The Phillies are urging fans to arrive early for Sunday's season opener against Atlanta at Citizens Bank Park.

Pregame events, including the raising of the world championship flag, begin at 7:15 p.m. Game time is 8:05 p.m. (ESPN2, WPHT radio).

The Phillies will play exhibition games against Tampa Bay tonight and tomorrow.

Game time for today is 7:05, with Ashburn Alley gates opening at 4:35 and the remaining gates at 5:35. All fans will receive a print of former Phillies outfielder Pat Burrell, now with the Rays.

Game time tomorrow is 1:05 p.m., with Ashburn Alley gates opening at 10:35 a.m. and other gates at 11:35. All fans will receive a schedule magnet with 2009 Phillies games, TV and promotions. *