PURCHASE, NY – April 26, 2018 – Beginning April 30, baseball fans have the opportunity to purchase MLB® All-Star Week™ ticket strips on MLB.com/ASGpresale exclusively with a Mastercard, including tickets to the MLB® All-Star Game® presented by Mastercard. The presale will start at 10 a.m. ET, and tickets are available on a first-come, first-served, while supplies last basis.
“We know our cardholders are passionate about baseball, which is why we are so excited that they will be among the first to have the opportunity to purchase ticket strips to MLB All-Star Week,” said Mike Tasevski, vice president, U.S. sponsorships, Mastercard. “Attending the events in Washington, D.C. this summer will be such a special experience for any sports fan, and with their Mastercard, they’ll have exclusive access and benefits tied to the week’s activities.”
MLB® All-Star Week™ events will take place in Washington, D.C. July 13 – 17 at Nationals Park™ and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The Mastercard presale is an opportunity to purchase ticket strips to 2018 MLB® All-Star Week™ events exclusively available to Mastercard cardholders before the general public ticket sale takes place. A maximum of four ticket strips can be purchased at a time, with each strip containing:
- One ticket to the MLB® All-Star Game® presented by Mastercard on July 17.
- One ticket to Gatorade All-Star Workout Day™ on July 16 featuring the T-Mobile Home Run Derby®.
- One ticket for All-Star Sunday™ on July 15 featuring the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game™ and the All-Star Legends & Celebrities Softball Game™.
- Two single-day admission tickets to GEICO All-Star FanFest™ valid July 13, 16 or 17.*
- One official 2018 MLB All-Star Commemorative Program.
The 2018 MLB® All-Star Game® presented by Mastercard will be played at Nationals Park, home of the Nationals, and broadcast live on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET on July 17. This year’s edition of the T-Mobile Home Run Derby® takes place the night prior and will be broadcast live on ESPN. Mastercard is an official sponsor of Major League Baseball.
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*Each 2018 GEICO All-Star FanFest™ ticket provides one-time entry for one person valid any time during normal hours of operation: 9:00AM ET – 8:00PM ET on Friday, July 13 and Monday, July 16; and 9:00AM ET – 7:00PM ET on Tuesday, July 17.
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