Gates open at 10:40 a.m., the pregame ceremony starts at 12:30 p.m. and first pitch is scheduled for 1:10 pm ET.
The team is encouraging fans to take mass transit and arrive to the game early in anticipation of a sold-out crowd and new security protocols.
Mets will honor the families of fallen NYPD heroes Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, who were killed in the line of duty on Dec. 20 in Brooklyn. Detective Liu’s widow, Pei Xia Chen, and children will throw out the game’s ceremonial first pitch.
The National Anthem will be performed by NYPD Officer Lauren Leggio.
More than 150 NYPD officers will hold a 150 feet by 300 feet American Flag that will span the outfield grass beneath an NYPD helicopter flyover.
Edgardo Alfonzo, John Franco, Rusty Staub and Mookie Wilson will present a game flag to the military Veteran of the Game.