Feed the Kids summer meals program. The program is designed to meet the needs of children in Milwaukee’s underserved neighborhoods.

Stitch ‘N Pitch – The Brewers invite fans to pick up their threads and knit together -- literally -- at the ballpark with the ever-popular Stitch 'N Pitch ticket package. Fans who purchase this package will receive a yarn-themed Bernie BrewerTM mini-bobblehead.

Prostate Cancer Home Run ChallengeMajor League Baseball and the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) will host their annual Home Run Challenge initiative with two major goals; increase awareness for the early detection of prostate cancer and to support research to find a cure. During the Home Run Challenge, the Prostate Cancer Foundation invites MLB fans to pledge a donation for every home run hit from June 1 through Father’s Day, June 17. Today, PCF Chairman Mike Milken with throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Tuesday, June 12 vs. Chicago Cubs – 7:10 p.m.
Wives Softball Challenge – To add another layer to the I-94 rivalry -- and raise money for a good cause -- the wives of the Brewers and Cubs players will face off in the first-ever Brewers-Cubs Wives Softball Challenge at Helfaer Field outside Miller Park at noon. With a Wives Softball Challenge special ticket package, fans will have the opportunity to cheer on the Brewers Wives alongside the players. Along with a ticket to the exhibition, each special ticket package includes a ticket to the Brewers vs. Cubs game that evening, a limited-edition Brewers tumbler and a donation to Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI).

Season Seat Holder Appreciation Day – Brewers Season Seat Holders (20-Game Plan Holders and above) will enjoy 25% off concessions and merchandise, as well as early access to Miller Park to watch the Brewers take batting practice. For complete details, visit brewers.com/sshappreciation.

Wednesday, June 13 vs. Chicago Cubs – 1:10 p.m.
Senior Stroll, Presented by WPS Health Insurance – Following the game, fans 60+ are invited to come down to the field and walk the outfield warning track.

Friday, June 15 vs. Philadelphia Phillies – 7:10 p.m.
Girl Scout Night – All Girl Scout troops enjoy specially discounted ticket packages as well as have an opportunity to participate in a pregame parade on the field and a scavenger hunt around the ballpark. A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to the scouting program in Milwaukee, Kenosha and Racine.

5-County Friday – Residents of Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Washington, and Waukesha Counties save 50% on tickets. Excludes the Miller Lite Beerpen, All-Inclusive Areas, Platinum and Uecker Seats.

Season Seat Holder Appreciation Day – See above.

Student Night – Every Friday home game, high school and college students can purchase $10 Terrace Reserved or $15 Loge Bleachers tickets and enjoy special deals on food and beverages through the end of the first inning.

Miller Light Beerpen – Every Friday home game, fans 21+ who sit in the Miller Lite Beerpen in the right-field Loge Bleachers will receive a free Brewers T-shirt, courtesy of Miller Lite.

Saturday, June 16 vs. Philadelphia Phillies – 3:10 p.m.
Pack at the Park – Fans who purchase a special Pack at the Park ticket package will receive a Green & Gold Packers-Brewers co-branded T-shirt. Additionally, select Packers alumni will be in attendance for photo opportunities throughout the afternoon.

Boy Scout Night – All Boy Scout troops enjoy specially discounted ticket packages as well as have an opportunity to participate in a pregame parade around the warning track. A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to the scouting program in Milwaukee, Kenosha and Racine.

Scott’s Pitch, Hit & Run Team Championship Competition – This spring, over 600,000 children participated nationwide in Major League Baseball’s free Pitch, Hit & Run program. Prior to the game, the top 12 boy and girl qualifiers from Wisconsin will compete at Miller Park in hopes of advancing to the National Finals at the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Washington D.C. Winners from the competition will be recognized on the field during a pre-game presentation.

Brewers Coupon Book – The first 25,000 fans 18+ will receive a Brewers coupon book featuring a variety of special offers and savings.

Sunday, June 17 vs. Philadelphia Phillies – 1:10 p.m.
Mini Replica Bullpen Car, presented by Kwik Trip – The first 20,000 fans in attendance will receive a rolling miniature Replica Bullpen Car modeled after the famous cart from County Stadium.

Stock the BoxTM Tool Drive – Associated Bank will host the Stock the Box™ Tool Drive benefitting Housing Resources Inc. Fans can donate new or gently used tools at two locations on the Miller Park Plaza and receive tickets to the Tuesday, July 24 game against the Washington Nationals. Limit eight tickets per person. Visit brewers.com/tools for more information.

Military Half-Price Discount – Active duty military and veterans, verified by ID.me, can purchase half-price tickets in select locations. Tickets are only available for digital delivery. There is an 8 ticket limit per game.

Kids Run the Bases, Presented by Aurora Health Care – Following Sunday home games, kids 14 and under can run the bases at Miller Park.

Kids Ice Cream Sunday – Every Sunday home game, kids 14 and under will receive a free ice cream bar, courtesy of Blue Ribbon Classics.

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