Let’s Play Ball!" Celebrity Chef and Philanthropist, Chris Valdes will throw out the honorary first pitch at the afternoon game pitting the Miami Marlins vs. Milwaukee Brewers at loanDepot park on Sunday, May 15 at 1:40 p.m. As a Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Ambassador, Chef Chris is thrilled to have been chosen to partake in his hometown team’s game. "It is an honor to be throwing out the first pitch at the Marlins game, my Miami hometown team," he said. "I share the philosophy of hard work and dedication with Marlins players and coaches, it’s what has made my dreams come true." Chef Chris, who rose to fame as a contestant on Food Network Star, last year released his debut cookbook One With the Kitchen. The book, which is part autobiography, part cookbook, follows the story of how the Chef found his voice through food, and is perfect for cooks of all levels. DAZN is the new home of NFL in Canada. Live stream every NFL Live Free game in HD. Sign up today - $20 per month or $150 annually. Cancel anytime.