Mariners invite fans to Safeco to watch road opener

Admission is $1; Seattle's regular season begins March 31 in Anaheim

Mariners invite fans to Safeco to watch road opener

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Mariners fans who want to watch the Opening Day game against the Angels in Anaheim on March 31 will be able to view the game on the big screen at Safeco Field.

For the second consecutive year, the Mariners are holding an open house on Opening Day while the game shows on the MarinersVision screen, which is the largest video board in Major League Baseball.

The ballpark will open at 5:30 p.m. PT, with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Admission is $1, with all proceeds going to Northwest Harvest, which collects and distributes food to approximately 300 hunger programs in the state of Washington. Each fan will receive a free "True to the Blue" T-shirt. Kids under 14 are free, but will still require a ticket for admission. Tickets are available online at, at Mariners Team Stores and the Safeco Field ticket office.

Live music will be provided in The 'Pen before the game and fans will be able walk around the warning track and also buy pizza, hot dogs and beer at the concession stands. Safeco Field's parking garage will be available for season-ticket holders.

Single-game tickets for all 2014 home games will go on sale to the general public this Saturday at 10 a.m.

Greg Johns is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @GregJohnsMLB as well as his Mariners Musings blog. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.