Fire defender Arne Friedrich to throw out Ceremonial First Pitch at Chicago Cubs game Tuesday night

German defender to participate in seventh inning festivities with teammates Gargan & Oduro

CHICAGO, Ill.  – Chicago Fire defender Arne Friedrich will throw out the Ceremonial First Pitch at the Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets game on Tuesday, June 26 at Wrigley Field at 7:05 p.m. CT. The German international and two-time World Cup veteran will then join teammates Dominic Oduro and Dan Gargan to lead  Cubs fans in singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the traditional 7th inning stretch.

The Men in Red have put together a string of good results recently, defeating the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Sunday, June 17 and the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday, June 23, effectively ending the six-game unbeaten streaks of both teams.

Who: Arne Friedrich, Dominic Oduro and Dan Gargan

What: Fire Defender Arne Friedrich to throw out Ceremonial First Pitch at Chicago Cubs Game; Friedrich, Gargan and Oduro to lead fans in 7th inning stretch and sing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”

Where: Wrigley Field
              1060 West Addison Street
               Chicago, IL 60613

When: Tuesday, June 26
             7:05 p.m. CT

Broadcast:   WCIU The U

The Fire return to action when they take on Sporting Kansas City at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park on Friday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m. CT on the NBC Sports Network and 97.5 ESPN Deportes. The Fire will host the LA Galaxy presented by Quaker Oats at Toyota Park Sunday, July 8 at 2:00 p.m. CT (ESPN/97.5 ESPN Deportes).